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Underwater Tic-Tac-Toe

Underwater Tic-Tac-Toe And here it is; July. The month when you think about watermelon and travel.

And here it is; July. The month when you think about watermelon and travel. And just for such trips with children I brought a little crocheted game. It's great to store and a round is played so fast, you can even get it when you're on your legs on the motorway rest yard.

Materials: Schachenmayr Journey 00052 blue Catania 00392 yellow/green und 00201 royal Catania Fine 01003 coral,

Materials:

Schachenmayr Journey 00052 blue Catania 00392 yellow/green und 00201 royal Catania Fine 01003 coral, 01005 natur, 00371 green, 01001 black Hook sizes 3,5, 2,5 und 1,75 Fiberfill button about 2 cm diameter

Used stitches for this pattern:

St - Stitch R - Row

Rd

- Round

Sc

- single crochet

Sl-

st slip stitch

Ch

- chain

Hdc - half double crochet

Dc - double crochet

Tch - turning chain

Inc - increase

Dec - decrease

Play mat: hook size 3,5:

1. R: with Journey ch 36. Start in the second ch from the hook and crochet 35 sc, tch (=35 sc) 2.-39 R: 35 sc, tch (=35 sc)

Don’t cut off the yarn. Ch1 and crochet around the mat with sc, 3sc in the corners. Important: crochet a loop with 7 sc, (see image). Cut off the yarn and sew the end. Sew a button on the opposite side of the loop at the back of the mat.

Crochet a play field with sl st in color royal and hook size 2,5 (see

Crochet a play field with sl st in color royal and hook size 2,5 (see image). Sew the threads.

Starfish (make 5). Hook size 1,75: 1. Rd: with color coral 5 sc in Magic

Starfish (make 5). Hook size 1,75:

1. Rd: with color coral 5 sc in Magic Ring (=5 sc)

Rd: inc in every st (=10 sc)

3. Rd: sc, inc (repeat) (=15 sc)

4. Rd: 2 sc, inc (repeat) (=20sc)

Cut off the yarn and sew the threads.

2.

Repeat Rd 1-4 don’t cut off the yarn. Place the two circles together.

1. Rd: Put the hook through both sides and crochet sc. 2 sc, through both

circles crochet sc, 2 sc (=6sc)

2.-4. Rd: sc in every st (=6 sc) 5. Rd: dec, sc, (repeat )(=4 sc)

2.-4. Rd: sc in every st (=6 sc) 5. Rd: dec, sc, (repeat )(=4 sc)

Cut off the yarn and weave the thread with a needle trough the 4 st, pull on and fasten off. Make the sharp shape of the starfish with 3 stitches, cut off the yarn and sew the thread.

1.-5. Rd: repeat 4 x. Stuff the starfish before the last point is made.

Make the last point.

Make the last point.

With color natur embroider 4 stitches on each part of the starfish.

With color natur embroider 4 stitches on each part of the starfish.

Puffer fish (make 5). Hook size 1,75: 1. Rd: with color yellow/green 6 sc in

Puffer fish (make 5). Hook size 1,75:

1. Rd: with color yellow/green 6 sc in Magic Ring (=6 sc) 2. Rd: inc in every

st (=12 sc)

3. Rd: sc, inc (repeat) (=18 sc)

4. Rd: 18 sc (=18 sc)

5. Rd: 2sc, inc (repeat) (=24 sc)

6.-9. Rd: 24 sc (=24 sc) 10. Rd: 2 sc, dec (repeat) (=18 sc) 11. Rd: 18 sc (=18

sc) 12. Rd: sc, dec (repeat) (=12 sc)

Stuff the fish.

13. Rd: dec all st (=6 sc) 14. Rd: ch2, 5 hdc (=6 st)

cut off the yarn and sew the end.

Fin (make 2):

with yellow/green along rd 10 make 3 sl st.

Fin (make 2): with yellow/green along rd 10 make 3 sl st. ch 2: 2 hdc

ch 2: 2 hdc (=2 hdc). Cut off the yarn and sew the end. Make the second fin with 5 st between them.

Tail fin:

The same as the first fin only you make this fin along rd 1,2,3. Cut off the yarn and sew the end.

Embroider two eyes with black yarn. Embroider some stitches with green yarn on the fish.

two eyes with black yarn. Embroider some stitches with green yarn on the fish. Ready is

Ready is your underwater Tic-Tac-Toe!

I wish you lots of crochet fun and happy Summer holidays! Frau Apfelkern

I wish you lots of crochet fun and happy Summer holidays!

Frau Apfelkern