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Kirsten D on craftsy.com
Manchester, NH

I am a mother to three small children, a devoted wife, and a passionate student and practitioner of myriad knitting, sewing, jewelry making, and antique restoration techniques.

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Knit Fishing Toy Set

from Kirsten D
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Knit Fishing Toy Set
Knit Fishing Toy Set Knit fishing game in action
Knit Fishing Toy Set Knit fish
Knit Fishing Toy Set Knit fishing game
Knit Fishing Toy Set Knit fishing holder

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Knitting Skills
  • Knowledge of working with double pointed needles

Pattern Description:

This fishing set is a great homemade game to make for your own child or a gift. The instruction set comes with full color instructions for making a fishing pole, 3 different fish and a wool felt pond play mat that doubles as a carrying case. The clear instructions will guide even a beginning knitter through the project with ease. This project is also a great way to use up scrap yarn! I believe you will be so inspired you may not be able to stop at just three fish!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 10 inches x 12 inches play surface


  • 12in x 12in piece of Dimensions 100% wool felt
  • 9in. long 3/8in. diameter wood dowel
  • Metal washer ~1/2in. diameter
  • 3 small magnets >1/4in diameter or square
  • wool roving for stuffing fish
  • Black embroidery floss
  • Sock yarn in colors suitable for fish
  • DK weight yarn scrap to edge pond
  • Yarn or twine for fishing line

You Will Also Need:

  • Set of US1 double pointed needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • Drill

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