Crochet Tutorial: Mermaid Tail Afghan Pattern—3 Sizes (Small: Child, Medium: Teen, Large: Adult)

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Several weeks ago, a few of my friends contacted me showing me a photo they found online of a mermaid blanket. Not all mermaid blankets were exactly the same, so I did my own research and used variations of different stitches and patterns I found on the internet, I created my own mermaid afghan. Since I borrowed stitches from several different patterns (including this pattern by Mad Hooker), I combined them to make my own in this exclusive FREE pattern that I have written. Below you will find the instructions to make 3 different sizes (Small, Medium, Large). You can use any combination of colors to create the scale look. This is an easy to follow pattern, and I highly recommend watching the video tutorial to follow along if you get stuck. Enjoy and Happy Hookin’! ~Nadia
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Thank you, and happy hooking!

Sizing: 
Size Small will fit a child that is 4 feet-5 feet tall.
The Medium will fit anybody that is 5 feet to 6 feet tall (this is the one I filmed), and
the Large fits anybody over 6 feet tall.
The Width for each is the same so it can fit larger or skinnier people. It measures approximately 50 inches wide. 

View this video to help with making SIZE MEDIUM of this Mermaid Afghan:

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Materials:
-Red Heart Super Saver Medium (worsted) weight yarn: The skeins of yarn are Approx.364 yds (333 m) per skein. Please keep that in mind when you are purchasing yarn.
Size Small:  2 skeins Macaw, 1 skein Jade, and 1 skein Peacock (Peacock comes in Red Heart With Love)
Size Medium: 3 skeins Macaw, 2 skeins Jade, and 2 skeins Peacock (Peacock comes in Red Heart With Love)
Size Large: 4 skeins Macaw, 3 skeins Jade, and 3 skeins Peacock (Peacock comes in Red Heart With Love)
If you cannot get these exact brands of yarn, go to Yarnsub.com to find an equivalent type of yarn.
-Size J-6.00mm crochet hook
-Yarn Needle
Ch: chain
Sl st: slip stitch
DC: double crochet
Sc: single crochet
Sc2tog: Single crochet 2 together (see Notes for Blanket portion)
Notes:
-When you finish this project, you may sew up the “open” side to make this a full cocoon style. You may also crochet a single crochet around the entire edge to “cover up” the edges where you sew in your ends.
-To sew in your ends, just take a yarn needle and hide all the ends back into your work. (I do not show how to do this in this video, but if you watch any of my other video tutorials, I show how I sew in my ends if you want to do it like me).
-The chain is the same in all sizes, but if you dont want it that wide, chain something that is in groups of 6 +2. So if you chain something that is 114 + 2, you would have 116 chains. I hope that makes sense!
-Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc throughout.
Change color after every row, sew in ends as you go
-sc2tog on “blanket” portion means to go into the middle st of 5dc group, yarn over, go into the middle st of the next 5dc group, yarn over, then yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on your hook.
-To make the tail fin bigger: Repeat rows 2 and 3 for however big you want it to be (maybe 60 or 70 stitches), then repeat rows 14 and 15 to decrease for the other half. I hope that makes sense!

