How to crochet a swim cover up
Just recently I released a brand new crochet pattern, Stroud Swim Cover. In this post and video I’ll share how to crochet a swim cover up by going over the stitch pattern and the shaping of the v-neck with you.
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Table of Contents
This tutorial video will show you:
How to crochet the beautiful Arcade Stitch.
How to increase to shape the v-neck.
How to crochet into a space below the current row.
In order to crochet this swim cover you will also need to know basic crochet stitches and how to read a crochet pattern. You can learn those crochet skills with my other tutorials found here.
And of course, you will need the free written pattern for the Stroud Swim Cover, which you can get here.
This crochet swim cover-up is made by starting at each shoulder, crocheting to the bottom of the neckline, then joining the two back shoulders and two front shoulders together into back and front panels. You continue each panel for many rows to complete the length of the tunic. When those are finished, you will crochet the front and back panels together at the shoulders and sides to make a beautiful lace tunic for wearing over your swimsuit!
This swim cover was made with Cascade Yarns Hampton, a cotton and linen blend DK weight yarn. You can see all the colors available here. Most local yarn shops sell Cascade Yarns and can order what you need.
Crocheting the Stroud Swim Cover
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