Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Patterns (a surprise for the boys!!) Recommendations on Color Combination, and New Yarn you need to see from Karla’s Making It

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Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Patterns

Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Patterns

(a surprise for the boys!!) and

Color Palette Recommendations

from Karla’s Making It

I had so much fun looking for all these Free Crochet Patterns! There was a little disappointment too. I didn’t realize how many frustrating websites there are out there. Websites that have THE BEST Crochet photos I have ever seen, but there is only an ad! No pattern! I couldn’t resist showing you some of them for inspiration and color ideas! I believe with the free patterns below that you could absolutely replicate these darling mermaid tails.




Mermaid Tail Inspiration

Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Source unknown – If you get your hands on variegated yarn like that you better let me know (please :)).  The colors are fabulous! This definitely isn’t RH Boutique.
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
source – this looks like granny stripe stitches don’t they.  Be brave and try it out!

Aren’t these Mermaid Tail Patterns the most darling things you have ever seen? I looooove all the baby ones but did you know there are patterns for Big Girls too!! Seriously! I know a bunch of teens (and maybe some moms?) that are going to be happy with meeee!

Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Source unknown – This is RH Boutique for sure.

This Infant Mermaid Tail Cocoon is adapted from using the first pattern below and Red Heart Boutique in Candy. She adapted the pattern by eliminating some rounds and she crocheted in the round for the whole cocoon rather than making a split for a “blanket.”

Well here are enough free patterns to keep you busy for a while.  I love all the creative ways these designers used different stitches to simulate scales.  Even if you are a Crochet Newbie, there are patterns below with easy double crochet stitches and even some great video tutorials!

Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Patterns.

Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern


Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern


Yarn

Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Pattern


Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern
Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Mermaid Tail Crochet Pattern

And for the Boys… A Shark Blanket!

We couldn’t leave out the boys!! They will be sure to love this shark sleep sack! If you make one, make one for me too!! I need this in my life 🙂 j/k but seriously, if you do make it, tag me on Facebook and let me know I inspired you!!

Free Mermaid Tail Patterns from Karla's Making It
Free Shark Blanket Crochet Pattern

Have you seen the new Yarn from Caron?!?!

Caron Cakes
Caron Cakes from Caron Brand Yarn

OMG! My crochet friends are raving about these new Caron Cakes. Most of the pins and posts I have seen lately are all about this yarn. You won’t find much information on these from the Yarnspiration’s website.  All of my purchases and information has come from Michael’s.  Maybe hey are exclusive sellers? Michael’s retails these for $7.99. (See below for a deal!)

Who knows… But anyways, it is a variegated worsted weight yarn. The colors are vibrant and bright and have 5 different colors per cake and 18 color combinations to choose from.

Caron Cakes
Caron Cakes from Caron Brand Yarn

Here’s the details from the Michael’s Page:

Weight: Medium Worsted (4)
Contents: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
Skein Weight: 7.1 oz./ 200g
Yardage: 383 yd. / 350 m
Knitting Gauge:
18 sts – 24 rows = 4″ (10 cm)
Crochet Gauge:
13 sc – 14 rows = 4″ (10 cm)
Suggested Knitting Needle:
5 mm, US – 8
Suggested Crochet Hook:
5 mm, US – H/8

If you are interested in getting this yarn, Michael’s is the only carrier that I know of at this time. It’s a good time to get some with their sale going on

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In case you are reading this in the future and these coupons have expired, click here to see YARN ON SALE AT MICHAEL’S or the banner below to see their current coupons. You never know, you may find an even better deal like 20-30% off your entire order!

This Week's Coupon at Michaels.com

Color Palette Recommendations

Do you ever have trouble picking colors combinations that work well together for your Crochet Projects? I do, so I collect color palettes to look at when I’m having trouble deciding how to combine colors! Here are some color palettes that I saved this week. They would be great colors for your mermaid tails!!

Crochet Color Palette Recomendations
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Crochet Color Palette Recomendations
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Crochet Color Palette Recomendations
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Crochet Color Combination Palette
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Well that’s all I have for you today my crocheting friends. If you make anything you found on my blog, I would love it if you would tag me on Facebook. Until next time…

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Author: Karla Wren

Hi there! My name is Karla Wren and obviously you know that I like to crochet and collect patterns! I also love collecting and working with all kinds of yarns. Some from my local chain store like Michael's and Joann's but also a some Yarn Boutiques in my area. But crochet is not only what I'm all about. Click the About Me page to learn more about me!

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