Small

Ch 153
Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn (150 dc)
Row 2: sc in first dc, *skip 2 sts, 5dc in next st, skip 2 dc, sc in next st, repeat from * across, ch 3, turn (25 shells made)
Row 3: 2dc in same spot you chained up 3, skip 2 sts,* sc in next dc (the middle dc of shell), sk 2 sts, 5dc into sc,  repeat from * until you reach the last sc, 3dc in the last dc, ch 1, turn
Row 4: Sc in first dc, skip 2 dc, *5 dc into sc, skip 2 sts, sc in next dc (middle DC), skip 2 sts, repeat from *, ending with a sc in the beginning  ch 3, ch 3 and turn.
Row 5-50: repeat rows 3-4 (Your last row will need to be a repeat of row 3, so you may need to do an extra row at this point.) If you feel like this is not long enough, or too long, you can add or eliminate rows and just continue to work the next round whichever row you end on. Make sure to end on a repeat row of row 3. The blanket should reach from the top of your hips to right above your ankle at this point. If it does not, make more rows and then go onto the instructions for row 51.
Now you will be connecting and working in the round (continuous circle) I highly suggest watching the video to understand this part.
Round 51:  Sc in ch 3 of beginning of row 50 (this completes the circle), *sk 2 dc, 5dc into sc, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, repeat from *around, ending with sc in 3rd dc of prev row.
Round 52: sk sc from previous rnd and sk 2 dc, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, *sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, sk 2 dc, 5dc into sc, repeat from *around, ending with Sc2tog into middle of 5dc group from prev. rnd (rnd 51) AND the middle st of 5 dc grouping of rnd 52. (see video to help explain this)
Round 53:5dc in next sc st, sc in the middle of the next 5dc st all the way around, ending with 5 dc in the last sc
Round 54: (dec round) Sc2tog (see Notes), *5dc in next sc, Sc2tog, repeat from * around, ending with Sc2tog
Round 55: *5dc in next sc st, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, repeat from * around, ending with 5dc grouping
Round 56: *Sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around, ending with Sc2tog into middle of 5dc gropuing from prev. rnd (rnd 55) AND the middle st of 5 dc grouping of rnd 56. (see video to help explain this)
Round 57: (dec round) *5dc in next sc st, Sc2tog, repeat from * around, ending with 5dc in sc st
Round 58: *Sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around ending with sc
Round 59: *5dc in next sc st, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, repeat from * around ending with 5dc in last sc
Round 60: (dec. round) *Sc2tog, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc of round. (You should only have 2 shells left, if you have 3 or 4 shells, thats okay too! Fasten off anyway and sew it closed.)
Fasten off with long tail, sew remaining hole closed.

Medium (Demonstrated in Video Tutorial)

Ch 153
Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn (150 dc)
Row 2: sc in first dc, *skip 2 sts, 5dc in next st, skip 2 dc, sc in next st, repeat from * across, ch 3, turn (25 shells made)
Row 3: 2dc in same spot you chained up 3, skip 2 sts,* sc in next dc (the middle dc of shell), sk 2 sts, 5dc into sc,  repeat from * until you reach the last sc, 3dc in the last dc, ch 1, turn
Row 4: Sc in first dc, skip 2 dc, *5 dc into sc, skip 2 sts, sc in next dc (middle DC), skip 2 sts, repeat from *, ending with a sc in the beginning  ch 3, ch 3 and turn.
Row 5-66: repeat rows 3-4 (Your last row will be a repeat of row 3, so you may need to do an extra row at this point.) If you feel like this is not long enough, or too long, you can add or eliminate rows and just continue to work the next round whichever row you end on. Make sure to end on a repeat row of row 3. The blanket should reach from the top of your hips to right above your ankle at this point. If it does not, make more rows and then go onto the instructions for row 67.
Now you will be connecting and working in the round (continuous circle) I highly suggest watching the video to understand this part.
Round 67:  Sc in ch 3 of beginning of row 66 (this completes the circle), *sk 2 dc, 5dc into sc, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, repeat from *around, ending with sc in 3rd dc of prev row.
Round 68: sk sc from previous rnd and sk 2 dc, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, *sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, sk 2 dc, 5dc into sc, repeat from *around, ending with Sc2tog into middle of 5dc group from prev. rnd (rnd 67) AND the middle st of 5 dc grouping of rnd 68. (see video to help explain this)
Round 69:5dc in next sc st, sc in the middle of the next 5dc st all the way around, ending with 5 dc in the last sc
Round 70: (dec round) Sc2tog (see Notes), *5dc in next sc, Sc2tog, repeat from * around, ending with Sc2tog
Round 71: *5dc in next sc st, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, repeat from * around, ending with 5dc grouping
Round 72: *Sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around, ending with Sc2tog into middle of 5dc gropuing from prev. rnd (rnd 71) AND the middle st of 5 dc grouping of rnd 72. (see video to help explain this)
Round 73: (dec round) *5dc in next sc st, Sc2tog, repeat from * around, ending with 5dc in sc st
Round 74: *Sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around ending with sc
Round 75: *5dc in next sc st, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, repeat from * around ending with 5dc in last sc
Round 76: (dec. round) *Sc2tog, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc of round. (You should only have 2 shells left, if you have 3 or 4 shells, thats okay too! Fasten off anyway and sew it closed.)
Fasten off with long tail, sew remaining hole closed.

