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Feel like your under the sea at bedtime with a crochet shell mermaid camisole!
I had no idea what I was going to make when I first picked out my favourite colours of yarn from the Brown Sheep Company but as soon as I saw the gorgeous purple and green skeins in person, I knew they'd look amazing as a mermaid camisole.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1142 projects »
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  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 1
    Step 1

    Shells (Make 2)

    Chain 2
    Row 1: chain 1, sc increase six times into the 2nd chain from the hook. (6 stitches)
    Row 2: chain 1, sc into the back of each stitch.
    Row 3: chain 1, sc into 1st stitch, sc increase into next stitch *repeat to end of row.
    Row 4: chain 1, sc into the back of each stitch. (9 stitches)
    Row 5: chain 1, sc into 1st stitch, sc increase into next stitch *repeat to end of row.
    Row 6: chain 1, sc into the back of each stitch. (12 stitches)
    Row 7: chain 1, sc into 1st stitch, sc increase into next stitch *repeat to end of row.
    Row 8: (17 stitches)
    Row 9: chain 1, sc into 1st stitch, sc increase into next stitch *repeat to end of row.
    Row 10: (25 stitches)

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add a scalloped edging to the top of each shells:

    Row 1: Crochet one row using green yarn along the top of each shell. Chain 1.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 3
    Step 3

    Row 2: Miss 1 stitch, 5 dc in next stitch, miss 1 stitch, sc in next stitch and repeat to the end of row.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bind off.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add a scalloped edge to the bottom of the shells using the purple yarn.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bind off leaving long purple tails at the end of each shell.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 7
    Step 7

    Position the shells on your camisole and pin in place.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 8
    Step 8

    Using a yarn needle, stitch the shells to the camisole using the long purple tails.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 9
    Step 9

    Middle of the shells

    Chain 8,
    Chain 1, turn sc into each.
    Bind off leaving a long tail.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 10
    Step 10

    Stitch the shell middle in between the two shells using the long tail and a yarn needle.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 11
    Step 11

    Using green yarn, begin crocheting a really long chain.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 12
    Step 12

    Use the yarn needle, threaded with green yarn to begin stitching the long crochet chain in a scalloped pattern beneath the shells.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 13
    Step 13

    Continue making scalloped rows with the green yarn and stitching in place.

  • How to make pyjamas / a nightie. Little Mermaid Camisole - Step 14
    Step 14

    Sew in all your loose edges and then you're all done!

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