Now for the ruffle.
Ruffle:Chain 4, single crochet in next stitch, single crochet in next stitch. (repeat around)
Next row: 8 double crochet in the chain 4. single crochet. Chain 5, single crochet in between the two single chains. (repeat the chain 5, crochet 3 times)all in the same space between the two single chains.
Repeat this pattern around. End yarn.
Bikini Top: Lay your skirt down flat so you only see the front side. Mark the middle at the two sides. Single crochet from the middle to the side and count your stitches. Chain 1, turn.
Row 2: Single crochet every stitch. chain 1, turn.
Row 3: Single crochet to middle and skip a stitch, single crochet to edge. chain 1 turn.
Row 4. Crochet across, chain one turn
Row 5: Single crochet to middle and skip a stitch, single crochet to edge. chain 1 turn.
repeat rows 4 and 5 until you are down to a single stitch. Chain out a long string for the dress tie.
Repeat on the other side.
and… you are finished!!!