St. Croix Beach Wrap
The St. Croix Beach Wrap and color is inspired by the beaches of the tiny yet beautiful island of St. Croix, my home. The waters are clear and warm with a turquoise hue that just invites you for a swim. This wrap, though inspired by the sea, is not just to be worn at the beach. You can wear it lakeside, poolside or even while walking the boardwalk on any given day. The St. Croix Beach Wrap has stitches that resembles stacked shells. You can make this wrap any length and color that you’d like making it uniquely yours. This wrap can also be worn as a shawl for when the sun is setting and the night is getting cooler.
This pattern was designed by Diane Hunt from Same DiNamics Crochet exclusively for Cre8tion Crochet.
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Bernat Cotton-ish #3, or any light, DK weight #3 yarn will work.
Approximately 450 yards
needle for weaving in ends
Measured in body of wrap section
10dc = 4”
2 rows, measured at stacked shells and dc’s = 1 ¼”
ch(s) – chain(s), st(s) – stitch(es), sk – skip, sc – single crochet, dc – double crochet, rep – repeat, FSC – foundation single crochet, yo – yarn over,
FSC – foundation single crochet
ch2, (does not count as st), insert hook into first ch, yo, pull up loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through one loop (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through both loops, one FSC made.
Shell – 5dc in one st
Video tutorial on FSC can be viewed on Moogly Blog
- Ch1 does not count as a stitch.
- Ch3 counts as a dc.
- You can add or remove rows to customize the length of the wrap.
FSC – 151, ch1, turn
Row 1 – 1 sc in each st across, <151>
Body of Wrap
From both ends of band, count 30 st, place marker at 30th st
Row 1 – Attach yarn to any place marker, CH3, 1 dc in the next 8 st, [sk 2 sts, Shell in next st, ch2, sk 4 sts, 1 dc in next 10 sts] 4x, sk 2 sts, Shell in next st, ch2, sk 4 sts, 1 dc in next 9 sts (last st placed at place marker), <58 dc, 5 Shells, 5 ch2 spaces>, turn
Row 2 – ch3 (counts as a dc), 1 dc in next 8 sts, [sk 2 sts, Shell in next st, ch2, sk 4 sts, 1 dc in next 10 sts] 4x, sk 2 sts, Shell in next st, ch2, sk 4 sts, 1 dc in next 9 sts (placing last dc on ch3), ch3, turn <58 dc, 5 Shells, 5 ch2 spaces>
Rows 3-28 – Rep row 2
Move on to finishing row.
Row 1 – ch1, turn, 1 sc in same stitch, 1 sc each stitch across, 2 sc in the ch2 spaces <93 sc>
Finish off, weave in ends.
I hope you enjoyed the St. Croix Beach Wrap free crochet pattern. Check out all other contributor patterns by Same DiNamics Crochet.