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« on: December 12, 2008 02:33:04 PM »

I am looking for an easy but cute swimsuit/bikini pattern to crochet I've been trying to improve myu crochet skills and Ithought I would make one for my niece for this summer.
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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2008 08:04:14 PM »

There's a very cute on in The Happy Hooker! You should check it out from the library.
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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2008 03:39:39 PM »

I was just about to say the same  Cheesy you should try that book, I brought it on Friday and its awesome
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2009 04:16:47 PM »

if you want a really fun and simple pattern that looks complicated, with good coverage but still sexy, check this out:

www.crochetpatternc entral.com

go to the free pattern archives

go to beach crochet

from here there are several really great patterns. one i have used and modified a few times is the tassled bikini top. if you try these, most of them use a very, very small hook and thin thread, so it takes a few days. the "drops" collection is all really amazing stuff, but the patterns are oftentimes written in british english which is a little different. you can convert the pattern easily with a quick google search.

Hope this helps!!!
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2009 12:32:44 PM »

 I've been looking for one, too.
 I keep seeing (getting told) NOT to make it out of crochet cotton, because it absorbs a lot of water and falls off when wet.
 Just thought I'd pass that on...
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