mermaid costume crochet pattern

Uni-Mer-Cat Costume

uni-mer-cat

MAY 11, 2018

Materials

4.5mm, H 5mm, I 5.5mm & J 6mm Size Crochet Hooks-  I love these Clover crochet hooks 
Tapestry Needles 
Stitch Markers 
Small Scissors
Worsted Weight Yarn: Light pink, Light purple & Green

If you want to block your work, you can use a crochet blocking board, such as this one:

Headband & Bikini Top Patterns below. Click picture to go to Mermaid Tail Pattern: Unicorn Cat Mermaid Tail Free Crochet Pattern

Headband

I 5.5mm

0/3 months
Chain 52, join in the round, dc around for three rounds, join and fasten off

3/6 months
Chain 55, join in the round, dc around for three rounds, join and fasten off

Horn

H 5mm Hook & purple yarn

Rnd 1: magic ring, 4 sc, join [4]

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc in each st, join [4]

Rnd 3: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st, join [6]

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc in each st, join [6]

Rnd 5: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 2 sts, join [8]

Rnd 6: ch 1, sc in each st, join [8]

Rnd 7: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 3 sts, join [10]

Rnd 8: ch 1, sc in each st, join [10]

Rnd 9: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 4 sts, join [12]

Rnd 10: ch 1, sc in each st, join [12]

Rnd 11: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 5 sts, join [14]

Rnd 12: ch 1, sc in each st, join [14]

Rnd 13: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 6 sts, join [16]

Rnd 14: ch 1, sc in each st, join [16]

Rnd 15: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 7 sts, join [18]

Rnd 16: ch 1, sc in each st, join [18]

Rnd 17: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 8 sts, join [20]

Rnd 18: ch 1, sc in each st, join [20]

Rnd 19: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 9 sts, join [22]

Rnd 20: ch 1, sc in each st, join [22]

Rnd 19: ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 9 sts, join [22]

Rnd 20: ch 1, sc in each st, join [22]

Stuff horn with poly fil and attach it to front of headband.

Cat Ears

Outer Ear

I 5.5mm & green yarn

Row 1: ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook and rem chs, ch 1, turn [8]

Row 2: sc2tog, sc in 4, sc2tog, ch 1, turn [6]

Row 3: sc across, ch 1, turn [6]

Row 4: sc2tog, sc in 2, sc2tog, ch 1, turn [4]

Row 5: sc across, ch 1, turn [4]

Row 6: sc2tog, sc2tog, ch 1, turn [2]

Row 7: sc across, ch 1, turn [2]

Row 8: sc2tog, continue to sc around ear

Inner ear

4.5mm hook & pink yarn

Row 1: ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook and rem chs, ch 1, turn [8]

Row 2: sc2tog, sc in 4, sc2tog, ch 1, turn [6]

Row 3: sc across, ch 1, turn [6]

Row 4: sc2tog, sc in 2, sc2tog, ch 1, turn [4]

Row 5: sc across, ch 1, turn [4]

Row 6: sc2tog, sc2tog, ch 1, turn [2]

Row 7: sc across, ch 1, turn [2]

Row 8: sc2tog (do not sc around- fasten off, leaving a long tail and attach to interior of outer ear)

Bikini

Circle Tops

4.5mm hook & purple yarn
Instructions between two asterisks (*) should be repeated for the remainder of the round.

Rnd 1: Magic ring, 12 dc, join [12]

Rnd 2: ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join [24]

Rnd 2: ch 2, *2 dc, dc in 1*, join and fasten off [26]

Paw Prints

4.5 mm hook & pink yarn

Toes
magic ring, 9 hdc

Pad
Rnd 1: magic ring, hdc 2, dc, hdc 2, dc 2, hdc, sc, hdc, dc 2, join

Rnd 2: ch 2, hdc in 2, 3 dc in next st, hdc in 2, 2 dc in 2, hdc, sc, hdc, 2 dc in last 2, join and fasten off leaving a long tail

Sew the pad and toes onto the circle tops.

Bikini Strings 
Attach yarn on the sides and tops and for each string, make 50 chs. For the space between the tops, attach yarn to one top, ch 2, attach to other top.

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