MerMaeve the mermaid headband by Mel Harrison

MerMaeve the mermaid headband

Crochet
October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
5 repeats = 4 inches
in Crocodile stitch
3.5 mm (E)
55 yards (50 m)
9m-2yrs
US
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MerMaeve by Pixie Noggins

The mermaid fascinator headband. Made with 100% colour wash cotton in size 9m to 2yrs: 43-49cm head.

The beautiful headband is created using Crocodile stitch to create the mermaid scales. It is worked in a long colour wash ombre style cotton called Moda Vera Mornington. You could substitute with other verigated 8Ply yarns or make it in a sold colour.

Finished measurements:
(Not stretched)
Circumference: 43cm
18cm across the last row (6 scales)
10cm from point of the triangle to the top
25cm back band

Stitches:
(American Terms)
CFDC: Chainless foundation double crochet.
SC: Single crochet
DC: Double crochet
SS: Slip stitch
V: Double crochet, chain 1, double crochet in the same space.
CH: Chain
* : repeat instruction contained within

Materials:

1x 50gm ball of 8ply Cotton will yield Aprox 3 headbands.
Recommended yarn: Moda Vera Mornington

Wool/darning/yarn needle
HOOK SIZE: 3.5/4
Hook size will be determined by your crochet style. Size up or down to achieve the correct tension for your yarn.
Using a smaller or larger hook can be used to create different sizes.

Gauge: 18 DC in 10cm of back band
3 scales repeats in 10cm

Copyright information: Designed and created by Mel Harrison. Please do not sell or redistribute this pattern. If you are selling items made from this pattern it would be lovely of you to credit me as the designer