Mermaid Me Blanket by Susan Carlson

Mermaid Me Blanket

April 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
Motif in pattern = 3in (7.5cm) X 3.25 (8.0cm)
5.5 mm (I)
1400 - 1600 yards (1280 - 1463 m)
One size -- perfect for ages 3-10
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The pattern PDF is available on Etsy here.

When my daughter was small, she dreamed of being a mermaid and becoming “part of that world”. With lots of sparkle, jewel-tones of the sea, and fin-like texture the MERMAID ME BLANKET can bring your little one’s imagination to life! Worked in simple motifs and then joined-as-you-go, constructing the tail is very easy. The sparkly fringe is crocheted right along with the border to make it even simpler. Lots of pictures, diagrams and special notes will help you make a mermaid tail blanket that lays over her lap to transform your little loved one into a sparkly MERMAID and be treasured for years to come!

Detailed pattern includes:
--special notes, stitch abbreviations and complete materials list
--alternate yarn suggestions
--join-as-you-go instructions, diagrams and explanations for putting it all together
--a picture section for additional help, if needed. (Doesn’t need to be printed to complete pattern as written.)

This is designed as a blanket, not a cocoon.

This pattern is written in standard American crochet terms.

• Motif = 3 in (7.6cm) across base of arch X 1.5 in (3.8cm) high
• Blanket = 38 in (96.5cm) from waist to tip of fringe (including border) and 25 in (63.5cm) across width of waist

Skill Level: ambitious intermediate/experienced or previous experience with join-as-you-go

The pattern calls for 9 skeins of Red Heart Swanky.

Yarn Substitutions:
Red Heart Unforgettable in Dragonfly and Tidal (or other colors) make a lovely variegated color scheme as shown in the final picture; any worsted weight or DK yarns in your choice of colors can also be used.

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Due to the nature of patterns, this pattern may not be returned or exchanged. All sales are final. This pattern may not be redistributed or copied in any way.

Finished items may be sold, I just ask that you give credit to me, Susan Carlson at for the pattern.

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This pattern was designed for the Design Wars challenge using Red Heart Swanky.