crochet bikini top

This project is completely adjustable. I’ll give you my final measurements, but please keep in mind that my bust isn’t that robust. (rim shot) So if your chest is on the larger end of the scale, you will need to add stitches accordingly.

IMG_9098 IMG_9093 IMG_9097 IMG_9094 double chainsBase triangle = 5″ down each side, starting row 20 Sc
Base + edging = 6″ down each side, starting round approx 62 Hdc
Top straps = 13 1/2″ each
Bottom strap = 48″

 
Materials needed:

4 ply cotton yarn, 2 colors
Size G/6-4.25 mm crochet hook
Large, blunt tapestry needle
Sewing thread
Sewing needle
Lining
Measuring tape

How:

Measure across your chest, deciding how wide you’d like your completed triangles to be. Minus one inch from that number. Chain to match guage.

Base triangle-
Row 1: With color 1, sk 1st ch, sc in each chain across, ch1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in each st across, ch1, turn.
(begin decrease)
Row 3: Sc 2 tog, sc in each st across, ch1, turn.
Row 4: Sc in each st across, ch1, turn.
Reapeat rows 3 and 4 until only 2 st remain, bind off.

Edging-
Round 1: Join color 2 with sl st to top of triangle. Ch2, hdc in each st around. (add a turning ch at bottom corners)
Round 2: Sc in each st around.
Round 3: Sl st around, bind off.

Straps-
Attach color 2 to top of triangle with a sl st, chain to desired length. Repeat on 2nd triangle.
With color 1 (two strands together), make a daisy chain to desired length.

Finishing-
Weave in tails.

Place liners on the wrong side of triangles and pin in place. Loosely stitch around.

Weave double strand daisy chain through bottom of triangles with tapestry needle

 

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