Silver Crochet Swimsuit
150g of silver color Moonlight yarn (65% wool, 20% lurex, 15% polyamide; 55m/25g);
Crochet hook 4;
Size: S (M).
Stitches control: 15 sts x 12 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Note: make pattern design in full dimensions.
Make 12 chain sts for each half.
1st row: 1 chain st increase, 11 single crochets, 3 single crochets in the 12th st of the base chain, 11 single crochets in the opposite side of chain. Make 6 (8) rows this way, make 3 sts in the central st in order to get 1 st more from each side in every row. Make 1 (2) row of double crochets, after that, finish both halves of bra.
1st row: 2 chain sts, 5 single crochets in the 1st chain st, turn every row with 1 chain st;
2nd row: 2 single crochets in the 1st st, 1 half crochet, (1 half crochet, 3 double crochets, 1 half crochet) in the central st, 1 half crochets, 2 single crochets in the last st = 11 sts;
3rd-12throws: 2 single crochets in the first and last sts, (1 half crochet, 3 double crochets, 1 half crochet) in the central st, half crochets in all the rest sts = 6 increases in every row.
Starting from the 13th row, make sts from both sides of central st separately in the following way: 2 chain sts increase, 6 double crochets, 6 half crochets, 7 single crochets, 6 half crochets and finish the row with double crochet.
14th row with elastic rib: single crochets from upper edge, but make 1 half crochet and 4 double crochets on the last 5 sts.
Make in the same way, as front part, but to the 12th row, then, work to the 16th row in the same way. 17th row: as 13th row;
18th row: as 14th row.
For lower straps of bra and both halves connection, make 70 (75) chain sts and sew them to the lower edge of the 1st half of bra together with elastic rib with 24 (28) single crochets, 3 chain sts, 24 (28) single crochets to the lower edge of the 2nd half of bra and then with 70 (75) chain sts, but without rib. Make 1 row of double crochets in edging chain sts. For neck straps, make 70 (75) chain sts to the upper corners of bra and fasten it with 1 row of double crochets. Make bikini inseam. Fasten upper edge with elastic rib with 3 rows of double crochets. Sew metal chains after fitting.