Mermaid Tail Lapghan Blanket Knitting Pattern for Children -- PDF 415 -- INSTANT DOWNLOAD -- Circular and Back-and-Forth Options Included

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Mermaid Tail Lapghan Blanket for Ages 2 thru 16 Knitting Pattern

In English only, at present.


Grandmothers all over the world have been asking about enlarging my newborn photo prop pattern, to fit much bigger girls.

So, this pattern includes two options:
- for knitting in-the-round
- for making it as a lap blanket

My granddaughter is seen in the tubular "cocoon" version.
Doesn't she look like Ariel?

Her mother, my own Elizabeth, is seen in the back-and-forth "lapghan" version, which is very popular and a bit more practical for taking on and off. The adult version is sold separately here:
It can be tucked in snugly around the thighs to appear to be a cocoon, too.
The two photos of Elizabeth demonstrate this, I think.

Many thanks to knitter Sharon Pfrang, for the photo of her two little mermaids! What cuties!
Some people have bought this pattern twice, because I also sell this pattern with the blue mermaid as the primary picture:
They are the exact same pattern, so you can see how different it can look depending on which way you make yours!

This "scales" stitch pattern is just perfect, and I can't emphasize enough how easy this stitch is to create. A REALLY fun project!

Sizes included:

2 to 3 years
4 to 5 years
6 to 7 years
8 to 11 years
12 to 14 years
14 to 16 years

The ladies version is available SEPARATELY, in sizes adult small thru XXL.
If that's what you are looking for, please click here:

PLEASE NOTE: This is a set of instructions, not the physical object. Once you have paid, you will receive an Etsy order confirmation email with instructions for downloading your pattern pdf file, along with a file that tends to help if you live outside the USA, about yarn and needle terminology and equivalents.

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Average review
Awesome pattern with great sizing options!
Nov 27, 2016 by Melissa Nielsen
Liked that there were two options, and a link to learn how to place and lift loops. Fairly easy. Made the circular one and it turned out really cute. Easy to follow instructions. Will be making the blanket next.
Sep 12, 2016 by sockknitter531
Making these for my grandbabies -
Jul 8, 2016 by SouthamptonCreations
I'm in the process of making one of three for my granddaughters. They're going to love them. Directions are wonderful with helpful hints.
May 11, 2016 by rocschneider
Came very quickly and was just what I needed. Clear instructions. Great product and seller
Apr 12, 2016 by Kelly Davies

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