PATTERN: Fish Tail Mermaid Hat – ILoveMyBlanket
Rear view of a mermaid hat on a white tabletop, showing detail of the knitted stitches. The body of the hat is in a fish scale stitch in pale green, with the tail in variegated teal/blue/green.
A hand knitted chenille yarn mermaid tail hat is laid flat on a white background. The body of the hat is in a fish scale stitch in pale green and the tail is in a variegated teal, green, blue yarn.
A side view of a hand knitted chenille yarn hat, worn by a glass mannequin head, sitting on a white table. The hat looks like a mermaid tail, with the body knit in a fish scale style in pale green, and the tail in variegated teal/green/blue yarn.
A realistic baby doll lies against decorative throw pillows on a medium-blue velvet couch. The doll is wearing a knitted chenille mermaid tail with a pale green body in fish scale stitching and a variegated teal/green/blue tail.
A close up of a fish scale knit pattern in pale green.
A close up of a knitted fish tail in variegated teal/blue yarn against a white background.
The words “Easy to follow instructions!” Appear in teal coloured text on a peach-coloured background with a white and teal background. Underneath this title, the words “This pattern includes: stitch descriptions, row-by-row written instructions, sample photo(s), and a chart showing a stitch-by-stitch guide.” appear in grey text on the left. On the right is the image of the first page of a knitting pattern, and below that is an image of a pattern chart.

PATTERN: Fish Tail Mermaid Hat

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This PDF pattern includes written English instructions, as well as a pattern template and photos.

The Mermaid Tail Hat is a novelty pattern of fish-scale stitches for the body of the hat finishing in a tail fin at the end. This pattern yields a hat of suitable size for a 3-8 year old, or a 'baby bag' mermaid tail for baby photos (0-3 month size).

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate.

SUGGESTED MATERIALS: Approximately half a ball of Bernat Alize Blanket-EZ Yarn (6.4oz, 180g) (The example in the photos was made with ‘Mint’ for the body and ‘Seaport Teals’ for the tail).

SUGGESTED TOOLS: No needles required (finger knitting). Scissors.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Approximately 20" (51 cm) in circumference (approximately 3-8 year old size). Length of hat from brim to tail is 24" (61 cm).


The Mermaid Tail Hat pattern and all photographs are the property of I Love My Blanket/Reena Belford. This pattern and design are subject to copyright, and you may not distribute or sell this pattern under any circumstances.

Products made with this pattern *ARE* permitted to be used for both personal and commercial use, but please credit ‘I Love My Blanket’. (@iloveblanket on Instagram)

REFUND Due to the nature of this product being an electronic download, no refunds will be granted. THIS IS NOT A FINISHED PRODUCT and no refunds will be given for failure of reading the details in full.

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