Mermaid Dice Bag by Claire Ryan

Mermaid Dice Bag

April 2022
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.5 mm (E)
70 - 90 yards (64 - 82 m)
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This is a 15-page PDF that details how to make a little dice bag with a crocheted base and knitted body that looks like a mermaid’s scales. It includes a table of contents, many photos of the project at all stages, and some suggestions and modifications you can include as you like. I describe three different sizes, with instructions for making an even larger bag.

I recommend heavy cotton for this project, but you can use any reasonably tough yarn that can be worked tightly.

Required knitting skills:
---knit (k)
---purl (p)
---slip stitch yarn front (ssyf)
---knitting in the round, on DPNs or using magic loop
---knit 2 together (k2tog)
---yarn over (yo)
---Butterfly stitch (B) - tutorial included

Required crochet skills:
---double crochet (dc)
---chain (ch)
---slip stitch (slst)
---magic circle technique

Suggested yarn: 1-2 skeins of Bernat Handicrafter 100% Cotton (medium weight - 4) depending on the chosen size, and additional yarn may be needed for larger bags

Suggested knitting needles: two sizes are required, 2mm DPNs/circulars and 4mm DPNs/circulars

Suggested crochet hook: 3.5mm

Please contact me if you have any questions, and thank you for your interest!