Magikarp

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SUPPLIES
Worsted weight yarn in orange, yellow, white, and pink
Small safety eye or black yarn for eye
Tapestry needle
Scissors
4.00 mm crochet hook

 

BODY

Using pink, chain 5

Row 1: SC in second chain from hook. SC across. Chain 1. Turn

Row 2: 2 SC in first stitch. SC in next two stitches. 2 SC in last stitch. Change to orange. Turn.

Row 3: 2 SC in first stitch. SC in next 4 stitches. 2 SC in last stitch. Chain 1. Turn

Row 4: 2 SC in first stitch. SC in next 6 stitches. 2 SC in last stitch. Chain 1. Turn

Row 5: 2 SC in first stitch. SC in next 8 stitches. 2 SC in last stitch. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 6 & 7: SC across. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 8: SC2TOG. SC in next 8 stitches. SC2TOG. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 9: SC2TOG. SC in next 6 stitches. SC2TOG. Chain 1. Turn

Row 10: SC2TOG. SC in next 4 stitches. SC2TOG. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 11: SC across. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 12: SC2TOG. SC in next 2 stitches. SC2TOG. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 13: SC2TOG 2 times. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 14. SC2TOG. Finish off leaving tail for sewing.

Weave in ends.

CROWN FIN

Row 1: Attach yellow yarn to top of head. Make 6 slip stitches across evenly counting the stitch that attached the yarn. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 2: SC across. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 3: SC across. Chain 4.

Row 4: SC in second chain from hook. HDC in next two stiches. Use SC to attach to second stitch in the base of the crown (row 3). Chain 6. SC in second chain from hoop. HDC in next 2 chains. DC in last two chains. Use SC to attach to 4th stich in base of crown, Chain 4. SC in second chain from hook. HDC in next two stiches. Use SC to attach to last chain in crown row. Finish off. Weave in ends.

BOTTOM FIN

Attach yellow yarn to body. Chain 6. SC into same spot that you attached yarn making a loop. SC 1 across bottom of karp. Chain 8. SC into same space creating another loop. SC 1 across bottom of karp. . Chain 6. SC into same spot that you attached yarn making a loop. Finish off. Weave in ends

 

TAIL FIN

With white chain 2.

Row 1: 2 SC in second chain from hook. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 2: 2 SC in both stitches. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 3: 2 SC in first stich. SC in next two stitches. 2 SC in last stitch. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 4: 2 SC in first stitch. SC in next 4 stitches. 2 SC in last stitch. Change to orange.

Single crochet evenly down side of fan. When you get to the point, chain 1 and crochet evenly up the other side of the fan. Finish off. Weave in ends.

 

 

SIDE FIN

With white chain 3.

Row 1: 2 SC in second stitch from hook. 2 SC in next stitch. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 2: 2 SC in first stitch. SC in next stitches. 2 SC in next stitch. (the last stitch in this row is being skipped as It is a bit on a curve) Chain 1. Turn.

Row 3: 2 SC in first stitch. SC in next 4 stitches. Chain 1. Turn.

Row 4. SC across. Change to orange.

Row 5. SC evenly down one side. Chain 1. SC across the original foundation chain. Finish off leaving a tail for sewing. Weave in ends.

 

EYE

Magic circle. SC 4 times inside circle. SL to join.

2 SC in each stich around. SL to join. Finish off leaving a tail for sewing.

Insert a small safety eye in the center of the eye or use black yarn and create pupil with a French knot.

ASSEMBLY
Refer to image if needed for placement.

Pointed side to body, sew tail fin to body.

Sew eye under crown fin close to mouth

Position side fin at a slight angle from the bottom yellow fin with the orange “L” upside down. The fin should overlap the bottom yellow fin slightly. Sew into place.

Attach length of yellow or white (yellow for boys, white for girls) yarn to the left of the mouth. Chain 6. Finish off and secure whisker where it won’t come off.

Weave in any loose ends.