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Little Fishies Bath Tissue Cover

Little Fishies Bath Tissue Cover

Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This bath tissue cover is a request from my daughter who is now living all in her first apartment by herself. She wanted one with fishes swimming around on it and this is what I came up with.
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Materials Needed
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in royal blue
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in light blue
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in camouflage
Worsted weight acrylic yarn in pumpkin orange
4 Black E-Beads or other black beads 4mm in size
Black thread
Sewing needle

Size H/8 or 5mm aluminum crochet hook
Yarn needle for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4sc=1"
Finished Size: 7"w x 5½" h
Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructions
With Royal Blue
RND 1: Ch4, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, 11 dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (12dc)

RND 2: Working in back loops only for this round. Ch3, dc in same st as slst. Dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (24dc)

RND 3: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. Dc in next dc. *2dc in next dc. Dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (36dc)

RND 4: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. *2dc in next dc. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (48dc)

RND 5: Ch3, working in back lps only, Dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off royal blue.

Join light blue in same st as slst.
RND 6-12: Ch1, sc in same st as slst. Sc in each dc around. Join w/slst to first sc. At the end of RND 12. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

RND 13: Join camouflage in same st as slst. Ch3, dc in each sc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 14: Ch1, sc in same st as slst. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. Sc in same st as last sc. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. *Sc in next dc. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. Sc in same st as last sc. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Top of Tissue Cover.
Join camouflage to front loop of RND 1 at top of tissue cover inserting hook from center side of loop to outeredge. Ch1, sc in same st as slst. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. Sc in same st as last sc. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. *Sc in next dc. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. Sc in same st as last sc. Ch7, slst in 2nd ch from hook and in each of the next 5 chs. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first sc. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Little Fishies: Make 4 the same
W/Orange Ch8. Slst in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next ch. Hdc in next ch. Dc in each of the next 2 chs. Hdc in next ch. Sc in next ch. Ch4, slst in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc & dc in next ch. Slst into first ch of ch8. Ch4, slst in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc & dc in next ch. Slst again in same ch of ch8. Ch1. Now you are working on the other side of the starting chain. Sc in next st. Hdc in next st. Dc in each of the next 2 sts. Hdc in next st. Sc in next st. Slst in last st. Fasten off leaving an 18" end for stitching to tissue cover. Weave the other end in.
Final Assembly
Step 1: Stitch black beads on each fish for eyes with sewing thread.
Step 2: Stitch each fish around tissue cover in the light blue area so all 4 fish are swimming in the same direction but they are placed on it randomly pointing up and pointing down. It does not need to be perfect. They are Fish after all!

Design written on Saturday, December 10, 2011. Copyright ©2011 By Julie A. Bolduc

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