As summer temps rise, this fun itsy bitsy yellow polka dot bikini will have you laughing. Work up one for your fridge!
Sizzling Bikini Fridgie
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews
Sm amt 4-ply WW yarn (yellow)
Crochet hook size F (3.75 mm) (for model)
Several miniature white pompoms (for polka dots)
Finished Size: Not important
Gauge: Not important to over all size
Skill Level: Easy - Intermediate
Sc dec: (insert hook in indicated st) as many times as stated, yo, draw through all lps on hook to complete the st.
Pattern tested and model made by: Cylinda Mathews
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Rnd 1) Forming first cup: ch 4; (11 dc) in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs skipped count as first dc); join with a sl st to first dc (4th ch of beg ch 4): 12 dc.
Rnd 2) Ch 1, sc in joining; * sc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc: 12 sc. Fasten off; secure ends.
Rnds 1-2) Forming second cup: rep rnds 1-2 for first cup. (Do not end off).
Edging, Joining Cups & Neck Strap:
Rnd 1) Ch 1, sc in joining, hdc in next sc, (dc, ch 3, sc) in next sc, working in back lps only, (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) 3 times, sc in next sc, holding first cup close to work RS facing, sc in back lp of any sc, working in back lps, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) 3 times, working in both lps again, sc in next sc, (ch 3, dc) in same st, hdc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, working across top of next cup, sc in next 2 sc; join with a sl st in first sc.
Row 2) Sl st in next 3 sts (to top of ch 3), ch 25, turn work; sl st in top of ch 3 on opposite cup, forming strap. Fasten off; secure ends.
Row 1) Ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 11 ch: 12 sc.
Row 2) Ch 1, turn work; sc dec over first 2 sts see special sts, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, (dc, trc) in next st, (trc, dc) in next st, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, sc dec over last 2 sts: 4 sc/2 hdc/4 dc/2 trc. Fasten off; secure ends.
If desired, glue miniature pompoms randomly over the top and bottom of the bikini. Attach magnets to the back.
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