Long tail Fish crochet pattern

long tail fish crochet pattern

Free long tail Fish crochet pattern

Today we will make a long tail Fish crochet pattern together. This is one of the fish crochet patterns I have collected. Let’s get started.


crochet hook: 1 mm

cotton yarn in two different colors,

some white yarn


sewing needle

beads for the eyes


ch – chain

R – round or row

sc – single crochet

sl st – slip stitch

inc – make two single crochet in one stitch

dec – crochet two stitches together with a sc

puff st – puff stitch

BLO – back loops only

hdc – half double crochet

dc – double crochet


Head and Body

Start at the head with color 1

R1. 6 sc into the magic loop (6)

R2. sc x6 (6)

R3. inc x 6 (12)

R4. (3 sc,inc) x3 (15)

R5. (4 sc,inc) x3 (18)

R6. (5 sc,inc) x3 (21)

R7. (6 sc,inc) x3 (24)

R8. scx24 (24)

R9. (3 sc, inc) x6 (30)

change the color

You will need to change the color after each stitch in rows 10, 12, 14. Make sure you change the color before completing the previous stitch. Don’t secure the top of the puff stitch with a chain.

R10. (puff st using color 2, 1 sc using color 1) x15 (30)

R11. sc x30 using color 1(30)

R12. same as R10

R13. same as R11

R14. same as R10

Use color 1 for the rest of the body

R15. (3 sc, dec) x6 (24)

R16. (6 sc, dec) x3 (21)

R17. (5 sc, dec) x3 (18)

R18. (4 sc, dec) x3 (15)

R19. (3 sc, dec) x3 (12)

R20. sc x12 (12)

Stuff the fish, fasten off and sew the body.


Start at the body at the point marked with the red circle.

R1. chain 16

R2. 15 sc, sl st into the same stitch where you started crocheting the tail

Crochet all the other rows using back loops only and making each row one sc shorter. You can make 2-4 rows in each sc of the body depending on how wide you want the tail to be.

R3. 14 sc BLO

R4. 13 sc BLO

R5. 14 sc BLO etc.


Make the fins using hdc or dc

Eyes (the white part)

5 sc into the magic loop, sl st.

That’s it, it’s done. Wishing you success with this long tail Fish crochet pattern. Don’t forget to follow my website regularly to receive free crochet patterns.

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