You will be turning heads on the beach or poolside wearing this custom crocheted bikini. A vintage shell design from the 1920s frames the top. Stripes of contrasting surface crochet give the Coral Bikini a pop of color.
DESIGNER Carolyn Calderon
FINISHED SIZE A (B, C, D, E) cups; bust and hip to fit 32 (34, 36, 38, 40)” circumference (adjustable). Sample shown measures B cup, top and bottom to fit 34″ with 1″ negative ease.
YARN Omega Sinfonia (100% mercerized cotton; 218 yd [212 m]/3½ oz [100 g]; ): #882 salmon (MC), 2 (2, 2, 2, 3) balls; #869 gold (CC), 1 ball.
HOOK Size F/5 (3.75mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Stitch markers (m); yarn needle
GAUGE 10 sc and 10 rows = 2″; 14 sl st = 4″