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Clownfish Granny Square Crochet Pattern - Ocean Afghan Series

The Clownfish is the 15th and final square of my Ocean Afghan. To find all the information about this Afghan click here.

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I can't tell you how happy I am to be sharing with you the last and final square of the Ocean Afghan! 

This guy has a lot of color changing and ends to weave in, but it's worth it! He adds a really fun pop of color to the afghan. Whip up this little guy, and get started on joining those squares!

Materials
Worsted weight yarn in orange, black, white
6mm safety eye (can be substituted by sewing on with black yarn)
E hook
G hook
Tapestry needle and scissors

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Pattern notes:

SC2TOG: single crochet 2 together (AKA SC decrease) - Insert hook into first stitch, pull up a loop, insert hook into second stitch, pull up a loop, YO, pull through all loops on hook.

SC3TOG: single crochet 3 together - Insert hook into stitch, pull up a loop, repeat for 2 more stitches, YO, pull through all loops on hook


Pattern

Using E hook and starting with orange yarn:

Row 1: Chain 4, SC into second chain from hook and the next 2 across, turn your work
Row 2: Chain 1, 2SC, SC, 2SC, turn
Row 3: Chain 1, 2SC, SC in next 3, 2SC, turn
Change to black
Row 4: Chain 1, SC across, turn
Change to White
Row 5: Chain 1, SC across, turn
Change to Black
Row 6: Chain 1, SC across, turn
Change to Orange
Row 7: Chain 1, SC across
Row 8: Chain 2, DC in next 2 stitches, SC into next 3 stitches, DC into last 2 stitches, turn
Change to Black
Row 9: Chain 1, SC across
Change to White
Row 10: Chain 1, SC into next 2 stitches, DC into next 3 stitches, SC into last 2 stitches, turn
Change to Black
Row 11: Chain 1, SC across, turn
Change to Orange
Row 12: Chain 1, SC2tog, Sc into next 3 stitches, SC2tog, turn
Row 13: Chain 1, SC2tog, SC, SC2tog, turn
Row 14: Chain 1, SC3tog, turn
Row 15: Chain 1, 2SC, turn
Row 16: Chain 1, 2SC in each stitch across, turn
Row 17: Chain 1, 2SC in each stitch across, turn
Change to Black
Row 18: Chain 1, SC across, fasten off

Fins - Using G hook and starting with orange

Attach yarn to top middle orange section of the body.
Chain 1, HDC, DC, HDC, slip stitch into same stitch last HDC was made, fasten off.
Attach black yarn to just made fin and single crochet around, fasten off

Attach yarn to last black stripe on top of the body
Chain 1, HDC in next 3 stitches, slip stitch into same stitch last HDC was made, fasten off
Attach black yarn to just made fin and single crochet around, fasten off

Attach yarn to underside of body 1 stitch away from the tail
Chain 1, HDC in next 3 stitches, slip stitch into same stitch last HDC was made, fasten off
Attach black yarn to just made fin and single crochet around, fasten off

Side fin - using E hook and starting with orange yarn
Make a slip knot, chain 3, SC into second chain from hook and next stitch, turn
Chain 1, 2SC in each stitch, turn
Change to black
Chain 1, SC across, fasten off

Attach safety eye or sew on with black yarn and tapestry needle.


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3 comments

  1. Is there instructions for this 4th fin? The on the side belly side of fish.

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    1. Yes! It looks like I forgot to add that little part :) I just updated it and the instructions for the side fin is there! Thank you for bringing it to my attention!

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  2. Wow. This is the perfect design to follow and I hope that following your guidelines, I will be able to knit the same design myself.

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