Large

Ch 153
Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn (150 dc)
Row 2: *sc in first dc, skip 2 dc, 5dc in next st, skip 2 dc, repeat from * across, ch 3, turn (25 shells made)
Row 3: 2dc in same spot you chained up 3, skip 2 dc,* sc in next dc (the middle dc of shell), sk 2 dc, 5dc into sc,  repeat from * until you reach the last sc, 3dc in the last dc, ch 1, turn
Row 4: Sc in first dc, skip 2 dc, *5 dc into sc, skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, skip 2 dc, repeat from *, ending with a sc in the beginning  ch 3, ch 3 and turn.
Row 5-74: repeat rows 3-4 (Your last row will be a repeat of row 3, so you may need to do an extra row at this point.) If you feel like this is not long enough, or too long, you can add or eliminate rows and just continue to work the next round whichever row you end on. Make sure to end on a repeat row of row 3. The blanket should reach from the top of your hips to right above your ankle at this point. If it does not, make more rows and then go onto the instructions for row 75.
Now you will be connecting and working in the round (continuous circle) I highly suggest watching the video to understand this part.
Round 75:  Sc in ch 3 of beginning of row 74 (this completes the circle), *sk 2 dc, 5dc into sc, sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, repeat from *around, ending with sc in 3rd dc of prev row.
Round 76: sk sc from previous rnd and sk 2 dc, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, *sk 2 dc, sc in next dc, sk 2 dc, 5dc into sc, repeat from *around, ending with Sc2tog into middle of 5dc group from prev. rnd (rnd 75) AND the middle st of 5 dc grouping of rnd 76. (see video to help explain this)
Round 77:5dc in next sc st, sc in the middle of the next 5dc st all the way around, ending with 5 dc in the last sc
Round 78: (dec round) Sc2tog (see Notes), *5dc in next sc, Sc2tog, repeat from * around, ending with Sc2tog
Round 79: *5dc in next sc st, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, repeat from * around, ending with 5dc grouping
Round 80: *Sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around, ending with Sc2tog into middle of 5dc gropuing from prev. rnd (rnd 79) AND the middle st of 5 dc grouping of rnd 80. (see video to help explain this)
Round 81: (dec round) *5dc in next sc st, Sc2tog, repeat from * around, ending with 5dc in sc st
Round 82: *Sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around ending with sc
Round 83: *5dc in next sc st, sc in middle st of 5dc grouping, repeat from * around ending with 5dc in last sc
Round 84: (dec. round) *Sc2tog, 5dc in next sc st, repeat from * around. Sl st to first sc of round. (You should only have 2 shells left, if you have 3 or 4 shells, thats okay too! Fasten off anyway and sew it closed.)
Fasten off with long tail, sew remaining hole closed.

Tail Fin (Same for all sizes)

Row 1: Chain 43, dc in 4th ch from hook and across, ch 2, turn (40dc)
Row 2: Dc2tog, dc in each stitch across, ch 2, Turn (39dc)
Row 3:  DC in each stitch until the last 2 sts, dc2tog, ch 2, turn (38)
Row 4-11: repeat row 2 & 3 until you have 30 sts
Row 12: Dc2tog, Dc2tog, dc in each st across, ch 2, turn (28)
Row 13: Dc in each st across until the last 2 sts, 2dc in each of the last 2 sts, ch 2, turn (30)
Row 14: 2dc in first st, dc across, ch 2, turn (31)
Row 15: dc across until the last st, 2 dc in last st, ch 2, turn (32
Rows 16-23: Repeat rows 14 & 15 until you have 40 sts
Row 24: Dc across
Sc around entire tail, put 3 sc in each corner around, once you come back to the beginning do not fasten off, ch 1 and turn so you are working on the flat side of fin (the side edge that is going to be sewed to the tail)
I suggest watching the video to understand this next part.
Row 1: sc2tog across, ch 1 turn
Row 2: sc2tog across, ch 1 turn
Row 3: *sc2tog, sc next, repeat from * across, ch 1 turn
Row 4: *sc2tog, sc in next, repeat from * across,
Fasten off with long tail.
Sew to tail using photo and video provided at the beginning of this pattern for a guide.
 
