The Mermaid Pattern is a free crochet c2c graph by Nana’s Crafty Home!

The Mermaid Pattern square is the ninth square in the Sea Life C2C Blanket series. You can also find the previous eight – the Fish C2C Square, Whale C2C Square, Crab C2C Square, Seahorse C2C Square, Octopus C2C Square, Starfish C2C Square, Stingray C2C Square, and the Sea Turtle C2C Square also as free patterns on the blog.

If you have never worked the corner to corner crochet color work method before I have all the tutorials you need to get started.

Basic C2C tutorial

Mini (hdc) c2c tutorial

How to Change Colors in C2C

How to Carry Colors in C2C

How to Add a Border in C2C

How to Read Graphs in C2C

## Mermaid Pattern Graph Details

Ok, I know, I know – Mermaids aren’t real so why in the world am I adding one to my Sea Life themed throw?? Well, I really wanted to add a small touch of whimsy to my blanket. And, if you are making this for a little girl that loves the sea – she is going to love it! And, you could even make the mermaid match the little girl – change up the hair and eye color so she can see herself swimming amongst all of her sea life friends. 💕 And, of course, every square is optional, so just substitute with something else if you would like.

I used the mini-hdc c2c crochet technique for this square and I ended up with a 9″ x 9″ square. You could certainly choose to use the standard dc technique which would give you a larger square. However, at 9″x 9″ this would be the perfect size for a whimsical summer themed dish cloth, too!

I used Yarnspirations’ Caron Simply Soft yarn for my squares – I love how soft this yarn is which is perfect for blankets. However, you could certainly substitute your favorite medium worsted #4 weight yarn to get a similar result.

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** Mermaid Pattern Free C2C Crochet Square**

Pattern written in US crochet terminology

**Supplies:**

- Caron Simply Soft Weight 4/Medium (100% acrylic, 6 oz/315 yds)
- Soft Blue 1.3 oz / 69 yds (Color B)
- Soft Pink 0.08 oz / 5 yds (Color P)
- Cool Green .50 oz / 27 yds (Color G)
- Off White .30 oz / 16 yds (Color C)
- Royal Blue .01 oz / 1 yd (Color RB)
- Sunshine .20 oz / 11 yds (Color Y)

Size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Scissors

Tapestry needle

**Approximate finished size: **9” x 9”

**Gauge: **5 blocks = 2.25”

**Abbreviations:**

B = blue

G = green

P = pink

C = cream

RB = royal blue

Y = yellow

hdc = half double crochet

**Pattern Notes:**

Pattern is worked in Mini Half Double Crochet (hdc) Corner to Corner (C2C) Crochet technique. Written row by row instructions follow with color pixel graph on last page of pdf.

**Recommended Tutorials:**

Basic C2C for Beginners

How to Change Colors in C2C

Tips & Tricks for Carrying Yarn in C2C

Mini (hdc) C2C crochet technique

How to add a border to C2C projects

**Written row by row pattern instructions:**

**B: Blue / G: Green / P: Pink / RB: Royal Blue / Y: Yellow / C: Cream**

← Row 1 [RS]: (B) x 1 (1 square)

→ Row 2 [WS]: (B) x 2 (2 squares)

← Row 3 [RS]: (B) x 3 (3 squares)

→ Row 4 [WS]: (B) x 4 (4 squares)

← Row 5 [RS]: (B) x 5 (5 squares)

→ Row 6 [WS]: (B) x 6 (6 squares)

← Row 7 [RS]: (B) x 7 (7 squares)

→ Row 8 [WS]: (B) x 8 (8 squares)

← Row 9 [RS]: (B) x 9 (9 squares)

→ Row 10 [WS]: (B) x 2, (G) x 3, (B) x 5 (10 squares)

← Row 11 [RS]: (B) x 4, (G) x 6, (B) x 1 (11 squares)

→ Row 12 [WS]: (B) x 1, (G) x 8, (B) x 3 (12 squares)

← Row 13 [RS]: (B) x 2, (G) x 10, (B) x 1 (13 squares)

→ Row 14 [WS]: (B) x 1, (G) x 12, (B) x 1 (14 squares)

← Row 15 [RS]: (B) x 1, (G) x 12, (B) x 2 (15 squares)

→ Row 16 [WS]: (B) x 2, (G) x 13, (B) x 1 (16 squares)

← Row 17 [RS]: (B) x 4, (G) x 1, (B) x 3, (G) x 2, (C) x 2, (G) x 2, (B) x 3 (17 squares)

→ Row 18 [WS]: (B) x 3, (G) x 1, (C) x 4, (B) x 4, (G) x 2, (B) x 4 (18 squares)

← Row 19 [RS]: (B) x 5, (G) x 1, (B) x 4, (C) x 1, (P) x 1, (G) x 3, (B) x 4 (19 squares)

→ Row 20 [WS]: (B) x 4, (G) x 3, (P) x 2, (C) x 1, (B) x 4, (G) x 1, (B) x 5 (20 squares)

**Corner (begin decreasing) **

← Row 21 [RS]: (B) x 10, (C) x 1, (P) x 2, (G) x 2, (B) x 4 (19 squares)

→ Row 22 [WS]: (B) x 3, (C) x 1, (G) x 1, (P) x 3, (B) x 10 (18 squares)

← Row 23 [RS]: (B) x 8, (C) x 2, (P) x 3, (C) x 2, (B) x 2 (17 squares)

→ Row 24 [WS]: (B) x 3, (C) x 1, (P) x 2, (C) x 4, (Y) x 2, (B) x 4 (16 squares)

← Row 25 [RS]: (B) x 1, (Y) x 5, (C) x 6, (B) x 1, (C) x 1, (B) x 1 (15 squares)

→ Row 26 [WS]: (B) x 3, (C) x 1, (B) x 1, (C) x 1, (P) x 1, (C) x 2, (Y) x 4, (B) x 1 (14 squares)

← Row 27 [RS]: (B) x 3, (Y) x 2, (RB) x 1, (C) x 3, (B) x 4 (13 squares)

→ Row 28 [WS]: (B) x 4, (C) x 4, (Y) x 1, (B) x 3 (12 squares)

← Row 29 [RS]: (B) x 2, (Y) x 2, (C) x 1, (RB) x 1, (C) x 1, (B) x 4 (11 squares)

→ Row 30 [WS]: (B) x 3, (C) x 3, (Y) x 2, (B) x 2 (10 squares)

← Row 31 [RS]: (B) x 2, (Y) x 4, (B) x 3 (9 squares)

→ Row 32 [WS]: (B) x 3, (Y) x 3, (B) x 2 (8 squares)

← Row 33 [RS]: (B) x 7 (7 squares)

→ Row 34 [WS]: (B) x 6 (6 squares)

← Row 35 [RS]: (B) x 5 (5 squares)

→ Row 36 [WS]: (B) x 4 (4 squares)

← Row 37 [RS]: (B) x 3 (3 squares)

→ Row 38 [WS]: (B) x 2 (2 squares)

← Row 39 [RS]: (B) x 1 (1 square)

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