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Mermaid

Knitting
October 2006
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
16 1/2 in from head to tip of tail

Pattern Description

There is nothing more enchanting than the idea of beautiful mermaids living under the surface of the sea in a magical underwater world. This is how I imagine they look.

Yarn Requirements

- Doll--1 50g ball of Jaeger Baby Merino 4-Ply in light pink
- Hair--1 50g ball of Rowan All Seasons Cotton in tangerine
- Tail--1 50g ball of Rowan Summer Tweed in light green
- Tail fins--small amount of Rowan Cashcotton DK in pale blue
- Waist ruffle and tail scallops--small amount of Rowan 4-Ply cotton in coral
- Tankini--small amount of Jaeger Baby Merino 4-Ply in tangerine

Gauge Information

- Doll, tail fins, and
tankini--30st/38 rows=4in in
stockinette stitch using US 2
needles
- Tail--16st/23rows=4in in stockinette
stitch using US 8 needles

Additional Materials

- Scraps of felt in white, green, and light pink
- Stranded cotton embroidery thread in black, light pink, light blue, pale pink, red, and pale coral
- Polyester toy stuffing