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Blue bikini

Size: 38

Materials: 2 balls of Fixação Círculo yarn in the color 2550; knitting needles no. 4; 1 crochet hook no. 2 (1,75 mm); small yellow adornments or beads and nylon thread no. 2.

Stitches
Knitting: fantasy stitch (1st row: 1 knit, 1 purl; 2nd row: invert the stitches).
Crochet: chain (ch), single crochet (sc) and double crochet (dc).

Execution
Bikini
Front: cast on 15 stitches in the knitting needles and work in fantasy stitch. When 6 cm from beginning, increase in each side, at each 2 rows, 1 stitch. When 15 cm from beginning, divide the work in the middle and continue working each side separately, binding off in the internal side, in each row, 1 stitch. In the laterals, continue straight.

Back: cast on 15 stitches and work in fantasy stitch. When 3 cm from beginning, increase in each side, at each 2 rows, 1 stitch. When 16 cm from beginning, divide the work in the middle and continue working each side separately, binding off in the internal side, at each 2 rows, 1 stitch. In the laterals, continue straight.

Assembly
Sew the crotch with invisible stitches. With the crochet hook, make a picot round all around the piece. With a needle and the nylon thread, sew the yellow adornments to the piece.

Bra
Make 2 equal cups. In the knitting needle, cast on 32 stitches and work in fantasy stitch. Bind off in each side, at each 2 rows, 1 stitch, until there are 3 stitches left. Bind off the thread. Assembly
With the crochet hook, make 1 row under the cups, as follows: 1 dc, 2 ch. Make a cord of 85 cm length and pass it among the spaces of the crochet rows, joining the cups. Make in the lateral of the cups 1 picot row. Then, make 2 cords of 35 cm length each, and sew to the bra to make the straps.

White bikini

Size: 38

Materials: 2 balls of Fixação Círculo yarn in the color 8001; 1 crochet hook no. 2 (1,75 mm) and blue and orange beads.

Stitches: chain (ch), single crochet (sc) and double crochet (dc).

Execution
Bikini
Front: make ch 10 and ch 3 to turn, and work in dc stitch for 2 rows. After, increase in each side, at each row, 1 stitch (12 times). When reaching the 17th row, bind off in each side, at each row, 1 stitch (3 times). Then, increase in each side, at each row, 1 stitch (3 times). Bind off the thread. Back: make ch 10 and ch 3 to turn, and work in dc stitch for 3 rows. After, increase in each side, at each row, 1 stitch (13 times). When reaching the 23rd row, bind off in each side, at each row, 1 stitch (3 times). Then, increase in each side, at each row, 1 stitch (3 times). Bind off the thread.

Assembly
Sew the crotch with invisible stitches. Make a sc round all around the piece. For the laterals, make 6 cords as follows: ch 5, 1 bead (repeat 6 times). Sew to the laterals, joining the back and front parts.

Bra
Make 2 equal cups. Make ch 39 and ch 3 to turn and work according to the diagram. When ready, join the cups with the cords, as shown in the diagram. Make 4 cords and sew to form the straps.



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