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I am a stay at home mom of 3 children who are my inspiration and joy of my life along with my husband. As a young girl my Great Grandmother taught me the art of crocheting. I have been developing my ...

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Mermaid Photo Prop

from My Sweet Potato 3
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Mermaid Photo Prop
Mermaid Photo Prop
Mermaid Photo Prop
Mermaid Photo Prop
Mermaid Photo Prop
Mermaid Photo Prop

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Ch, Sc, Hdc, Dc, Join, Slst
  • Front & Back Post Crochet

Pattern Description:

This crochet pattern comes with complete instructions for this adorable Mermaid Set and photography prop. The pattern has 3 sizes including: newborn, 3-6 month & 6-12 months.. Included in the pattern is the Mermaid Cocoon with the Tail, this piece is made to fit with or without a diaper and hugs the legs. A simple Bikini Top that features some adorable scallops around the edges. And a Starfish Headband that also has the same scallop edges.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Stitches Used:
Chain, Single, Half Double, Double, Slip Stitch
Front Post and Back Post Stitches

Materials Needed:
Size H / J Crochet Hook
Yarn Needle
Worsted Weight Yarn (I used Hobby Lobby "I love this cotton, but a thinner worsted weight yarn such as Caron Simply Soft would work as well)

This pattern may not be redistributed in any way. Finished items may be sold, but please refer back to me as the patterns author and include a link to my shop in your listing-thank you.

The all too precious Professional Image is courtesy of Candice Budgick Photography (images may NOT be reused!)


Please check gauge for appropriate sizing, change hook to correct size to obtain gauge.

With Hook J:
9 rows with 13 hdc = 4 inches square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • newborn
  • 3-6 month
  • 6-12 month


  • Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Crochet Hook H / J
  • Yarn Needle