Stingray Granny Square Crochet Pattern - Ocean Afghan Series

The Stingray is the 8th square of my Ocean Afghan. To find all the information about this Afghan click here.

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Say hello to my 8th granny square design - a stingray! I got my inspiration from Finding Nemo's Mr. Ray.  I love the spotted look of Mr. Ray and I wanted to incorporate that into this design!

I think he's very simple but will make a great addition to the other ocean friends I have currently designed.

This 8th squares puts me past the half-way mark *happy dance* and I "only" have 7 more to go!

I'm thrilled to be past the half way mark and every time I lay down my squares, I feel a sense of satisfaction. This afghan is coming together so beautifully with all the colors and I can't wait to have it all pieced together!

Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Navy and Silver Blue
G hook
6mm safety eyes (optional)
Tapestry needle

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Foundation single crochet technique will be used in this pattern for the tail.

YO = yarn over

6mm safety eyes are used, but can be substituted with french knots in black yarn.


Row 1: Chain 3, SC across, turn (2)
Row 2: Chain 1, 2SC in each stitch across, turn (4)
Row 3: Chain 1, 2SC, SC, SC, 2SC, turn (6)
Row 4: Chain 1, 2SC in each stitch across, turn (12)
Row 5: Chain 1, Sc across, turn (12)
Row 6: Chain 1, 2SC, SC in next 10 stitches, 2SC, turn (14)
Row 7: Chain 1, Sc across, turn (14)
Row 8: Chain 1, slip stitch into next 5 stitches, Chain 2, DC into next 4 stitches, slip stitch into the last 5 stitches, fasten off


Attach navy yarn to Row 1, chain up 1, insert hook into next space, pull up a loop, YO, pull through one loop, YO, pull through both loops. That completes one foundation single crochet. Continue to foundation single crochet 4 more times. Fasten off.

Using a tapestry needle and silver blue yarn, sew on spots on the body.

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1 comment

  1. How are you attaching the fish with yarn or thread and what color?