Felted Fish for Kitty

Keep Whiskers entertained for hours with this easy project.

Skill Level: Easy

Finished Measurements: Fish is approx 6 inches long after felting. Pom-poms are approx 1 inch in diameter.

Yarn Lion Brand Wool (Art. 820) 100% wool; 3 oz. (85 g) 158 yds. (144 m); worsted weight 2 skeins #113 Scarlet

Needles and Extras

  • 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.

Download the Fish Pattern


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