Crochet Swimsuit Pattern
500g of grey 100% cotton yarn (392m/100g);
Crochet hook 1,5;
Main pattern: 1st row: 3 chain sts increase, skip 2 base chain sts, * make “shell’ on the 3rd st out of 7 double crochets, skip 2 base sts, 1 single crochet*; repeat from * to *;
2nd row: 1 single crochet in every st of the previous row, insert crochet hook under back loop;
3rd row: as the 1st row, but in chess-board order.
Repeat 2nd-3rd rows.
Make 37 chain sts for one half of bra and make 2 rows of single crochets. After that, work with the main pattern for 18 rows straight. After that, decrease 1 “shell” in every row until there is 1 “shell” left. Make the second half of bra in the same way. Fasten bra with 1 row of single crochets. For straps, make single crochets to the needed length on 2 sts.
Make 12 chain sts and work with single crochets to the needed length.
Make 10 chain sts in the ring.
1st row: 12 single crochets in the center of the ring;
2nd row: * 1 single crochet, 3 chain sts*; repeat from * to *;
3rd row: * 1 single crochet, 3 chain sts, 1 single crochet, 5 chain sts *; repeat from * to *;
4th row: single crochet above 3 chain sts, (4 double crochets, 3 chain sts, 4 double crochets) above 5 chain sts.