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My mom and I learned to crochet together when I was 12 because there was a crocheted vest I wanted to make. We worked through it and figured it out together. I have ...

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Coral Swirls Coverup (T11-006)

from Crochet by Kathy
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Coral Swirls Coverup (T11-006)
Coral Swirls Coverup (T11-006)
Coral Swirls Coverup (T11-006)
Coral Swirls Coverup (T11-006)
Coral Swirls Coverup (T11-006)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should already know how to ch, sl st, sc, hdc and dc.
  • Additional stitches are explained in the instructions.

Pattern Description:

Are you ready for summer? Get ready with this fun thread crochet top! Wear it as a swimsuit coverup or to brighten up a summer outfit! If you love thread crochet, this is a great project for the intermediate crocheter. The swirl motifs are crocheted together using the connect-as-you-go technique so there is no need for sewing.

Two assembly charts, in addition to the three motif sizes, are provided to achieve multiple sizes for the coverup.

This pattern is written in U.S. terms.


Working in pattern:
(measuring side to side)
Small Motif = 2-3/4" across
Medium Motif = 3-1/8" across
Large Motif = 3-1/2" across

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The finished chest-hip sizes/lengths are: 33"/29", 37-1/2"/33", 38-1/2"/29", 42"/37", 43-3/4"/33", and 49"/37".


  • Crochet cotton, size 10, in 350 yd. (320 m) balls - 4 to 6 balls of coral
  • Size 7 (1.65 mm) steel crochet hook