Finished Measurements: Fish is approx 6 inches long after felting. Pom-poms are approx 1 inch in diameter.
Lion Brand Wool (Art. 820)
100% wool; 3 oz. (85 g) 158 yds. (144 m); worsted weight
2 skeins #113 Scarlet
- Size 11 knitting needles
- Black cotton yarn for embroidery (We used Lion Brand Cotton #153 Black.)
- Blunt-end tapestry needle
- Tracing paper
Cast on 35 sts.
Knit skein of yarn in St st (knit 1 row, purl 1 row) for about 12 inches, ending on WS. Bind off.
Felt fabric and let dry.
Trace full-size fish pattern, onto tracing paper; cut out. Pin pattern onto felted fabric twice, and cut out two fish. Stitch the fish together using a buttonhole stitch and black cotton yarn; embroider the eye with a French knot.
Make three small pom-poms and felt them. String the pom-poms onto the cotton yarn, and attach the yarn to the fish.