Arm Knitting is a very simple, quick and easy technique and you’ll love the results. You don’t need to be an expert at knitting or crochet to produce this gorgeous Mermaid Tail Blanket – you can make it from start to finish in less than 2 hours, with no needles.
This pattern is classed as Beginner Level so very straightforward and it can be made to suit child to adult. It’s a lovely gift too.
The pattern creator suggests for adjusting the pattern to suit a child size that you simply cast on fewer stitches and knit fewer rows on the body – around 15 stitches for the body and knitting around 20 rows should give you the perfect size.
Like to buy a Chunky Mermaid Tail Blanket? You can get the one above from Etsy here
The pattern includes handy tips for making perfect stitches, plus a video tutorial. Finished Adult size is – blanket body 42″ long, fin 17″ long. Total length from top of the blanket body to the bottom of the fin is 59″
Arm Knit Mermaid Blanket Pattern Details
- 7 Skeins of Acrylic Yarn in your main color
- 1 Skein in your accent color for the Mermaid Tail
- 1 Skein in a 3rd color for the Fin
As you can see from all the photos above, Arm Knitting results in a beautiful chunky look and feel.
Once you’ve created your Mermaid Blanket simply hand wash it and lay it out completely flat to dry so that it retains its shape.
How To Arm Knit A Mermaid Blanket Video
Simply Maggie has made an easy to follow Video Tutorial that you will love to watch. You will pick up lots of great tips and tricks. To watch, click Play above ^
You can download Maggies Pattern on Etsy here
Here’s another gorgeous version of the Mermaid Tail Arm Knitted Blanket that we found on Etsy. You can get the pattern here
This blanket size chart will come in so handy for all your knitting or crochet projects. Don’t forget to Pin it.
Thanks to Mama In A Stitch for the great information.
This handy infographic on yarn weights and gauges will help choose the right yarns when you Arm Knit a Mermaid Tail Blanket Pattern so be sure to save it!
Want more? Check out how to make this gorgeous Arm Knitted Scarf. You will love the great ideas. View our post here