Clearwater Cover Up

Light and beautiful, this cover up is perfect for a nice stroll on the beach or a lazy day at the swimming pool. Enjoy the combination of comfort and class in this simple design.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: S/M (L/XL, 2XL/3XL), Finished Bust Size 41 (50, 60)” / [104 (127, 152) cm] to fit bust 32-38 (40-46, 48-54)” / [81-96.5 (101.5-117, 122-137) cm], length 31” / [79 cm]

Shown in size S/M

Gauge: 23 sts and 11 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Garnstudio Drops Loves You 7 (100% Cotton; 185 yards [170 meters]/50 grams): 19 Light Turquoise (6 (7, 9) balls)

Hook: US size C/2 (3.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

The garment is worked flat in one piece starting from the bottom front, split for the neck opening (front is lower than the back), and re-joined at the back. Piece then seamed on the side leaving holes for the arms and flap at the bottom.

Double check gauge by making a 4” x 4” swatch first

Ch 3 at the beginning of the row counts as dc.

Pattern

Ch 122 (148, 176).

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from the hook (skipped ch count as dc), dc in each of next 2 ch, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in each of next 5 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in each of next 5 ch, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in each of next 3 ch, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 5 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in each of next 5 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 ch, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 5 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 5 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next  dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 6: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 7: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 3 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Rows 8-61: Rep Rows 2-7.

Separate for Right and Left Sides

Work the Right and Left Sides separately for the neck opening, starting from the Right Side WS facing.

Row 62: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 5 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, 2 dc in next dc, turn.

Row 63: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, *dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 64: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn.

Row 65: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, *dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 66: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn.

Row 67: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, *dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 68: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 5 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn.

Rows 69-104: Rep Rows 63-68.

Rows 105-108: Rep rows 63-66.

Fasten off.

Join new yarn to work the Left Side of piece starting in first unworked st of Row 61 with WS facing.

Row 62: Ch 3, dc in the same st, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, *dc in each of next 5 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 63: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 5 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn.

Row 64: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, *dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 65: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 5 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next  dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn.

Row 66: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, *dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 5 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 67: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 3 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn.

Row 68: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, *dc in each of next 5 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Rows 69-104: Rep Rows 63-68.

Rows 105-108: Rep Rows 63-66.

Join Left and Right Sides

Work the next row on both Left and Right Sides to join.

Row 109: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, *ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 3 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, (dc2tog in next 2 dc) twice, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in each of next 3 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in each of next 3 dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 dc, turn.

Row 110: Ch 3, dc in each of next 3 dc, * ch 4, sk next 4 ch, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in each of next 5 dc*; rep from * to * 3 (4, 5) times, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, dc in each of next 2 dc2tog, ch 3 (3, 4), sk next 3 (3, 4) ch, **dc in each of next 5 dc, dc in next ch-sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 4, sk next 4 ch**; rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 5) times, dc in each of next 4 ch, turn.

Rows 111-176: Rep Rows 3-8.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Fold the garment width wise with WS facing out.

Measure 10 (10.5, 11.5)” / [25 (27, 29) cm] from the fold for the armholes, then seam along the sides for 15.75 (15, 14.25)” / [40 (38, 36) cm].

Weave in ends.

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