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DROPS 95-28 by DROPS Design

DROPS Crochet bikini top in Paris and bikini bottoms in Safran.

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Bikini top

Size: S/M (L)

Materials: DROPS Paris from Garnstudio
100-100 g color no. 55, army

DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm/ H/8 or the size to obtain the correct gauge

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Bikini bottoms

Size: S-M-L

Materials: DROPS Safran from Garnstudio
150-150-150 g color no. 22, brown

DROPS crochet hook size 3 mm/ C/2 or the size to obtain the correct gauge

String: Approx 1 meter / 1.1 yds for the sides.


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pattern type: bikinis, shape: halter neck,

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Crochet Gauge: 14 sc and 18 rows should measure 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Crochet info: At the beginning of each row replace each sc with a ch. Finish each row with a sc in the ch from beginning of previous row.

Bikini top: Crochet 2 separate parts and connect them with a crochet edge.

Part 1:
Loosely ch 8 (10) (includes a ch to turn with) on hook size 5 mm/H/8 with Paris.
Crochet 1st row as follows: 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook. 1 sc in each of the following 6 (8) ch = 8 (10) sc, turn the piece.
Read crochet info and crochet 1 sc in each sc from previous row and continue until the piece measures 6 (7) cm / 2½" (2 3/4") – insert a marker in the last row.
Crochet the next row as follows:
Crochet 1 sc in each sc from the previous row, crochet 4 sc in the corner and crochet 8 (10) sc down along the other side = 20 (24) sc on row.
Turn the piece and crochet 1 sc in each sc from previous row until the piece measures 10 (11) cm / 4" (4½") from the marker – at the same time when the piece measures 3 cm / 1 1/8'' inc. 1 sc at one side of the piece (at the side), repeat on every 3 cm / 1 1/8'' a total of 3 times = 23 (27) sc – Note: Inc 1 sc by crochet 2 sc into the second sc from the side.
After the last row the piece measures approx. 16 (18) cm / 6 1/4" (7") from mid front and out towards the side.

Part 2:
Crochet as the 1st one but reversed.

Assembly:
Put the 2 pieces tog. – see fig. 1.
Crochet 1 round of sc along the whole bikini edge as follows (begin at the bottom corner on one of the 2 pieces and crochet from the wrong side): 1 sl st into the 1st st, hereafter crochet a sc into each sc/row along the whole bottom edge of the bikini (this way the 2 pieces are kept tog.) and hereafter along the other edges, turn the piece.
Crochet a row with laces along the top of the bikini as follows: (don’t crochet along the button edge) ch 4, *skip 1 st, 1 dc into the next st, 1 ch*, repeat from *-* and finish with a dc into the last st, turn the piece.
Now crochet 1 row of sc’s as follows: *1 ch, 1 sc into the 1st dc, 1 sc around the ch, 1 sc into the next dc*, repeat from *-* along the lace edge and cut the yarn.

String:
Crochet a string from each side of the bikini and a string at the top of each bikini part to be tied tog. at the back of the neck.
String: crochet 1 sl st into the corner of the bikini part, ch 70 (the ch row should measure approx 50 cm / 19 3/4'', or the length you need), turn and crochet 1 sc into the 2nd ch from the hook. Continue to crochet 1 sc into each ch, and finish with a sl st in the sl st from the beginning, cut the yarn.

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Bikini bottoms in Safran

Crochet Gauge: 21 sc and 26 rows should measure 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Crochet info: Turn every row with a ch.

Binding off tips: Bind off as follows at the end of the row: Turn the work when number of sc left on row equals the number of sts to be bound off and crochet the next row.

Inc. tips: Inc. as follows at the end of the row: Crochet the number of ch equal to number of inc. + 1 ch extra. Turn the piece and crochet 1 sc into the second ch + 1 sc into each of the remaining ch.

Bottoms:
The bottoms are crochet in 1 piece, begin at the top front and crochet down between the legs and up the back.
Loosely ch 89-95-101 (includes 1 ch to turn with).
Continue to crochet 1 sc into each ch = 88-94-0100 sc.
Crochet the next row as follows:: ch 4, *skip 1 st, 1 dc into the next st, 1 ch*, repeat from *-* and finish with a dc.
Continue to crochet a sc into each st.
When the piece measures 10-11-11 cm / 4"-4½"-4½" bind off at the end of each row – see binding off tips above: 9 sts 2 times, 4 sts 2 times, 2 sts 1-2-3 times and 1 st 9-10-11 times = 14 sc left on row.
The piece now measures approx 21-23-25 cm / 8 1/4"-9"-9 3/4" – insert a marker.
When the piece measures 8 cm / 3 1/8'' from the marker inc. each side at the end of each row – see increasing tips above: 1 st 1-2-3 times, 2 sts 4-3-3 times, 3 sts 4-4-4 times and 2 sts 8-10-11 times = 88-94-100 sc.
Crochet rows of sc until the piece measures 30-32-34 cm / 11 3/4"-12½"-13 3/8" from the marker (= 9-10-10 cm / 3½"-4"-4" at the sides).
Crochet the next row as follows: ch 4, *skip 1 st, 1 dc into the next st, 1 ch*, repeat from *-* and finish with a dc.
Then crochet 1 row of sc into all st. Fasten off.

Assembly:
Crochet around each leg as follows: 1 sc, *1 ch, skip 1 st, 1 sc into the next st*, repeat from *-*.
Begin at the right side of the front piece, crochet down along the side, around the opening for the leg and up along the back piece. Repeat for the other side - do not crochet along the top edge on front and back.
Pull a band, for example leather, into a cross at the sides so that the width of the bottoms may be adjusted.

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