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bernat® blanket™ mermaid crochet snuggle sack

Step 1
PROJECT NOTEThe number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 12-Bernat® Baby Blanket™ Yarn - Peachy and the hook size is L (8mm).
 
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MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 46"  circumference x 45"  long (excluding tail).

GAUGE: 7 hdc and 6 rows = 4" .
 
INSTRUCTIONS:

Note: Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as hdc.
 
Ch 82.

1st Row: (RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 80 hdc.

2nd Row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row until work from beg measures 24" , ending on a WS row.

Beg decs: 1st Row: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 8 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * to end of row.
Turn. 72 sts.

2nd Row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row 4 times more.   
Step 2
Next Row: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 7 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 64 sts.

Next 5 Rows: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Next Row: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 6 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 56 sts.

Next 5 Rows: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Next Row: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 5 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 48
sts.

Next 5 Rows: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.

Next Row: Ch 2. *1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc. Hdc2tog. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 40 sts.

Next 5 Rows: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.
 
Fasten off.
 
Sew center back seam. Sew bottom seam. 
Step 3
Tail (make 2 pieces alike)
 
Ch 38.

1st row: (RS). 1 hdc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc). 1 hdc in each ch to end of ch. Turn. 36 hdc.

2nd row: Ch 2. (counts as hdc). *Work 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below stitch in previous row (bar is below loops normally worked on WS. See diagram). Rep from * to last 3 hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 
 
3rd row: Ch. 2 *Work 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below stitch in previous row (bar is below loops normally worked on WS). Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 
 
Rep last 2 rows until 21 sts rem.
 
Fasten off.
 
Sew short sides of Tail tog (along last row worked).
Join yarn with sl st to top right corner of Tail. Ch 1. Work 20 sc evenly across top of Tail.
 
Fasten off.
 
Sew top edge of Tail to bottom of Sack.   
Step 4
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double Crochet
Dec(s) = Decreas(e)(ing)
Hdc = half Double Crochet
Hdc2tog = (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Sl st = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong Side
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook 
 
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    • Color: Peachy
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