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Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly & Sandy Mermaid

Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly & Sandy Mermaid

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The Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly & Sandy Mermaid is a fabulous cross between a lovey blanket and a soft toy and perfect to crochet for babies and small children.  Make a super cute Melly Teddy Ragdoll Shelly or Sandy Mermaid for that special small person in your life.  They are fun and easy to make and are soft and snugly, perfect for cuddling and great yarn busters.

This patterns is available to purchase for $4.50

 

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When I was a little girl, I had a Bunny Ragdoll that literally went everywhere with me.  My dad used to call it Melly’s Teddy.  I designed my first Melly Teddy about 4 years ago, making a sleepy bunny for my little girl.  Friends saw it, liked it and ordered them from me, and eventually I took the plunge and wrote a pattern for the bunny.  I released my first Melly Teddy Ragdoll “Sleepy Bunny” in June 2019, followed quickly by “Eliah Ellie”, “Rainbow Unicorn”, “Snowman Family” and “Giant Panda Bear”

The Mermaids are the 6th members of the Melly Teddy Ragdoll Family.

Click here to make Sleepy Bunny

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Click here to make Eliah Ellie

Click here to make Rainbow Unicorn

Click here to make Snowman Family

Click here to make Giant Panda Bear

“Share the art within you with the ones you love…”

 

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The pattern will be released in 6 parts over 3 weeks and you can get each part separately FOR FREE with the Crochet Along.

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CAL STARTS THE 21 APRIL 2020

Click here for Part 1 – head

Click here for Part 2 – body, hands & arms 

Click here for Part 3 – tail

Click here for Part 4 – hair

Click here for Part 5 – fin, heart & starfish

Click here for Part 6 – bringing your Mermaid to life/birth certificate

 

PREAMBLE

Size: approx 46 cm (18 inches) from the top of the head to the toes.

Skill: Easy to Intermediate – stitches will range from easy to slightly more advanced – but I have links to photo & video tutorials in the pattern if you need help.

What you will crochet: A ragdoll with lightly stuffed head, feet and hands with a flat body, do a cross between a soft toy and a lovey blanket.  

Video tutorial: There will be a short video tutorial for the dragon scale tail and for the hair.

 

MATERIALS USED

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SHELLY

  • 70g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (A) Natural #500
  • 10g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (B) Blue Red #562
  • 10g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (C) Raspberry #559
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (D) Pink #521
  • 30g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (E) Ballet Pink #522
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (F) Purple Pink #525
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (G) Pale Lilac #587
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (H) Lilac #586
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (I) Violet #585
  • 80g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (J) Purple Mix #17

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SANDY

  • 70g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (A) Natural #500
  • 10g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (B) Purple Blue #588
  • 10g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (C) Deep Blue #550
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (D) Lavender #551
  • 30g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (E) Baby Blue #534
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (F) Mint #554
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (G) Willow Green #593
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (H) Sage #547
  • 15g Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (I) Sea Green #517
  • 80 Vinnis Colours Nikkim DK 100% cotton (J) Teal Mix #21

BOTH

  • 3.5 mm hook
  • Stuffing
  • Small account of pink embroidery thread or yarn for the mouth
  • 2 pairs 12 mm safety eyes
  • Sewing needle
  • Scissors

You are welcome to make the pattern in any yarn however depending on the yarn and your tension the size of the finished item may vary from mine.

WANT TO USE THE SAME YARN AS ME?

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If you live anywhere else and would like to purchase the same yarn click here.

WANT TO USE AN ALTERNATIVE YARN?

If you want to purchase a cotton alternative to the yarn I am using click here.

If you want to purchase an acrylic alternative to the yarn I am using click here.

NOTES & TIPS

  • My pattern uses US terminology.
  • Crochet skill level – easy (and if you struggle there are photo tutorials to help you).
  • I have also included helpful hints along the way which are in italics.
  • There are also links to photo tutorials for special stitches and techniques.
  • Use your stitch marker to keep track of rows when working in the round.
  • And lastly, COUNT your stitches and have loads of FUN.

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  • Click “save” and print the pages you need.

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ABBREVIATIONS

TERM ABBREVIATION STITCH INSTRUCTIONS
Back loop only BLO Insert hook into the back loop of the stitch only – link to my photo and video tutorial.
Chain ch Yarn over, pull through.
Double crochet dc Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through two loops.
Dragon Scale Stitch   Link to my video tutorial.
Front loop only FLO Insert hook into the front loop of the stitch only.
Half double crochet hdc Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through three loops.
Invisible single crochet two together inv sc2tog Insert hook into the front loop only of the next two stitches, yarn over, pull through two loops on your hooks, yarn over, pull through 2 loops on your hook.
Magic circle mc Link to my tutorial.
Needle join nj When you have finished your last stitch, do not join instead cut the yarn and pull it right through the last stitch.  Using a needle, insert into both loops of the first actual stitch of the same round or row.  Go back into the back loop only of the last stitch of the round or row, and gently tighten the join, and it will form a “loop” on top of the stitch and look just like a regular stitch. Link to my tutorial.
Repeat rep Repeat the stitches between *.* the required number of times.
Single crochet sc Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two loops.
Single crochet increase inc Make two single crochet stitches into same stitch space.
Single crochet two together sc2tog Insert hook into stitch and pull up a loop, insert hook into the next stitch and pull up a loop.  Yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on hook – this is a way to decrease your stitch count.
Slip stitch ss Insert hook, yarn over, pull through both stitch and loop on hook.
Space/s sp/s The space between the stitches.
Stitch/es st/s The stitch itself.
Standing single crochet   Link to my tutorial
Standing half double crochet   Link to my tutorial
Standing double crochet   Link to my tutorial
Treble tr Yarn over twice, insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through first 2 loops on the hook, yarn over and pull through next 2 loops on the hook, yarn over and pull through last 2 loops on the hook. . Link to my tutorial

 

 

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