Crochet Mermaid Tail Photo Prop

Crochet Pattern PDF for Mermaid Tail and Shell Bikini

Mermaid and Shell Bikini

This cute little mermaid photo prop with it shell bikini top and ruffled tail will make a fabulous addition to any photographer’s repertoire.

This pattern has 12 pages containing both written and charted instructions for each item. A tutorial on working with ruffle yarn is also included.

The tail measures 35cm (14”) in length (fin not included in measurement). Each shell measures approximately 10cm (4”) square. Made on their own, they can be used as standalone props or embellishments.

The top edge, with its delicate shell trim, will reach baby’s tummy (it may be worked longer for use without bikini, if desired) and has a circumference of 35cm (16”) at its widest point. Directions are also provided for making a larger sized cocoon based on chest size and length requirements.

The scales may be worked using any of the popular ruffle yarns. Illustrated instructions for use are included.

This item is not suitable for sleeping in.

You will need approximately 150g (540m) of DK weight yarn and 100g Ruffle Yarn in a contrasting/co-ordinating colour, a 3.50mm hook and a wool needle for finishing.

Yarns used in example: Wendy Mode 50% pure merino wool (shade 231) and King Cole Krystal Glamour (shade 456).

Please note the shell bikini top is also available as a separate pattern to create a great little mix and match accessory here