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Mermaid tail in crocodile stitch
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May 21, 2013 07:59:18   #
Two weeks ago I asked re a pattern for a crochet mermaid tail in crocodile stitch for a photo prop. I watched some u-tube tutorials (thanks to the links & advice I was sent on KP) on crocodile stitch & loved the 'scales' it formed & thought it would be ideal for a mermaid's tail for a friend of mine who is doing baby photography. I had to figure out the shaping of the tail & gradual increases as well as crocheting the stitch in the round & here is the result .... not quite finished, now to find a baby to see how many more rows I actually need.

May 21, 2013 08:02:21   #
May 21, 2013 08:05:48   #
I love it. I did a few things for the girl who took pictures of my grandson. This is fabulous.
May 22, 2013 06:18:32   #
Very pretty work. :lol: :lol:
May 22, 2013 07:00:11   #
May 22, 2013 09:58:09   #
Patricia Cecilia
Just darling! What yarn did you use?
May 22, 2013 10:22:31   #
Amazing !
May 22, 2013 10:53:35   #
aknitter (a regular here)
That's way too cute! I hope you can post the model in full costume. :-)

May 22, 2013 11:00:59   #
Great work. Would love the pattern if you decide to write it up.
May 22, 2013 11:26:54   #
I love it . When you find a baby show us. Please
May 22, 2013 11:53:23   #
kimmyz (a regular here)
Nice job. I hope you'll let us see the finished photo with the baby in it!
May 22, 2013 11:54:19   #
Rusbec1 wrote:
Great work. Would love the pattern if you decide to write it up.

you know what? I bet the "dead" fish hat could be adjusted to make a baby cocoon and then that crocodile tail made instead of the knitted one.....hmm. Might have to give that a go.....��
May 22, 2013 12:31:04   #
tambirrer58 (a regular here)
MaryA wrote:
you know what? I bet the "dead" fish hat could be adjusted to make a baby cocoon and then that crocodile tail made instead of the knitted one.....hmm. Might have to give that a go.....��

I'd love to see this!!
May 22, 2013 12:33:14   #
tambirrer58 (a regular here)
Beautiful. Been looking at these, not in the crocodile stitch, and I really like yours. Good choice in yarn. Looking great. Love to see a picture of it when finished and with a baby in it as well!
Would love the pattern if you decide to write it up.
Jun 2, 2013 13:08:58   #
I love this pattern, I have been trying to find a crocodile stitch baby mermaid pattern for my grand daughter, may i please have this pattern .. thank you
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