Saturday, April 28, 2007

Pineapple Lace Cloth Square Motif 742 Crochet Pattern




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Materials—J & P Coats Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Art. A.104, Size 30: 32 balls of Ecru or Clark’s Big Ball Mercerized Crochet, Art. 8.34, Size 30: 24 balls of Ecru. Milwards Steel Crochet Hook, No. 10

FIRST MOTIF—Starting at center, ch 10. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st Rnd: Ch 4, 6 tr in ring, (ch 3, 7 tr in ring) 3 times; ch 3. Join.

2nd Rnd: Ch 5, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 5 times; * tr in next tr, ch 5, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 6 times. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-5.

3rd Rnd: Sl st in next sp, sc in same sp, * (ch 3, sc in next sp) 5 times; ch 7, skip next sp, sc in next sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

4th Rnd: Sl st in net loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 4 times; ch 5, in next sp make (sc, ch 5) twice; sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

5th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 5, skip next sp, in next loop make (dc, ch 5) 3 times; skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

6th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) twice; ch 5, skip next sp, 7 tr in next sp, ch 3, 7 tr in next sp, ch 5, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

7th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 5, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 6 times; tr in next tr, ch 7, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 6 times; tr in next tr, ch 5, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

8th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 6, dc in same loop, * ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next sp, ch 3) 5 times; sc in next sp, 5 times; sc in next sp, ch 5, skip next sp, in next loop make dc, ch 3 and dc. Repeat from * around. Join to 3rd ch of ch-6.

9th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, in same sp make sc, ch 3 and sc; * ch 5, skip net sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next loop, ch 5, in next sp make (sc, ch 5) twice; (sc in next loop, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next loop, ch 5, skip next sp, in next sp make sc, ch 3 and sc. Repeat from * around. Join.

10th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 8, dc in same loop, * ch 5 skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) 3 times,; sc in next loop, ch 5, skip next sp, in next loop make dc, ch 5 and dc. Repeat from * around. Join to 3rd ch of ch-8.

11th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 4, 6 tr in same sp, * ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) twice; sc in next loop, ch 5, skip next sp, 7 tr in next sp, ch 3, 7 tr in next sp, ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) twice; sc in next loop, ch 5, skip next sp, 7 tr in next sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

12th Rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 9, skip 5 tr, sc in next tr, ch 9, skip next sp, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 9, sc in next tr, ch 9, skip 5 tr, sc in next tr, ch 15, sc in next tr, ch 9, skip 5 tr, sc in next tr, ch 9, skip next sp, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 9, sc in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.


SECOND MOTIF—Work as for First Motif until 11 rnds have been completed.

12th Rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, ch 9, skip 5 tr, sc in next tr, ch 9, skip next sp, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 9, sc in next tr, ch 9, skip 5 tr, sc in next tr, ch 7 sl st in any corner loop on First Motif, ch 7, sc in next tr on Second Motif, ch 4, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 4 skip 5 tr on Second Motif, sc in next tr, ch 4, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 4, skip next sp on Second Motif, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 4, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 4, sc in next tr on Second Motif. Complete rnd, joining next 4 ch-9 loops and next corner loop as before.

Make 122 rows of 17 motifs, joining adjacent sides as Second Motif was joined to First Motif (where 4 corners meet, join 3rd and 4th corners to joining of previous 2 corners).


Edging—1st Rnd: Attach thread to any loop on long side, sc in same loop, * ch 9, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, making sc, ch 9 and sc in each corner loop. Join.

2nd & 3rd Rnds: Sl st to center of next loop, sc in same loop, * ch 9, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around, making sc, ch 9 and sc in each corner loop. Join. Break off at end of 3rd rnd. Block to measurements.

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