Fishes are nice to have and good to eat. By that I mean I have two at home and named them Hardy Heron(new Ubuntu release). You ask how can a fish be named Heron? I say why not!

A Blue Fish

A Blue Fish

Trying to capture them in spirit using trellis stitch was an enjoyable experience. Between the two I like the latter.

A Red Fish

A Red Fish

Learning: Never try trellis stitch with a  very thin thread. It tests your patience and the lovely texture of the stitch does not show properly. A perle 8 is ideal as the stitches move really fast leading  to instant gratification and the look-and-feel effect is great.
Next, a dragonfly would be a good option to try. The net like effect of trellis stitch can accentuate its wings well.

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