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DROPS 78-29 by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS bikini-top and knitted DROPS skirt in "Muskat".

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DROPS design: Model no R-417
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BIKINI TOP:
Size: One-size
Materials: DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 28, terracotta.
50 g colour no 09, light brown.
50 g colour no 22, dark brown.
50 g colour no 38, dark plum.
50 g colour no 17, black.

DROPS Wooden pearls, brown: 6 items.
DROPS Crochet hook size 3.5 mm.

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Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 170 cm and uses size S or M. If you are making a jumper, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.
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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
BIKINI TOP

Crochet tension: 1 square with hook size 3.5 mm = approx. 9 x 9 cm. Remember hook size is only a guide!

Colours of the squares: The squares are worked in 3 colour combinations: A, B and C.
Square A: Colour 1: Dark plum, Colour 2: Black, Colour 3: Dark brown, Colour 4: Light brown, Colour 5: Terracotta.
Square B: Colour 1: Terracotta, Colour 2: Dark plum, Colour 3: Black, Colour 4: Light brown, Colour 5: Dark brown.
Square C: Colour 1: Light brown, Colour 2: Terracotta, Colour 3: Dark brown, Colour 4: Dark plum, Colour 5: Black.

Crochet square: The squares are worked in different colours - see description above.
Crochet with hook size 3.5 mm as follows: 5 dc with colour 1 and work these tog in a ring with 1 sl st.
1st round: Colour 1: 3 ch, 7 tr round the ring, finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch at the beg of the round. Cut strands and turn the piece.
2nd round: Colour 2: 3 ch + 1 tr in first tr from first round, then 2 tr in each tr from the first round. Finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut strands and turn the piece.
3rd round: Colour 3: 3 ch + 1 tr in first tr from 2nd round, 1 tr in next tr from second round, continue working alternately 2 and 1 tr in each tr from second round. Finish with 1 sl st in third ch at beg of round. Cut strands and turn the piece.
4th round: Colour 4: 7 ch + 1 tr in first tr from third round, * 1 tr in each of the next 6 tr, 4 ch, 1 more tr in the last of the 6 tr *, repeat from *-* in total 3 times, 1 tr in each of the last 5 tr of the round, finish with 1 sl st in third ch at beginning of round. Cut strands and turn the piece.
5th round: Colour 5: 3 ch in first tr, 1 tr in each of the next 6 tr, * 3 tr in ch-space, 3 ch, 3 tr in the same ch-space, 1 tr in each of the next 7 tr, * repeat from *-* in total 3 times, 3 tr in next ch-space, 3 ch, 3 tr in the same ch-space, finish with 1 sl st in third ch at the beg of round. Cut strands.

Bikini top: Work 2 squares of each colour combination = 6 squares. NOTE: If the bikini top is preferred smaller, then do not work the 5th round. If the bikini top is preferred larger work an extra round with the outermost colour.
Sew 1 square in each colour combination (= 3 squares) tog edge to edge to make a triangle. Sew the last 3 squares in same way.

Straps: Crochet with hook size 3.5 mm with 2 strands black: 2 ch-chains of 120 cm and 1 ch-chain of 15 cm. Sew 1 pearl to each end of all of the straps. The short strap ties the two triangles tog mid front. One of the long straps is threaded at the top of the triangles and tied double around the neck and the other long strap is threaded in to each side and tied double across the back.

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SKIRT

Sizes: S - M - L

Materials: DROPS Muskat from Garnstudio
200-200-250 g colour no 17, black.
Left-over brown from the bikini top
Left-over terracotta from bikini top

DROPS Wooden pearls, brown: 6 items.
DROPS Circular needle size 3 mm and 3.5 mm.
DROPS Crochet hook size 3.5 mm.

Tension: 22 sts x 30 rounds on needle 3.5 mm and stocking st = 10 x 10 cm. Remember needle size is only a guide!

Ridge (on circular needle):
1 ridge = 2 rounds: 1st round: P, 2nd round: K.

Skirt: Cast on 200-220-240 sts with circular needle size 3.5 mm and terracotta and work 1 ridge. Change to brown, work 1 ridge and 4 rounds stocking st, change to black and continue with stocking st. Remember knitting tension! When the piece measures 28-32-36 cm dec 10 sts evenly on row every 3 cm in total 3 times = 170-190-210 sts. When the piece measures 35-39-43 cm change to circular needle size 3 mm. Work the next row as follows: * K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-*. Then work 2 ridges before casting off.

Tie: Crochet 1 ch-chain of approx. 100 to 120 cm with hook size 3.5 mm with 2 strands black. Fasten 3 pearls in each end of the tie and thread it through the row of holes at the top of the skirt so that it fastens mid front.

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Comments (2)

Emeline 13.03.2014 - 09:52:

J'ai réessayer j'obtient bien un carré un peu pentu mais pas assez pour qu'a l'assemblage le carré du haut s'insère juste dans ceux du bas pour former un triangle.

Emeline 08.03.2014 - 10:07:

Bonjour, j'aime beaucoup ce modèle comparé aux autre bikini que l'on peut trouver sur le web. Êtes vous sur que les explications sont justes parce que selon comment je les interprète j'obtiens un carré un triangle ou un hexagone. J'ai jamais le même nombre de maille avant les arceaux par exemple que ce qui est indiqué sur les explications. A l'aide s'il vous plait je veux vraiment réaliser ce modèle pour un anniversaire qui s'approche à grand pas.

DROPS Design 08.03.2014 kl. 10:57:

Bonjour Emeline, au tour 4, vous commencez par 7 ml (= 3 ml pour la 1ère B et 4 ml pour l'arceau), puis crochetez 3 arceaux espacés de B, on a bien 4 arceaux à la fin du tour (terminé par 1 mc dans la 3ème ml du début du tour). Bon crochet!

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