Mermaid Tail Blanket Pattern – Top Favorite on Etsy

October 19, 2017

Best Mermaid Tail Blanket Patterns on Etsy

With so many mermaid tail blankets on the market, why would you want buy a mermaid tail blanket pattern?  For a few reasons:

  • Color Preference – There might be a specific color that’s no where to be found to match your mermaid decor.
  • Yarn Thickness or Style – While online crochet mermaid blankets can be quality yarn, you might want a special type or a certain material for your tail blanket.
  • Mermaid Project – Let’s face it, sometime you just want a project to keep your self busy!
  • Detailing and Personalizing – A Mermaid blanket is a fun way to learn, and show them off newly learned stitches.

Does DIYing it make you nervous? It will take a while but how fun will it be when you can say “I made this.” Besides, there plenty of video instructions that will walk you through it.

You can also find some free Mermaid blanket pattern tutorials online if you are a visual person!

Below are my top favorite on Etsy by category starting with Kids and working our way up.

Mermaid tail blanket pattern for kids

Knit Mermaid tail blanket pattern for babies

Melt my heart why don’t you! Essentially a mermaid sock for babies. I love these cable designs. Good time to start if you haven’t done them before.

Intermediate Level

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Mermaid tail blanket sewing pattern

Oh man.. I can’t even… I need to stop looking at these. Now I want a baby. These could be a fun mermaid gift for new moms.

Intermediate Level

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Toddler mermaid tail blanket knitting pattern

This little toddler tail is adorable! Easy knit pattern that is straight forward and simple to follow. I recommend this one for first timers.

Beginner Level

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mermaid tail blanket crochet pattern

This pattern is more complicated and for advanced crocheters, but how fun is that texture with mermaid scales!

Advanced Level

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Shimmer tail Pattern

Not all mermaid blanket patterns need to be Crochet or Fleece. This is a fun alternative. Bling!

Beginner Level

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Mermaid tail blanket patterns for adults

Weather you buy online or make the mermaid tail blanket on your own, there are a few things I strongly recommend:

Crochet Mermaid Tail Blanket

Slit in the back– For crochet mermaid blankets, this makes it easy to put on and take off compared to a more sleeping bag style of blanket.

Open toed – Have enough room so your toes can move around. I hate feeling my feet constricted.

Fleece Mermaid Tail Blanket

For fleece mermaid tail blankets– I recommend doing a more minky fabric rather than standard fleece as that gets hot when on, and the fabric will get scratchy overtime.

Simple Adult tail

This is a great starter tail for adults. I love the colors! Goes pretty quick once you have the basics down.

Beginner Level

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Fancy mermaid tail Crochet pattern

This will require two different threads of color. Maybe you have done mermaid blankets before and need a challenge?

Advanced Level

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Shell Stitch mermaid tail blanket pattern

This shell stitch gives a fun and simple mermaid scale look. So cute!

Intermediate Level

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Basic mermaid tail pattern

This is the most basic but it also my favorite. Sometime the best things in life are the simple ones.

Intermediate Level

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If you want to read more about different mermaid tail blankets check out my other posts!

Mermaid Tail Blankets 

Best Crochet Mermaid Tail Blankets

Crochet Mermaid Tail Blanket Review

Best Fleece Mermaid Tail Blankets

Fleece Mermaid Tail Blanket Review

Blankie Tail Review

Mermaid Blankets for Kids -Blankie Tails

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Molly the owner of Everything Mermaid wrote this post. When she isn't writing about being a mermaid, she is usually traveling the world trade and writing about it. Her specialties include Mermaid tails, blankets, pillows, and leggings . Sign up for her Mermaid monthly newsletter and hear about discounts and product reviews.

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