Knit Wit: 15 Crochet Swimsuits to Wear This Summer

Pam Grier wearing a crochet bikini in Coffy

The 70s swim staple is back in a serious way.


It doesn’t take a knit wit to notice that 70s swim staple crochet is making a comeback in a serious way. Shot to stardom by one-woman vigilante Pam Grier in 1973’s Coffy (above) and later donned by an age-defying Demi Moore in 2003’s Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, the knitted swim sensation continues to stretch its legs through the decades. Case in point: upgraded for today’s boho beach babe in everything from bikinis and monokinis to rash guards and swim dresses, here are 14 reasons to develop a crochet crush of your own this summer.

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