Beach Cover-Up

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Beach Cover-Up

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Easy beach cover-up for sunny days. 

XS/M
28-38” [71-96.5 cm]
L/XL
40-46” [101.5-106.5 cm]
2/5XL
48-62” [122-157.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $79.87

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • XS/M
  • L/XL
  • 2/5XL
To fit bust measurement
28-38” [71-96.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Venus | Chili Pepper, 10704Edit Color
$49.90

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 7/4.5mm
$9.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
$9.49

Brittany Double Point Knitting Needles 10" 5/Pkg

Size 10/6mm
$7.00

Carabiner Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
$3.99
The materials for this project cost $79.87

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS/M 28-38” [71-96.5 cm]
L/XL 40-46” [101.5-106.5 cm]
2/5XL 48-62” [122-157.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Venus (50 g/1.75 oz;109 m/119 yds)
SizesXS/ML/XL2/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
Chili Pepper (10704)
101112
Sizes U.S. 7 (4.5 mm) and U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needles 36" [90 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 stitch markers. Pair of size U.S. 10 (6 mm) double-pointed needles for I-cord.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

BACK

**With smaller needle, cast on 116 (130-144) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle in rows, proceed as follows.

Knit 5 rows, noting 1st row is WS.

Change to larger needle and proceed as follows:

1st row: (RS). Knit.

2nd row: K4. Purl to last 4 sts. K4.

Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 17 (17-18)” [43 (43-45.5) cm], ending on a WS row. Place markers at each end of last row.

Shape sleeves: 1st row: (RS). Cast on 22 sts.

Knit to end of row. 138 (152-166) sts.

2nd row: Cast on 22 sts. Purl to end of row. 160 (174-188) sts.

3rd row: Knit.

4th row: K4. Purl to last 4 sts. K4.**

Rep last 2 rows until work from last cast on row measures 13 (13-14)” [33 (33-35.5) cm], ending on a WS row. Cast off.

 FRONT

Work from ** to ** as given for Back. 160(174-188) sts.

 Next row: (RS). Knit.

 Next row: K4. P72 (79-86). K8. P72 (79-86). K4.

Rep last 2 rows twice more.

 Divide for front slit: Left Front: 1st row: (RS). K80 (87-94).  Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.

 2nd row: K4. Purl to last 4 sts. K4.

 3rd row: Knit.

Rep last 2 rows until work from last cast on row measures 13 (13-14)” [33 (33-35.5) cm], ending on a WS row. Cast off.

 Right Front: With RS facing, join yarn to rem 80 (87-94) sts on spare needle and work as given for Left Front.

 I-cord Belt: With pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 5 sts. *K5.  Do not turn.

Slide work to opposite end of needle. Rep from * until Belt measures 60 (70-80)” [152.5 (178-203.5) cm]. Cast off.

 FINISHING

Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.

Mark neck 8 (9-10)” [20.5 (23-25.5) cm] wide at center of foundation row of Back.

Sew front and back across shoulder seams to neck markers.

Sew sleeve seams only. Try on Cover-up.

Thread I-Cord Belt through Back and Front at sides. Tie at Front.