Thursday, April 03, 2014

Little Mermaid - a crochet tail

I finished the Mermaid Tail baby snuggle really quickly - it was a joy to crochet. The shell stitch pattern gives it an interesting scaley look which seems particularly fitting.

 The pattern is by Kat Goldin and is available free on the Guardian website.  It is the best mermaid tail pattern that I have come across and I can't wait to see it modelled by the baby.  She is going to look so cute.  The yarn is James C Brett Marble Chunky and I used just under one ball in the green colourway. It was very reasonably priced and feels lovely and soft. I am tempted to make another one. 


Meanwhile, I have dug out the pure linen that I bought from Yarn Paradise and have started another project from Yumiko Alexander's Rustic Crochet.  This time it is the Pearls shrug.  The yarn looks a bit like string and I am wondering if I should have got it in a different colour. Hopefully it will soften up a bit when I wash it.