Mermaid Tail and Shell Bikini with Ruffles
This cute little mermaid photo prop with it shell bikini top and ruffled tail will make a fabulous addition to any photographer’s repertoire.
Inlucdes written and charted instructions for each item along with a tutorial on working with ruffle yarn.
The tail measures 35cm/14" in length (excl fin). Each shell measures approx. 10cm/4" square. Made on their own, they can be used as standalone props or embellishments.
The top edge, with its delicate shell trim, will reach baby’s tummy (it may be worked longer for use without bikini, if desired) and has a circumference of 35cm/16" at its widest point. Directions are also provided for making a larger cocoon based on chest size and length requirements.
This item is not suitable for sleeping in.
Yarns used in example: Wendy Mode DK (shade 231) and King Cole Krystal Glamour (shade 456). Some suggested substitutes are shown below.