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Rainbow Trout Bookmark

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This bookmark crochet pattern has a wonderful sense of humor. Crocheted in an array of bright colors, this "rainbow" trout is a fun project and would make a great gift for any bookworm. Find this clever crochet pattern and many more in the 25 Quick and Thrifty Crochet Patterns eBook.

Crochet Rainbow Trout

Materials:

  • #10 crochet cotton, 5 yds each red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet
  • #5 steel crochet hook.

Size: Finished length 7 3/4".

Instructions:

Row 1: Ch5, 3dc in 1st ch, ch3, turn.
Row 2: Dc in same st, dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 3: Dc in same st, dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 4: Dc in same st, dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 5: Dc in same st, dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 6: Dc in same st, dc in 10 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 7: Dc in same st, dc in 12 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 8: Dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, change to orange, ch3, turn.
Row 9: Dc in next 14 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 10: 3Dc in same st, dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 11: Dc in next 15 dc, ch3, turn.
Row 12: Dc in next 14 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 13: Dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, change to yellow, ch3, turn.
Row 14: Dc in next 14 dc, 3dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 15: 2Dc in same st, dc in 16 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 16: Dc in next 18 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 17: Dc in same st, dc in 19 dc, 4dc in ch3, ch1, turn.
Row 18: Sl st in same st, sl st in next 3 dc, change to green, ch3, dc in next 20 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 19: Dc in next 20 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 20: Dc in next 15 dc, ch3, turn.
Row 21: Dc in 14 dc, dc in ch3, change to blue, ch3, turn.
Row 22: (Yo, pull up loop in next dc, yo, pull thru 2 loops) 2X, yo, pull thru all loops on hook (jdc made), dc in next 10 dc, jdc in next 2 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 23: Jdc in next 2 dc, dc in 10 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 24: Dc in same st, dc in next 10 dc, jdc in next 2 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 25: 2Dc in same st, dc in 12 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 26: Dc in same st, dc in next 13 dc, change to violet, ch3, turn.
Row 27: Jdc in next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, jdc in next 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch3, turn.
Row 28: Jdc in next 2 dc, dc in next dc, jdc in 2 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 29: Dc in next 3 dc, dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 30: Dc in same st, dc in 3 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 31: Dc in same st, dc in 5 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 32: Dc in same st, dc in 7 dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn.
Row 33: Dc in same st, dc in next dc, hdc in next 2 dc, sc in next 3 dc, hdc in next 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2dc in ch3, ch3, turn. Row 34: Dc in same st, hdc in next 3 sts, sc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, 2dc in ch3, tie off, conceal ends.

 

 

 

Copyright 1998 Kathleen Mc Pugh, all rights reserved

 

 

 

 

 

 

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