Finishing:
Sew in all loose ends. Enjoy being a mermaid!!

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541 responses »

  1. Hi there! Thanks for creating and sharing of this pattern! I want to make one for my younger sister and this is incredible! But as i am a more or less complete newbie i was wondering – is it possible to make this as a slightly thicker blanket? Or will using thicker wool screw over the pattern?

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    • You can definitely use thicker yarn, but I would suggest chaining less (see notes section) to make it a little smaller, because chunky yarn will make it extra big. Good luck and enjoy! ~Nadia

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  2. Hi Nadia! I’m working on the medium now and don’t feel that it’s wide enough. Could you let me know what the width and length of your medium blanket are?

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    • I’m sorry I do not have the blanket anymore to do the full measurements. If you feel that it is not long enough, you can continue with the repeat pattern until you are satisfied with the length and then go on to closing up the bottom. I hope you are able to finish this and enjoy it! ((Hugs)) ~Nadia

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  4. This is great! I’m trucking along nicely and thought I would mention a little trick I thought of.
    Instead of trimming ends each row and having to sew them in, I’ve been “carrying them up” with the turning chain and then leaving the old colour behind as I work across! The turning chain is two different colours but as long as you use three colours, your next colour will always be waiting for you on the end you’re working towards!
    No sewing in ends!
    Hope that makes sense!

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      • I did this as well. I did not cut any yarn until the “foot” section and it was too difficult to continue this. I cut the yarn and tied it off, but did not even work anything in since it was going to be in the pouch.

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  6. I’m making this for my daughter, who’s in college, for Christmas- almost done with the tail. I started the fun but decided to use an i hook, add 10 to my chain for 53 and make it a few more rows wider.
    Love this pattern and the tutorial is awesome!!

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    • Yes, you can definitely use DK yarn. You may need to repeat the shell design (repeat pattern) a little more to make it longer, but once you have it the length you’re happy with, you can go on to closing the bottom. Good luck!! ~Nadia

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  7. Help!!! I have unraveled this twice now because no matter how carefully and exactingly I follow the initial chain and DC instructions, I cannot come up with only 25 shells. What am I doing wrong? The math just won’t add up! If I chain 153, then make DC in every chain across, that’s 150 dc, then row 2 is merely skipping 2 dcs and making shells…I got about 100 shells, which makes sense when you do the math. Please help! I love this pattern, have the yarn and the Christmas clock is ticking! HELP!!! Thank you and it’s a darling pattern. I just want to succeed. Please advise? Karen

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    • Sorry about that! I have edited the written instructions so hopefully it will be easier to read. I have had this question asked quite a bit. For row 2, You have to sc in first dc, *skip 2 stitches, put 5 double crochets in the next stitch, skip 2 stitches, sc in next st, repeat from * across, ch 3, turn (25 shells made)

      Let me know if you need any help along the way. I’m here to help! Happy Hooking! ~Nadia

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      • I’ll give it another try this weekend, Amanda! I *thought* that’s what I was doing but maybe I’ve gone astray somewhere along the line. Thanks so much for your quick answer!! K

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      • I am having the same problem. With 150 dc in the second row and you are skipping two, crocheting in the third you have to have at least 50 shells. I am normally a quick crocheter and am hoping to have this finished for Christmas.

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      • Hi! I am also getting 50 shells…..I am following the pattern exactly as you’ve written, so it’s driving me nuts…..do I just stop at 25 and have an odd tail of 75 dc’s? Or do I do all 50 and continue from there?

