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I have been crocheting since I was 11 years old. I taught myself to do all aspects of crafting, with very little help from adults. In addition to crocheting and knitting, I am a wife, mother, ...

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Beaded Beauty - A Mermaid Tale

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Beaded Beauty - A Mermaid Tale
Beaded Beauty - A Mermaid Tale
Beaded Beauty - A Mermaid Tale

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • add beads, sc, dc, trc, work in front loops and back loops

Pattern Description:

I've seen other mermaid tails and they all seem to have the same type of fin on the bottom. I actually had an idea one night (while I couldn't sleep) for a different type of fin, and something with beads. After some serious thinking, the Beaded Beauty, A Mermaid Tale was created.
This can be made without the beads if you prefer.


6 DC stitches and 3 rows = 2 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • preemie/newborn, 0-3 months


  • Red Heart Super Saver approximately 200 yards, #10 crochet thread, G and J crochet hooks, yarn needle

You Will Also Need:

  • optional: #10 crochet thread, 4 mm pearl beads

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Red Heart


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