FREE Rainbow Fish Knitting Pattern

This little knitted fish is in a rainbow style. It is quick and easy to make.

Made with oddments of white double knitting yarn. A small amount of toy stuffing. 3mm single pointed needles were used.   It is about 12 cm from end to end when finished.

Change colours and yarn as you like if you don’t want to use the rainbow colours.

Abbreviations : k – knit. p – purl. st – stitch. tog-together. inc – increase by knitting into the front and back of the stitch. st-st – Stocking Stitch (k1row, p1row). 

Fish – Make 2

Start at the tail. With red, cast on 20 sts
Purl 1 row
Next: k2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, k2tog (18 sts)

Purl 1 row
Next: k2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, k2tog
Colour : Change to orange now and then change to yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet every 6 rows to the end of the piece
Complete the last 2 rows until 10 sts remain

Body
Purl 1 row
Next: inc1, knit to last stitch, inc1
Complete the last 2 rows until there are 20 sts

Starting with a purl row, st-st 9 rows

Next: k2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, k2tog
Purl 1 row
Complete the last 2 rows until 10 sts remain

Cast off

Place both sides of the fish together, sew around the outside, add stuffing and seal up. Sew an eye on either side with black yarn. Go over the stitch several times until you have the shape you like.

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3 thoughts on “FREE Rainbow Fish Knitting Pattern

  1. Jill Neal says:

    Thanks for keeping in touch through these strange times and lovely little stash buster patterns

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