FUN FISHING GAME

Worsted weight yarn -  3 + 1/3 ozs each of teal, red, blue, pink and black.
1 oz each of green, yellow, orange and purple
4 wooden 3/4" x 22" dowel
4 shower hooks
8 yellow shower curtain rings
Stuffing
Size G crochet hook.
Each Fish is 5 + 1/2" long and each fishing pole is 22" long.

FISH ( make 2 of each colour except black ).
Body: Rnd 1: Starting at mouth, ch 3, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc.
( 8 sc ).
Rnds 2-3: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, ( sc in next st, 2 sc in next st ) around, join. ( 12, 18 ).
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, ( sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st ) around, join.
( 24 ).
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, ( sc in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st ) around, join.
( 30 ).
Rnds 6-15: Ch 1, sc in each st, around, join.
Rnd 16: Ch 1, sc in each of first 3 sts, skip next st, ( sc in each of next 3 sts, skip next st ) around, join.
( 24 ).
Rnd 17: Ch 1, sc in each of first 2 sts, skip next st, ( sc in each of next 2 sts, skip next st ) around, join.
( 18 ). Stuff and continue stuffing as work progress's.
Rnd 18: Ch 1, sc in first st, skip next st, ( sc in next st, skip next st ), around, join. ( 12 ).
Rnds 19-23: Rep Rnd 6.
Rnd 24: For Tail, ch 1, sc in first st, 5 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, 5 sc in next st, sc in last 4 sts, join. ( 20 ).
Rnd 25: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in each of next 5 sts, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of next 5 sts, sc in last 4 sts, join. ( 30 ).
Rnd 26: Rep Rnd 6, fasten off. Fold last rnd in half vertically, matching sts, sew centre 9 sts on each side tog, leaving 6 sts on each side unsewn.
FIN: ( make 2 ):
Rnd 1: Ch 3, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc. ( 8 sc ).
Rnds 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join. At end of last rnd, fasten off and stuff. Sew last rnd of each Fin to each side of Body over rnds 11-14.
EYE: ( make 6 purple, 4 orange and 2 of pink, blue and teal ):
Ch 3, sl st in first ch to form ring, fasten off. Sew eyes 1 + 1/4" apart over rnds 7 & 8 of Body.
MOUTH: ( make 6 red and 2 pink ):
Ch 10, sl st in first ch to form ring, fasten off. Sew Mouth to each fish over rnd 2 of Body.
Snap one curtain ring through rnd 13 of top of Body on each Fish, pinching top centre 4 sts to feed fastener through.
FISHING POLE: ( make 4 ):
Rnd 1: Ch 3, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc. ( 8 sc ).
Rnds 2-101: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join. At end of last rnd, leaving 8 " for sewing, fasten off. Insert dowel inside Pole and weave 8" length through sts of last rnd, pulling tight to gather, secure.
LINE: ( make 4 ):
With Black, ch 100, fasten off. Sew one Line to one end of each Fishing Pole.
HOOK: ( make 4 ):
Rnd 1: Ch 3, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with sl st in first sc. ( 8 sc ).
Rnds 2-22: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join. At end of last rnd, fasten off. Slip one Hook over each shower hook allowing upper catch on shower hook to poke through and sew opening closed. Sew top end of Hook to Line of Fishing Pole then sew other colours onto other 3 Poles.