Monday, July 13, 2009

Crochet Bikini Top - Triangle Shape Motif


Crochet Bikini Top - Triangle Shape Motif

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:
Crochet Bikini Top - Triangle Shape Motif

Skill Level - Easy Beginner

Abbreviations
SC - Single Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
ST - Stitch

Materials
Size I/5.5mm crochet hook
Yarn/Cotton of your choice
Yarn Marker - A scrap tail will work great as a yarn marker

I will not be using a chain 1 at the beginning of each round. This is to reduce the visibility of the seam. The top can be worked in a continual round if you choose to do so.

CH 3 Join.

Round 1: Work 9 SC through the chain.

Round 2: Work 1 SC in same ST, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 2 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in next ST.

Round 3: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 2 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 4 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 2 St's.

Round 4: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 3 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 6 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 3 St's.

Round 5: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 4 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 8 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 4 St's.

Round 6: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 5 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 10 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 5 St's.

Round 7: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 6 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 12 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 6 St's.

Round 8: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 7 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 14 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 7 St's.

Round 9: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 8 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 16 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 8 St's.

Round 10: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 9 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 18 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 9 St's.

Round 11: Work 1 SC in EA of the next 10 St's, *3 SC in next ST. 1 SC in ea of next 20 ST's. Repeat from * 2 times total. 3 SC in next ST. Work 1 SC in EA of the next 10 St's.

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