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Topic: crochet halter bikini top, possibly slightly NSFW, 2 images  (Read 2620 times)
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« on: June 04, 2009 09:24:00 PM »

I think the crochet bikini is one of those projects that a lot of hookers (pardon the term if it offends) end up doing. Potholder, scarf, hat . . . bikini. Well, once I finished the top I realized I had no desire to make the bottom half so a lone halter it remains. I'm fairly pleased with it, though I doubt I'll be wearing it out of the house.

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« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2009 02:30:22 AM »

Huh, it looks almost like chainmail, I wouldn't have expected that. Awesome job! I really like the color. And kudos for being brave enough to post a photo.
I wonder if there's a way to make the edges pull tighter, without inserting a drawstring or something. Did you use a pattern?
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2009 04:03:16 AM »

great color!! but it doesn't look very supportive?? perhaps a wider band at the bottom would help??

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« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2009 06:10:29 AM »

I've seen these before, but I never would have thought to make one.  I really like the green!!  If you wanted to wear one outside or to the beach, you could make one with bigger cups to cover your cookies more.  You could also add a fabric lining with an underwire built in and a wider band on the bottom for support.  Great job!

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« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2009 03:21:32 PM »

I did not use a pattern, I really started it on a whim. And thank you for all the ideas on how to make it more supportive!
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2009 01:11:50 PM »

Love the color, and the top looks hot on you. Smiley Hey, nothing wrong with having something that you just want to wear at home, for yourself or someone special Smiley
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2009 02:26:31 PM »

It looks great!!! That's pretty awesome! What kind of material did you use??? P.S. Nice jugs!!!
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