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  8. I love this! And the pattern is so easy to follow! I’m running into one problem though, which is no matter how much I try I can’t get it to look very polished. It’s coming out very loose and messy looking. I’m still kind of a beginner, with only a handful of finished projects under my belt, but I’ve never had this problem. Could it just be my style, or maybe I should try a smaller hook??

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  9. hello thank you for this lovely pattern if i like to make 10 extra stitches would be ok for xlarge i like it to be more wide thank you again

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  10. Hello, I am down to the decrease rows. I have watched this part of the video 3+ times. It seems to me that when you are making the 5 dc in the sc that you are going in before the sc crochet stitch. It looks to me that you are going into the last dc of the 5dc shell. I am actually on row 71 and I have watched and re-watched and even unraveled a row to try to get it right. Actually, my blanket looks pretty good and I am wondering if this will make a huge difference. Thanks for the video, I am not sure I could have done any of this w/o it.

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  11. Hi I don’t know if you got my previous comment. I don’t know how long it takes to get a response. I have watched the video and found it very helpful; however I am now down to rows 66 + and it seems to me that on some of the rows you are going in before the sc stitch where you place 5 dc’s. I have gone back to beginning and again viewed and re-viewed the rows 66 + and I still think you are going in before the sc on some of the rows. Am I crazy? Does it matter that much? I have unraveled some of the rows because I really want to get this right, but I still see the same thing on the video. Please let me know. Thank you.

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    • Sorry I didn’t get back to you sooner. I go into the single crochet to make the double crochets on the part you are talking about. Sorry it may seem as though I’m going into the double crochet before the sc. Just be sure to put the 5 double crochet in the single crochet and then go on to making your decreases. Good luck! ~Nadia

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  12. ok so I have made 3 of these now and i love them but this is the first time I have needed to make the width smaller. So it says it needs to be in groups of 6+2, but my question is if the original pattern is chain 153, but that is a group of 6 + 3. So I want say, 20 shells instead of 25, do I chain 120+2 or 120+3? Does that make sense? I just want to make sure it works out right. Thanks

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    • I am about to start this blanket, is it really nice and worth doing. I started the one that I got from Mary Maxim and did not like it ….seemed like there was something wrong with the pattern.

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  13. Hi, I am about to start this mermaid blanket……Any tips?? Is it a really nice blanket, it looks a little big where it joins the tail. I started one pattern that I bought from Mary Maxim and I didn’t like how it was done……I really think there was something wrong with the pattern.

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    • I decreased farther up closer to the knee and then did 3 or 4 rows of that and then decreased again like that until i got the length I wanted and then decreased the rest of the way. its not puffy if you do it the way the pattern is written i just like it more tapered so it hugs the legs more.

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      • Hi Christina, I understand that you decreased near the knee about 3 or 4 rows but I am not following you after that.. When did you next decrease and how many rows. Sorry, maybe I am just stupid.

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      • so i would do a decrease row and then like 4 rows normal than decrease again and do that till I get the ankle area and finish decreasing.

        Does that make more sense?

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  14. Hi, I’m making this for a Christmas gift. I’m using variegated blue/grey yarn for the body and thinking about a solid color for the tail. So would I need 4 big skeins of the variegated to complete the main blanket and a separate for the tail or would 3 big skeins work for the body and 1 for the tail? I sure hope she loves it. So far, I love the look! Thank you so much for this pattern.

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    • You may need the full 4 skeins, depending on how many yards each skein of yarn is. You will need about 1500 yards of yarn to make this blanket in the Medium Size. If you are making the large size, you may need more yarn. Good luck! These definitely make great gifts! ~Nadia

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  15. Thank you so much for this pattern. I just finished making one for my great granddaughter. I will give it to her for Christmas. I did add extra rows as she is quite tall. I also used double yarn to make and arpttach the tail. Your video is wonderful, so easy to follow. Thank you for taking all that time to make it so easy. I love the result.

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  16. I thought I left a comment, but don’t see it. Just wanted to say thank you for taking the time to make this video. So easy to follow.

