Sophie Mermaid Tail Blanket by Little Panda Mommy

Sophie Mermaid Tail Blanket

December 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
3 stitches and 5 rows = 4 inches
in cocoon - shell stitch
5.0 mm (H)
5.5 mm (I)
6.0 mm (J)
6.5 mm (K)
1360 - 1370 yards (1244 - 1253 m)
Small (Child 5-8); Medium (Child 9-12)
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Sophie mermaid tail blanket pattern is sew-free, seamless and easy to make.1 pattern 2 products, the beautiful tail can be made alone and wear as a 2-ways scarf. Shell stitch pattern cocoon looks like fish scales and save a lot of time and yarn compared to crocodile stitch.

Difficulty: Easy / Medium

Available sizes: Child - Small (child 5-8), Medium (child 9-12)

Tail works in flat and cocoon works in round.

Finished Measurements (inches):
Total Length: S 49 inches, M 56 inches or desired length

Tail measurements:
21” (Width, narrow top) x 14” (length) x 32” (width, bottom)

Cocoon (Body) circumference:
S 26 inches on top, 21 inches at bottom (where it attached to tail)
M 32 inches on top, 23 inches at bottom (where it attached to tail)

Cocoon (Body) length: S 37 inches, M 44 inches

Stitches used in pattern:
ch - chain, sc- single crochet, dc - double crochet, fpldc - front post long double crochet, fpdc - front post double crochet, fpsc - front post single crochet, ldc - long double crochet, shell stitch -5 dc into one stitch, big shell stitch - 7 dc into one stitch, sl-st - slip stitch

Hook Sizes:
Size S: 5mm (H), 5.5mm (I) and 6mm (J) or hooks to obtain gauge
Size M : 5.5mm (I), 6mm (J) and 6.5mm (K) or hooks to obtain gauge

Yarn: Worsted weight yarn.
Caron Cakes for sample.

Yardage: S 3 cakes, 1149 yards / 21.3 oz / 600g ; M 3.5 cake, 1340 yards / 24.5 oz / 700g