Knitting patterns for mermaid inspired toys, blankets, doll clothes, and more.
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Mermaid Doll Outfit
Mermaid doll costuem for an 18" doll including body suit with tail and little capelet. DK weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim. A kit is also available.
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Mermaid Tail Snugglers
Baby and child sized cozy mermaid tail snuggle blanket, knit flat with three sections in different textured patterns, with a back seam and added flippers to the end of the tail which are sewn on separate. Sizes Newborn to 7 years. DK weight yarn. Mermaid Tail Snugglers Sirdar 4708. A kit is also available.
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Mermaid Snuggle Sack
Mermaid tail blanket is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Two sizes: Child and Adult. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio.
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- Get the recommended Bernat Blanket Brights Yarn
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Mermaid Tail Blanket - Adult and Child Sizes
Lapghan shaped like a mermaid tale. Sizes Child 3-10 Years, Adult. Designed by Melody Rogers. A crochet version is also available. Super Bulky weight yarn.
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Siren Tail Blanket
This version of the mermaid tail blanket is not a sack, rather a lap blanket with a “foot pouch”, so it’s easier to get in and out of while providing extra warmth and whimsy. Designed by Kate Agner. Pictured project by Lineke.
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Tina & Nina Mermaids
Amigurumi toy mermaids with removable tails that can be interchanged with included skirt pattern to transform doll into a human girl. Mermaid measures about 5½" [14 cm] tall not including tail, and 7" [18 cm] tall including tail. Designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart. Designed for a 4-color Amigurumi yarn wheel that makes the 2 characters pictured. Fingering weight yarn.
Barbie Mermaid Tail
Slip on tail designed for 11.5 inch dolls. Designed by Emi Harrington. Pictured project by ChristineLH. Aran weight yarn.
Doll designed by Chris Collins.
Lace ankle socks with a lace pattern resembling mermaid tails. Knit cuff down with heel flap. Includes both ankle and mid-calf options. 2 sizes. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Barbara Giebler. Available in English and German
Mermaid and Fairy Dish Cloths or Squares
Mermaid and Fairy wash cloths or afghan blocks in knit and purl stitches. Designed by Daisy and Storm. Web versions are free. PDFs available for purchase
- Get the free Mermaid knitting pattern
- Get the free Fairy knitting pattern
- Get the Mermaid pdf on Etsy
- Get the Fairy pdf on Etsy
A Mermaid's Tale
Buttoned bandana shaped cowl knit with a 12 row repeat slipped stitch that's a great showcase for variegated yarn. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Elizabeth Finn.
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Joanie's Magical Day at the Beach
Treasures of the Ocean knitting patterns for doll with mermaid tail costume, dolphin, sand castle, beach blanket, pail, shovel, and shell knitting patterns with beautifully illustrated children's book with these characters. Great for playtime bwhile reading the storybook and after. Designed by Made By Devrie
Mermaid Skirt and Top
The Splash Mermaid Costume is a 2 piece pattern of a skirt with a long tail ending in fins and a cropped top. Both are knit in butterfly stitch to look like scales, only prettier. Sized for 5T but can easily be adapted. Designed by Tina Marrin. One of the patterns in New Knits on the Block. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by charmingberry and missjenni
Mermaid measures approximately 58cm (23in), from the bottom of the fin to the top of the head. All pieces are knitted flat on straight needles. The pattern has clear row by row instructions and lots of photographs to help you along the way. You will need to be able to knit, purl, cast on and off, increase and decrease, change colours and sew seams. Designed by Sarah .Gasson.
Pet Mermaid Blanket
Knit a mermaid tail for your cat, dog, or other pet. Great for Halloween or photo props. The designer also has human-sized mermaid blanket patterns. Designed by TheFluffyBlanketFort.
- See more pics and get the patterns on Etsy
- See mermaid blanket patterns for humans of all sizes by the same designer
Mermaid Tail Lapghan
Can be knit flat and used as a blanket or knit in the round to use as a cocoon. She has several patterns sized for adults, teens and children, and babies.
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Finished Size: 7.75”W X 9″H