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  17. Reblogged this on Heart of the Healer and commented:
    I’ve wanted to make my own for a while, and just when I was making plans to use my blue scrap yarn, I got some custom orders for amigurumi dolls and a mermaid tail!
    Yarnutopia has taught me a lot about crochet, so I’m considering this pattern, but I really like this video,

    except it is in Japanese!

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  19. I am so in love with this pattern. My daughter is going to love it. I decided to take a stab at making a matching one for her 18″ doll. I can’t write a pattern very well but I chained 63 and then followed your pattern for 22 rows (although I worked the whole thing in the round) then did the decrease row, normal row, decrease row, normal row and sewed close. On the tail, I chained 23 and followed your pattern with row nine being the double decrease and 10 being the double increase. I still have all the ends to finish and I’ll send pics. Thanks so much

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  20. Hi there! I am attempting this. I am confused with line 4. Chain 3, chain 3, turn. Do I put the hook in between the chain 3s or just end up with a chain 6? :s
    My brain thinks differently.

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  23. Hi I’m about to start this for someone and wondered would I do the small for a 7yr old girl UK please thanks really can’t wait to start xx

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  24. Hello, I have completed the blanket part and am almost finished with the tail. I watched the video on this and on row 14 in the video you put 2dc in the first two st, but in the written instructions you say 2dc in the first st and then dc across. I followed the video for the entire tail, but I notice in the written instructions you say rows 16 -23 repeat rows 14 – 15. I followed the video and only put the 2dc in the first st and then dc across as you show in the video for rows 16 – 23. But someone following only the written instructions will not put the 2dc in the first 2 st on row 14. My tail looks even and I am getting ready to do the finishing rows 1 – 4. I still think in the video starting at minute 42, it looks like you are putting the 5 dc in the last dc of the previous row and not the sc. I have re-watched this a lot.I did not watch the video for the last rows on the blanket, but followed the written. I ended with 2 shells but when I folded it to sew together the 2 shells were not aligned as yours in the video. After saying all this, I want you to know that I never could have done this without the video. I am making this for my granddaughter for Christmas. Also, I did not get 50″ across. I got only 44″, but I think it will be big enough. I made the small size. She is 8. Thank you again for the pattern and video.

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  27. Do you leave the blanket open down the back? Doesn’t say to sew the back together, so I assume that you do leave it open. Such a cute pattern. I did have to use the tutorial, though, on the decrease part of the blanket!

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  28. I’m excited about finishing this blanket for my daughter. She’s really into mermaids. I’m working on the tail now. By any chance, is there a way to make the tail a little longer and wider?

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    • Sorry I do not have stitches to make it bigger, but I can tell you if you want to make yours bigger, you can just start with any large chain that is an odd number. Then repeat rows 2 & 3 until you have 30 sts and then go on to making the rest of the pattern repeating the instructions for rows 14 & 15 until you have the original amount of chains you started out with. I hope this makes sense and you are able to make your tail fin bigger. ~Nadia

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  29. I tried this and had trouble first time. but then it came out so cool that I had so many people ask me to make one for them. I absolutely love watching your videos and trying to make your stuff. I’ve made a few things you’ve posted. thank you for posting and I only wish you good health and happiness.

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  30. I just finished this mermaid tail afghan for my six-year-old daughter. Thank you so much for the pattern. I enjoyed your instructional video. It was very helpful, and you are a lot of fun to watch. Thanks again!!

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  31. OK, love this pattern and I am actually making my second one for my niece. I don’t remember having this problem on the first one, but when you get to the first real decrease row and you are supposed to end up with sc2tog, I only have one shell left……please help me! I have unwound this twice and still can’t figure out what is going on! Thanks for the pattern and the video.

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  32. Hi First let me share I love you mermaid video….I have made 4. My next project is I would like to make a 6 month old baby cocoon using the same stitches as the mermaid but not to sure how to do the decrease rows as only needing a few… any idea oder suggestions would be appreciated ty val

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  34. Looove this pattern! Making my daughter a rainbow colored one, she picked her colors for a tail blanket last week. I love how simple and easy to read it is with such a beautiful result. Thank you for sharing it!

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