As the summer rolls in, you might be making plans to visit the beach! If you have an awesome bathing suit you want to wear, but also want to be modest in front of other beach-goers, a cover-up is the perfect accessory. Crocheted cover-ups are great because they allow you to customize your look and they still keep you cool in the warm beach weather. Check out these six patterns for crocheted swimsuit cover-ups.
If you want to be extra comfy by the pool or on the beach, try out this cardigan-style cover-up with a hood. For this project, you’ll need an aluminum crochet hook. For the complete pattern, visit Yarnspirations.
South Beach Cover-Up
This cover-up is cool and comfortable — the wide straps and the quality of the stitch means you could even wear this as a part of your summer wardrobe! You’ll need four balls of yarn for this project. For the complete pattern, visit Red Heart
The halter neck on this cover-up means you could also wear it as a sundress. This intermediate-level project requires one ball of each of two different colors to create a beautiful two-toned effect on the finished product. For the pattern, visit Red Heart
If you want to show off your beach body, this crocheted skirt might be perfect for you. Coordinate the color with your bathing suit and you’ve got a great summer swimwear outfit! For this project, you’ll need about 2 ½ balls of yarn and two buttons. For the pattern, visit Crochet Me
This chic, sarong style cover-up is minimalist, but still provides coverage for your bottom half. You could also tie this around your neck for a halter-style cover up! The sparkly trim on this piece will look great in the sun. For the pattern, visit The Steady Hand
Constructed from the top down, these elegant crochet pineapple patterns create a piece that works well for a swimsuit cover-up and also looks great with a skirt or slim capri pants. Visit Crochet Me
for the pattern.