This week’s crafty goodness inspiration comes from Mermaids!
There are so many clever ideas for craft projects to try.
The Amigurumi Mermaid dolls are gorgeous and the mermaid tail snuggle blanket would be lovely to curl up in on the couch.
On My Needles
This week I went to the local yarn store near where I am living in Romania.
Only to find the store no longer sold yarn! It’s now a second-hand clothing store. I was very disappointed 🙁
Since I’m traveling, a sweater project isn’t practical. Our family travels light.
Socks came to my mind. I’ve always wanted to knit a pair of socks and they won’t take up too much room 🙂
I did some more research and found a Yarn Store about 4 hours away and it sold products online!
I got in touch with Irika Knit Happens via their Facebook page. The owner, Irina, quickly responded and was very friendly!
She had some suggestions on yarn and knitting needles I could use.
I’ll be following an online course I’m taking on Craftsy – Knit Socks Two At A Time by Kate Atherley.
The pattern requires worsted weight yarn and circular needles with a long cable so you can use the Magic Loop method.
I ended up ordering Elb Sox Yarn by GGH Yarns in the Fushcia red colorway, 4mm short Prym wooden interchangeable needle tips and a 120cm cable.
Irina was very helpful and I was glad to support a local yarn store.
I received my package this morning!
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Top 10 in Craft – Mermaid Crafts
Editors Note – All of these Mermaid crafts and images belong to their original owners. I didn’t create them, I just wanted to help showcase their amazing work to you, my lovely readers. And also please pin the images from the owner’s site.
Aurora Mermaid Amigurumi Pattern
This is such a lovely handmade craft.
All made possible with the help of The Team at Amigurumi Today from Amigurumi Today
DIY Easy Mermaid Craft Ideas
Marissa and Brookie feature 5 different craft ideas inspired by Mermaid tails.
Take a look at the video here.
Adult Mermaid Tail Blanket Pattern
Find all the details for this fabulous blanket craft.
Such fun to be snuggled up in your own soft mermaid tail.
Follow the instructions by Abby from Sew Much Ado.
DIY Magic Mermaid Tails
Allison B. Cooling from Quiet Lion Creations has all the details for this handmade jewelery idea.
Enjoy her wonderful expertise and talent demonstrated in her tutorial.
DIY Polymer Clay Mermaid Box
To create this wonderful craft project inspired by the scales of a mermaid tale.
Check out the complete guide by Natasha from The Artisan Life.
Craft Ideas For Mermaid Lovers
This video features some great ideas for Mermaid lovers. Plenty of inspiration by The Team at Craft Factory.
DIY Mermaid Shell Hair Clip Craft
Bet you can’t wait to get start making your own version of this crafty idea.
Follow the steps by Rachel from Doodle and Stitch.
No-Sew DIY Felt Scalloped Pillow
Mallory from Classy Cutter has this super fun craft to make.
The instructions are easy to follow and understand.
Mermaid Embroidery Hoop Pattern
You will be super excited to create this beautiful embroided craft.
All the details can be found in the post by Jessica from Cutesy Crafts.
Editor’s note: Our readers have said, in their free time, they love going back over previous editions of our roundups. So we’ve kept the crafty goodness below from this time last year.
Wooden Spoon Mermaid Craft
Rachel from I Heart Crafty Things has created clear and easy-to-understand instructions to help you make this craft project.
Mini Mermaid Travel Tin
Just looking at this idea will make the little crafters get out their crafting supplies!
Find the inspiration in the post by Ann Maes from Little Worlds.
Clothespin Mermaid Craft for Kids
Katie Chiavarone from Views From a Step Stool shares their experience and tips for how to make this fun craft project.
Follow her clear and easy to understand instructions to make your own.
DIY Little Mermaid Mason Jar Light
Create your own version of this beautiful craft
Thanks to the help of Crystal Owens from A Pumpkin and a Princess.
DIY Phone Cases
Doing this project is a wonderful way to dress up your phone case, and the results look fantastic!
Thanks to the creativity of Shannon from Rosyscription.
Mermaid Bath Bombs DIY
Enjoy creating this crafty idea. They would make lovely gifts.
Follow the instructions by The Team at Beauty Crafter from Beauty Crafter.
Egg Carton Mermaid Dolls
How clever is this idea using egg cartons!
Arielle Goddard from ART CAMP has a clear and simple to understand tutorial.
A project that may seem like a labor of love, but it will all pay off in the end!
Mermaid Tail Piñata
Laura from Little Button Diaries steps you through the techniques used in this brilliant project.
Pinatas are such fun at parties!
Take a look at the tutorial.
Junghwa Kim gives great step by step instructions on how to make this gorgeous amigurumi craft.
Follow the tutorial outlined in her post.
How to Make Fantasy Mermaid Eggs
Mermaid eggs! What a fun idea!
Thanks to the creative mind of Jeffrey and Liska from Adventure In A Box
Mermaid Scales Pendant
Katherine from Resin Obsession makes this look very easy! An expert at what she does.
Get the inspiration here.
DIY Mermaid Costume Made With Coffee Filters
Some lovely ideas for a simple but effective costume idea.
