This Gimme Some Ocean Crochet Swim Suit Cover Pattern is the perfect summer project! It’s as easy as making two rectangles and sewing them together. I used a pretty lacy mesh stitch for the open and airy design.
Cotton is a great summer yarn, especially for the beach. Not only is it lighter than other fibers, but it’s works well with water. I chose black and white for the stripes in my swim suit cover because that’s what matches my swim suit, but any color combo would work. I think bright colors would be fun. You can leave out the stripes, or add more! There really are so many possibilities!
Gimme Some Ocean Crochet Swim Suit Cover Pattern
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I Love this Cotton! Yarn in White (4 skeins) and Black (1 skein)
6.0 mm hook
5.0 mm hook
Easy -you must be very familiar with basic crochet stitches
Pattern notes & stitches to know
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
CL – cluster (2 dc together)
Tr – treble crochet
Approximate Finished Size
Width: S/M (23”) L/XL (28”)
Length: S/M (34”) L/XL (37”)
GIMME SOME OCEAN SWIM SUIT COVER UP
Rectangles (make 2)
Pattern written in S/M, L/XL noted in [ ]
With white and 6.0 mm hook ch 186  (multiple of 4 + 2)
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (185 sc [201 sc])
Change to 5.0 mm hook
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, *ch 2, skip 1 stitch, CL in next, ch 2, skip 1 stitch, sc in next* repeat from * to * across (46 CL [50 CL])
Row 3: ch 5 (counts as tr + ch 1), turn, sc in first CL, *ch 5, sc in top of next CL* repeat from * to * across to last CL, ch 1, tr in last stitch (46 sc [50 sc])
Row 4: ch 1, turn, sc in tr *ch 2, CL in next sc, ch 2, sc in ch 5 space* repeat from * to * across ending with sc in ch 3 of turning ch from previous row (46 CL [50 CL])
Repeat row 3 & 4 to row 10 
Change to black
Repeat row 3 & 4 to row 12 
Change to white
Repeat to row 22 
Change to black and 6.0 mm hook
Row 23 : ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, sc in ch 1 space, *sc in CL, sc in ch 2 space, sc in sc, sc in ch 2 space* repeat from * to * across to last 2 stitches, sc in ch 1 space, sc in sc (185 sc [201 sc])
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing
Lay both rectangles side by side, with the black sc row facing in. Sew both pieces together with a whip stitch to the middle. Fasten off.
Fasten off. Sew the bottom together with a whip stitch leaving an (optional) slit at the bottom and a space at the top for the neckline
Sew the sides together leaving an (optional) slit at the bottom and openings at the top for armholes.
Fasten off, weave in all the ends
With black ch 250. Fasten off, weave in ends.
Weave the drawstring through the center of the cover up.
And you’re done! I hope you love this cover up!
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