Crochet this fabulous bikini in your favorite color and be the talk of the beach. The pattern for this Rio Cut Bikini is designed for a young adult, Instructions are written for sizes small (35-37" hip), medium (38-40" hip) and large(41-42" hip), with bra cup sizes A, B, and C. Worked in single crochet, the bra-top and pants are shaped for a great fit. The model shown in the photograph is crocheted in Mimosa (two balls or approx 400 yards), an incredible cotton-rayon blend, sports weight yarn using a U.S. size F crochet hook. This yarn is manufactured by Omega Yarns and is available at Creative Yarn Source in beautiful summer colors. Nancy Brown is the author of the best-selling books Crochet a Dozen Hats and The Crocheter's Companion. Thank you for stopping at my Craftsy Pattern Store. I'm always working on new and exciting creation. Please visit often to see new designs. All of my patterns can be viewed on my website at www.imaginecrochet.com.