Mermaid Beach Cover by Daniela Nii

Mermaid Beach Cover

Knitting
February 2020
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches = 4 inches
in mesh pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
650 - 1050 yards (594 - 960 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X) - 35 (39 1/4, 39 1/4, 43 1/4, 47 1/2, 57 3/4, 57 3/4)"/89 (99.5, 99.5, 110, 120.5, 147, 147) cm
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What a great little cover up to seamlessly transition from the pool side or beach to strolling down the beach walk.

Play with colors (shown here with 5 colors + white) or keep it all in one color to make it fit your occasion.

100% linen garment will get softer with every wash and wear.

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Construction:
Garment is knitted in the round from the bottom up to the underarms, then front and back are worked separately to the shoulders and seamed.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X)

Finished Measurements:

  • bust & hip circumference: 35 (39¼, 39¼, 43¼, 47½, 57¾, 57¾)“/89 (99.5, 99.5, 110, 120.5, 147, 147) cm
  • length: 30”/76 cm

Yarn:

  • total estimated yardage: ~650 (700, 700, 800, 850, 1050) yards
  • 1 skein in 5 colors
  • 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) skein(s) in white

Suggested needle sizes:

  • US 7 (4.5 mm) for mesh body
  • US 8 (5 mm) for wave border

Gauge: 15.5 sts (nearly 4 mesh patt reps) = 4” (10 cm) wide

Pattern is written out as well as charted.


Sample shown in size S with 3” (7.5 cm) positive bust and 1/2” positive hip ease.

Recommended: 2-4” (5-10 cm) of positive bust and ~1” (2.5 cm) positive hip ease.