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I first learned to crochet when I was about 10, but didn't really start to get into it again until my first child was born. In 2010, I designed the Magnetic Fishing Set and Turtle Memory Game as fun ...

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Magnetic Fishing Game

from Little Tadpole Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Magnetic Fishing Game
Magnetic Fishing Game
Magnetic Fishing Game
Magnetic Fishing Game
Magnetic Fishing Game
Magnetic Fishing Game

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • increase/decrease
  • crocheting in the round
  • chain, slip stitch, single/double/triple crochet

Pattern Description:

This cute set includes six fish in a rainbow of colors, plus fishing pole, and it's sure to be adored by your little one. Use the pole to "catch" the magnetic fish and have fun learning colors at the same time!

This pattern is in downloadable pdf format and includes both written instruction AND full color photos of every step of the process.

What you do with this set is limited only by your imagination! You can make as many fish as you like in as many colors as you like. How about adding black, white, brown, and pink for a set of ten? Or use coordinating yarn in light and dark shades on each individual fish? Does you little one have a favorite color? You might choose to make a set that only changes the colors of the fish mouths and fins! This set is fun and versatile, and can be made in your choice of synthetic or all natural materials.


Please note that this pattern is intended for personal or limited small home-run business use. Pattern is an original design by Little Tadpole Designs. Pattern may not be copied, modified, or distributed by any means, including electronic, photocopy, or otherwise. All text and photographs are owned by and may not be used for any promotional purpose except by the original designer, Little Tadpole Designs.
If you choose to make and sell a finished product from this pattern, please provide credit to Little Tadpole Designs for the pattern design if you include any photos you take featuring your finished product.

If you have any questions regarding this pattern, or it's use and permissions, please contact me any time through my Etsy shop.

Finished product not intended for use by children under the age of 3, or any child who habitually puts objects in their mouths.
Please be aware of small parts, and that magnets can be very dangerous if swallowed.
Should be played with under supervision, and inspected regularly for loose parts.
Little Tadpole Designs is not responsible for the quality or safety of the finished product or any injury resulting from its use.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fish end up approximately 2.5"/7cm long.


  • worsted weight yarn of your choice of colors for 6 fish & fishing line
  • polyfill
  • dowel or stick to be used as fishing pole
  • 12 eye buttons (approximate size 1/2")
  • 6 magnetic rings/washers for fish mouths
  • 1 large ring magnet (approximate size 1")

You Will Also Need:

  • 3.75mm/US F 5 crochet hook
  • yarn needle
  • needle & thread