Crochet Mermaid Baby Blanket Free Pattern

crochet mermaid blanket free pattern

Magical Mermaid Blanket

//standfirst// Little dreamers are sure to fall in love with this super-soft blanket that features a mystical friend right on top

DK, 3-3.75mm

Designed by

Val Pierce  

Yarn used

Rico Baby Classic DK

6 balls in turquoise 025 (MC)

4 balls each in Candy Pink 019 (CC1) & cream 002 (CC2)

Rico Baby Cotton Soft DK

1 ball each in mauve 048 (A), turquoise 056 (B), Nude 046 (C) & yellow 28 (D)

Oddments of Sky Blue 33 (E) & Mint 31 (F)

About the yarn

Rico Baby Classic DK

DK; 165m per 50g ball; 50% acrylic, 50% polyamide

Rico Baby Cotton Soft DK

DK; 125m per 50g ball; 50% cotton, 50% acrylic



22 sts x 22 rows = 10cm over dc using 3.5mm hook

2.5 fan & 2 V-sty x 8 rows = 10 cm using 3.5mm hook

Motif measures 11cm using 3.5mm hook


Hooks used






Other supplies

tapestry needle



Finished blanket: 66x92cm

Special stitches

Fan stitch (fan): 5 tr in same st or sp.

V stitch (V-st): [1 tr, 1 ch, 1 tr] in next st or sp.

2 treble cluster (2trcl): [Yrh, insert hook into indicated st, yrh, pul, yrh, draw through 2 loops] twice in same st, yrh, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

3 treble cluster (3trcl): [Yrh, insert hook into indicated st, yrh, pul, yrh draw through 2 loops] 3 times in same st, yrh, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

Crab st: Insert hook in next st to the right from front to back, yrh, pul, yrh, draw, through both loops on hook

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