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I love to craft all kinds of things, but my favorite is crocheting and sewing.

I make children's items including costumes, photo props and cloth diapers. I love to try new things, and have been ...

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Crochet Pattern, Mermaid Costume, 4 piec

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Crochet Pattern, Mermaid Costume, 4 piec
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Crochet Pattern, Mermaid Costume, 4 piec mermaid costume

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, slip stitch

Pattern Description:

This listing is for the crochet PATTERN for an Open Tail Mermaid Skirt Costume with directions for skirt, shirt, headband, and star clip.

Beautiful mermaid tail skirt, and shirt, with adjustable headband, and pretty clip on star. Skirt is open at the bottom, so your little princess can walk or even run around.

Waist and shirt top has a pull string to make it adjustable. Headband has a button to make it adjustable.

This costume is great for dress up or photo prop.

Comes with directions for sizes 12- 24 months, 2-3 toddler, 4-5 girls, and 6-7 girls.

Pattern uses any worsted weight yarn and is written in US terms.

You can always contact me if you have any questions or problems with the pattern. I am happy to help!

These patterns are copyright, so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain "my pattern." However, feel free to sell as many finished costumes as you want.

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Thanks for looking, and please inquire with any questions you may have.


3 hdc per inch using 5.50 mm hook

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • size 2-3t-waist size 18-20", length without fin 17". Size 4-5-waist 20-22", length without fin- 21". size 6-7-waist 22-24", length without fin-23"
  • 12-24 months waist size16-18", length without fin 15"


  • US I9/5.50 mm hook, US g6/4mm hook, yarn needle, stitch markers
  • approx 2 skeins (315 yds) ea of main color ww yarn
  • approx 2 ea 1/2 yard contrasting color ww yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 decorative button, 1 2cm button, 1 hair clip, small scrap of fabric, fabric glue,

Suggested yarn:

1000 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Caron Simply Soft