Crochet Mermaid Tail Snuggle Sack

Crochet Mermaid Tail Snuggle Sack

What You'll Need:

Bernat® Pop!TM (5 oz./280 yds)
Blue Blaze (84004)
7 Balls
Size U.S. H/8 )5 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Stitch Markers

Courtesy of Bernat®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: Great things take time

How to Make a Crochet Mermaid Tail Snuggle Sack

Feel like you're under the sea with this Crochet Mermaid Tail Snuggle Sack! Plus, this snuggle sack will keep you warm and can double as a sleeping bag or blanket. This is a great stepping stone for experienced crocheters who are looking to take their skill to the next level.

Measurements: Approx 23" [58.5 cm] wide x 50" [127 cm] long (excluding tailfin). To fit Youth/Adult.
Gauge: 13 dc and 8 rnds = 4" [10 cm].

  • 1 Abbreviations

    Approx = Approximate(ly)
    Beg = Begin(ning)
    Ch = Chain(s)
    Dc = Double crochet
    Rep = Repeat(ing)
    Rnd(s) = Round(s)
    Sl st = Slip stitch
    Sp(s) = Space(s)
    St(s) = Stitch(es)
    Tog = Together

  • 2 Instructions

    Sack
    Note:
    ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc.

    Ch 4.

  • 3 1st rnd

    7 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 8 dc.

  • 4 2nd rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (inc made). 2 dc in each dc around. Jon with sl st to top of ch 3. 16 dc.

  • 5 3rd and 4th rnds

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.

  • 6 5th rnd

    Ch 3. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.

  • 7 6th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 32 dc.

  • 8 7th rnd

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 9 8th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 40 dc.

  • 10 9th rnd

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 11 10th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with st st to top of ch 3. 48 dc.

  • 12 11th and 12th rnds

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 13 13th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 56 dc.

  • 14 14th rnd

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 15 15th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 64 dc.

  • 16 16th rnd

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 17 17th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 7 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 72 dc.

  • 18 18th rnd

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 19 19th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 7 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 8 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 80 dc.

  • 20 20th rnd

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 21 21st rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 8 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of of ch 3. 88 dc.

  • 22 22nd rnd

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 23 23rd rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 9 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 10 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 96 dc.

  • 24 24th to 26th rnds

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 25 27th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 10 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 11 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with st st to top of ch 3. 104 dc.

  • 26 28th and 29th rnds

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 27 30th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 11 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in neach of next 12 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 112 dc.

  • 28 31st to 33rd rnds

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 29 34th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 12 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 12 dc. rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 120 dc.

  • 30 35th and 36th rnds

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 31 37th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 13 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 14 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 128 dc.

  • 32 38th to 40th rnds

    As 3rd rnd.

  • 33 41st rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 14 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 136 dc.

  • 34 42nd and 43rd rnds

    as 3rd rnd.

  • 35 44th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 15 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 16 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch3. 144 dc.

  • 36 45th to 47th rnds

    as 3rd rnd.

  • 37 48th rnd

    Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 16 dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 17 dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with st st to top of ch 3. 152 dc.

  • 38 49th rnd

    As 3rd rnd.
    Rep last rnd (work even) until Sack from beg measures 50" [127 cm] long. Fasten off.

  • 39 Tailfin

    Ch 47.

  • 40 1st row (RS)

    1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 45 dc.

  • 41 2nd row

    Ch 3 (counts as dc)
    Working in back loops only, 1 dc in each dc to end of row Turn.
    Rep 2nd row until work from beg measures 24" [61 cm] long. Fasten off.

    Mark center row of Tailfin by folding it in half lengthwise. Cut 12" [30.5 cm] length of yarn. With darning needle, stitch yarn in and out across center row, leaving 4" [10 cm] yarn end at beg. Holding onto yarn end securely, pull on opposite end of yarn to gather sts tog across Tailfin. Secure yarn ends and weave in ends.



    Fold Sack flat. Place markerso n each side approx 5" [12.5 cm] up from lower point. Sew side of Tailfin from point to marker on each side.


  • 42 Ruffles (1st rnd)

    Join yarn with sl st to beg ch 3 one rnd below last rnd of Sack. Ch 3. 4 dc around same sp as sl st. Rotate Sakc 90 degrees counter-clockwise. *3 dc between next 2 dc. Rotate Body 90 degrees counter-clockwise. 5 dc around next dc post. Rotate Body 90 degrees clockwise. 3 dc in between 2 dc. Rotate Body 90 degrees clockwise. 5 dc around next dc post. Rep from * back and forth in zig-zagging motiona all the way around top of Sack. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

  • 43 Ruffles (2nd rnd)

    Join yarn with sl st to beg ch 3 three rnds below last rnd of Sack. Rep 1st rnd.

  • 44 Ruffles (3rd rnd)

    Join yarn with sl st to beg ch 3 five rnds below last rnd of Sack. Rep 1st rnd.