Simple Bikini Top

August 09, 2016



In this tutorial I am using acrylic yarn but you can use any type of yarn you like.

Hook size 3.0 mm/any hook size to obtain gauge.
Make sure to check your gauge first 12 dc= 2.0 x 0.5 inch.

Stitches used : ch, sl st, sc, hdc, dc.

In this tutorial cup size is approximately 5"x5" inch. (Size S, Cup A/B)

 XS, AA: Ch 11, 6 rows (4"x4")
 S, A/B: Ch 14, 7 rows (5"x5")
 M, B: Ch 17, 8 rows (6"x6")
 L, C: Ch 20, 9 rows (7"x7")
 XL, D: Ch 23, 10 rows (8"x8")
 XXL, DD: Ch 26, 11 rows (9"x9")


~If you can't understand any part of the pattern, please refer to the video tutorial~

Simple Crochet Bikini Top (Size S, Cup A/B)

Instructions:

Begin with a slip knot and ch 14.

Row 1: 
Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc across, 7 dc in the last ch, continue to dc on the other side across. Turn.

Row 2: 
Ch 3, dc in each of the nxt 12 sts,* 2 dc in nxt st, 3dc in nxt st, 2dc in nxt st*, dc in each of the nxt 13 sts. Turn.

Row 3: 
Ch 3, dc in each if the nxt 14 sts, repeat *to *, dc in each of the nxt 15 sts.

Row 4-7: 
Repeat previous steps. Ch 1, fasten off and make another cup.

Do not cut off yarn for the second cup, continue at the bottom of the cup.

Ch 1, make 2 sc in each of the dc space across, ch 5, connect with 2 sc in the other cup dc space, 2 sc in each of the dc space across, 3 sc in the last dc space.

Continue to make the string.
Ch 100, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc across, sl st in dc space.

Now we are going to make the edging.
Ch 3, dc in the same dc space, *skip nxt st, sc in nxt st, ch 2, dc in same st*. Repeat *to* 10 times until you reach the 3 dc in the same st, sc in nxt st.

Continue to make the string.
Ch 100, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc across, sl st in dc space.

Continue with the edging.
Sl st in nxt st, sc in nxt st, ch 2, dc in same st, repeat *to* 11 times, hdc in each of the nxt 5 sts across, sl st in dc space, ch 3, dc in the same dc space. 

Repeat the steps like the previous cup to make the edging and string.

Finally, sl st in the first sc, ch 1, fasten off.
Weave in ends.

And we’re done. Yippie :)




This is my first YouTube video tutorial and I will be making more video soon.

Have fun crocheting and thank you for your support:)


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