I am so excited to have one of my fellow makers and designers contribute to the Life and Yarn Blog! Read more about Bonnie Mackay of Bon Bon Black Sheep below and check out her Free Crochet Pattern for the Shoreline Crochet Cover Up!

“Hello! My name is Bonnie, the creator behind Bon Bon Black Sheep.  I’ve been crocheting for 9 years and knitting for almost 2.  I love spending time in the outdoors. Whether it be camping, rafting or backpacking, you’ll usually find me carrying some yarn.  I am inspired by my surroundings, desert landscapes and the beauty of nature.”

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Shoreline Crochet Cover Up
Shoreline Crochet Cover Up
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Who’s ready for summer??  Made with Fair Isle Space Dye Harbor Yarn, the Shoreline Cover Up is a quick project will have you ready to head to the beach or pool in no time.  It is amazingly lightweight and can be worn multiple ways! Tie it on the side or in the front, wear it as a shawl or triangle scarf. This design is super fun and very versatile.  So, grab your yarn and let’s get making! 

Skill Level: Beginner

Materials 

2 Skeins #2 Fine Yarn / Approx 590 yards
Space Dye Harbor Yarn in the color Beach by Fair Isle Yarn or equivalent
4.0mm (G)
Scissors
Yarn Needle

Gauge:

4” x 4” = 16 stitches x 12 rows in HDC

Finished Measurements:

Body: 32” L x 40” W
Strap: 14” L x 2” W

Abbreviations:

  • Ch = chain
  • St = stitch
  • Sl St = slip stitch
  • FHDC = foundation half double crochet
  • SC = single crochet
  • HDC = half double crochet
  • DC = double crochet

Notes:

  • Ch 1 at the beginning of the row does not count as a stitch.
  • Ch 2 at the beginning of the row DOES count as a stitch.
  • The number in ( ) indicates the stitch count for that row.
  • You will not be cutting and attaching the ties.  Ties will be made starting at the end of Row 72 with the Ch 51.  Keep in mind that the ties will not be even at first, but when you finish, the ties will be even and have the same number of rows.

You can purchase a PDF of this pattern on Ravelry for $3.50!

Pattern

FHDC 17 or Ch 18, HDC across (17)

Row 1 

Ch 2 (counts as 1 DC here and throughout) and then turn.

DC in same St as the CH 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (19) 

Row 2 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St. (21)

Row 3-4 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (23, 25)

Row 5

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (27)

Row 6-7

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain.  Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (29, 31)

Row 8 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St. (33)

Row 9-11 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (35, 37, 39)

Row 12

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (41)

Row 13-16

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (43, 45, 47, 49)

Row 17 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St.  (51)

Row 18-19 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (53, 55)

Row 20

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (57)

Row 21-22

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (59, 61)

Row 23 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St. (63)

Row 24-25 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (65, 67)

Row 26

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (69)

Row 27-28

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (71, 73)

Row 29 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St.  (75)

Row 30-32 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (77, 79, 81)

Row 33

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (83)

Row 34-37

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (85, 87, 89, 91)

Row 38 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St. (93)

Row 39-40 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (95, 97)

Row 41

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (99)

Row 42-43 

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (101, 103)

Row 44 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St. (105)

Row 45-46 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (107, 109)

Row 47

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (111)

Row 48-49 

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (113, 115)

Row 50 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. *HDC in next St, HDC in Ch 1 space.*

*   * Repeat until 1 St remains. 2 HDC in last St. (117)

Row 51-53 

Ch 1 and then turn.

2 HDC in first St. HDC across until last St. 2 HDC in last St. (119, 121, 123)

Row 54

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in next, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St. 2 DC in last St. (125)

Row 55-58 

Ch 2 and then turn.

DC in same St as the Ch 2. Ch 1, *Skip next St, DC in Ch space, Ch 1* 

*   * Repeat until 2 Sts remain. Skip next St, 2 DC in last St. (127, 129, 131, 133)

*If you would like your cover up to be wider, keep increasing at this point.  Once it reaches your desired width, the stitch count you end with will be the number you will be working across for the rest of the rows.  Otherwise continue on with Row 59.*

Row 59-61 

Ch 1 and then turn.

HDC in each St across. (133)

Row 62 

Ch 3 (counts as 1 DC and Ch 1) and then turn.

Skip next St, *DC in next, Ch 1, Skip next St*

*   * Repeat. DC into the last St. (133)

Row 63-64 

Ch 3 (counts as 1 DC and Ch 1) and then turn.

*DC in Ch 1 space, Ch 1, Skip next St*

*   * Repeat. Last DC will go into the 2nd Ch of Ch 3. (133)

Row 65 

Ch 1 and then turn.

HDC in each St across (133).  Last HDC will go into the 2nd Ch of Ch 3. (133)

Row 66-67 

Ch 1 and then turn.

HDC in each St across. (133)

Row 68-70

Repeat Rows 62-64

Row 71 

Repeat Row 65.

Row 72 

Ch 1 and then turn.

HDC in each St across (133).  At the end of this row, make a Ch 51 and turn. (184)

Note – The Ch 51 is the beginning of building the ties

Row 73 

HDC in 2nd Ch from hook and HDC across in each Ch. (50)

HDC across in the next 133 Sts.

At the end of this row, make a Ch 51 and turn. (234)

Row 74

HDC in 2nd Ch from hook and HDC across in each Ch. (50)

HDC in the next 133 Sts.

HDC in next 50 Sts. (233) 

Row 75-76

Ch 1 and then turn.

HDC in each St across. (233)

Row 77 

Ch 1 and then turn.

SC in the next 183 Sts.

HDC in the next 50 Sts. (233)

Row 78 

Ch 1 and then turn.

SC in the next 50 Sts. Sl St into 51st St. (50)

Cut yarn and weave in ends.

(You will not be working across the entire row, only the first 50 Sts).

BORDER  

Join yarn with a Sl St to the very first St of your foundation Ch. (see figure 1)

Ch 1. HDC in the same St.  HDC evenly around in each St. 

For the sides – I did 2 HDC per DC Rows and 1 HDC per HDC Rows.

Once you reach your first St, join with a Sl St.  Finish off and weave in ends.

Figure 1

Shoreline Crochet Cover Up
Shoreline Crochet Cover Up

I recommend lightly steam blocking your cover up to bring out the stitches.  If you’re feeling extra sassy, you can add some fringe or picot edging to your new Shoreline Cover Up!



This pattern and its photographs are property of Bon Bon Black Sheep. This pattern and the design are subject to copyright and are for personal use only with the exception of items made from it. You may sell your finished items, but please give credit to the designer and creator, Bonnie Mackay of Bon Bon Black Sheep.
Pattern contents are NOT to be re-shared, DIRECT LINKS ONLY to this post for the pattern.

Shorline Cover Up

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