Mermaid by Claire Garland

Mermaid

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