Purple Mermaid Lapghan

By: Shelley Bunyard from
Purple Mermaid Lapghan
Purple Mermaid Lapghan
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There may be other fish in the sea, but the mermaid is the best one. Embrace your love for these mystical wonders with the Purple Mermaid Lapghan. This free mermaid cocoon crochet pattern has been tailored so that the stitches look exactly like diamond-shaped scales, with alternating shades of green and purple. A mermaid tail template is more than just a costume, though—it's a way to bring your personality wherever you go. As a crochet blanket pattern, this can warm you up you while you read a book, snuggle down for movie night, or even head out for a chilly night on the beach!


Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Finished SizeTail to top 42 inches; Tail to tip of fin 12 inches; Top width 38 inches

Materials List

  • Approximately 1600 yds of worsted weight yarn total; shown here is Bernat super value (426 yds per skein) in lilac and light damson, variegated yarn - 2 skeins in fresh lilac
  • Size H crochet hook
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Love this Purple Mermaid Lapghan pattern! My pre-teen Grand daughter has been asking me to make something like this for here all year. The only patterns I've found uses twice the amount of yarn and a totally different stitch that I wont name here.. This pattern reads well and I know I can do this one with out using 24 balls of yarn. I love the color combination and will go buy these yarns.. So happy and a Big Thank you for this free pattern!


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