Follow the step by step instructions that are easy to understand by Arielle Goddard from Hello, Wonderful
Mermaid Baby Booties Crochet Pattern
Olivia from Hopeful Honey steps you through her lovely mermaid bootie pattern.
Such a sweet pattern!
Little Felt Mermaid Pattern
Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art provides all the details for this crafty project.
This would make a wonderful handmade cross stitch project
Find the pattern by Emma Maplethorpe in her Etsy Shop.
Little Mermaid Themed Card with Stencil
May Park from Mayholic in Crafts has created a beautiful card project for you to follow.
Check out the guide on how to make it yourself.
DIY Mermaid Costume
Find all the details for this fabulous mermaid costume idea here.
Thanks to the creative talents of Jessica R. Abbott from The Sewing Rabbit.
Make Yourself into a Mermaid
Bring some easy and amazing crafty goodness into your life with the help of Bonnie Scorer from Make It Your Own.
Scaly Polymer Clay Letters
This craft project would be super fun to make. Find all the details in the guide.
Thanks to the creative abilities of Amy Christie from This Heart Of Mine.
Mermaid Tail Suncatcher
What fun it will be to create your own version of this craft project.
With the expert assistance of Arena from Kids Activities
Hula Girl and Her Mermaid BFF
Leslie Manlapig from Molly Moo Crafts has some excellent suggestions for this crafty idea.
Follow the complete guide.
DIY Mermaid Dreamcatcher
Find all the details, including materials and easy to understand steps for this great craft project by Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art
DIY Seashell Earrings
What you need for this wonderful jewelry project.
Menucha from Moms and Crafters has a tutorial to follow.
You are sure to be excited to make your own version of this softie toy craft.
All the details are included in the post by Stephanie from Swoodson Says.
Super fun craft idea to make thanks to Jen from Mama Papa Bubba
30-minute Mermaid Skirt
Your creativity will be flowing when you create this gorgeous sewing project.
Follow the instructions by Stef from Girl Inspired.
Showstopper Mermaid Costume
Rebecca Young from The House That Lars Built has detailed clear and easy-to-understand instructions to help you make this craft project.
Ahh Slime, such a fun thing to make. Find everything you need here.
Thanks to The Team at Little Bins For Little Hands from Little Bins For Little Hands
Easy DIY Mermaid Crayons
Chantal from Nerdy Mamma shares their knowledge and helpful tips on how to make this DIY Mermaid crayons project
Follow the clear and easy to understand instructions to make your own.
Mix and Match Clothespin Mermaids
Doing this project is a great idea, and the results look fantastic!
All the information you need is provided by Jen from Reading Confetti.
Klara The Mermaid
I am sure you will enjoy making this crochet project.
Follow the step by step instructions by Diana from Cinnamon Purl.
DIY Mermaid Sensory Writing Tray
What are you waiting for? Get your crafting supplies ready and create your own version of this lovely craft.
Read all the details outlined in the post by Dayna Abraham from Lemon Lime Adventures.
Doll Mermaid Tail
A sewing project to make a mermaid tail for a doll. Take a look at the instructions.
Then get busy crafting. Thanks to the creative talents of Nadine from Sew and So.
Paper Bag Mermaid Craft for Kids
Rachel from I Heart Crafty Things gives great tips and tricks on how to make this fun craft.
Follow the tutorial outlined in her post.
DIY Mermaid Crown with Seashells
People will be impressed with your talents when you create this fabulous craft.
Follow the step by step instructions in the tutorial by Carissa from Creative Green Living.
Crochet Doll Pattern
Lydia makes this look easy and fun to do! An expert at what she does.
Get the pattern here.
This is a simple but effective craft.
Follow all the instructions to put it all together thanks to Menucha from Moms and Crafters.
Paper Roll Mermaid Craft
Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art provides all the details, including materials and how-to tips for this craft project.
Crochet Mermaid Tail
Brittany from B.Hooked Crochet has created this sensational crochet project for you to follow.
Check out the complete guide.
Mermaid Tail ChapStick Holder
What a cute idea! Thanks to Erin from Ekayg
Following the steps should be easy.
Check out the guide here.
Paper Craft Mermaid Tail
Such a great paper craft project!
Follow the complete guide to make your own with the help of Ludavia Harvey from Mom Trends
Peg Mermaid Dolls
Kelly from Be A Fun Mum has created this awesome project.
Check out the guide on how to make it yourself.
Sparkly Mermaid Slime Sensory Play
Jennifer from Sugar, Spice and Glitter has some fab crafty ideas, which you can try out.
Check out all the goodness in the guide.
Free Mermaid Crochet Pattern
Looking at the image above, no doubt makes you want to get busy crocheting!
Find all you need here.
Thanks to Kali from The Friendly Red Fox.
Uber Cute Origami Mermaid
Bring some amazing and satisfying crafty goodness into your life with this origami craft.
Inspiration by Leslie from Pink Stripey Socks.
Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design
Maggy Woodley from Red Ted Art steps you through the instructions and provides ideas for materials to make this very creative idea.
So many fun and fabulous Mermaid crafts to try out!
Please get in touch and let me know your favorites.