Monday, April 23, 2007

Popcorn Pineapple Square 733 Free Crochet Pattern


(pc = popcorn stitch)

Materials: J & P Coats Big Ball Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Art. A.104, Size 100; or Clark’s ONT Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Art. B.4, Size 100: Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. l6.


FIRST MOTIF: Starting at center, ch 12. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st Rnd: Ch 4, 31 tr in ring. Join to top of ch-4.

2nd Rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 5, skip next tr, sc in next tr. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 2, dc in first sc.

3rd Rnd: Sc in loop just formed, (ch 5, sc in next loop) twice; * ch 5, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, make 2 tr in next loop, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (cluster made), ch 3, make another cluster in same loop (cluster shell made), (ch 5, sc in next loop) 3 times. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join.

4th Rnd: Sl st to center of next loop, sc in same place, * ch 5, sc in next loop, ch 7, skip next sp, in sp between clusters make cluster, ch 5 and cluster (shell made ever shell); ch 7, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

5th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 4, 8 tr in same loop, * ch 5, in sp between clusters make (cluster, ch 3) twice and cluster (double shell made); ch 5, skip next sp, 9 tr in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join to top of ch-4.

6th Rnd: Ch 5, * (tr in next tr, ch 1) 7 times; tr in next tr, ch 5, make a shell in sp between first 2 clusters, ch 5, shell in next sp, ch 5, tr in next tr, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join to 4th ch of ch-5.

7th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, ch 3, make 4 dc in same sp, drop loop from hook, insert hook in top of ch-3 and draw dropped loop through (pc st made), * (ch 2, 5 dc in next sp, drop loop from hook, insert hook in top of first dc and draw dropped loop through - another pc st made) 7 times; ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 3, make a double shell in next sp, ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join to tip of first pc st.

8th Rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp, ch 3 and complete a pc st, * (ch 2, pc st in next sp) 6 times; ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 3, skip next sp, shell in next sp, ch 5, shell in next sp, ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

9th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, make a pc st in same sp, * (ch 2, pc st in next sp) 5 times; ch 5, (shell over next shell, ch 3) twice; 7 tr in next sp, (ch 3, shell over next shell) twice; ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join. 10th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * (ch 2, pc st in next sp) 4 times; ch 5, (shell over next shell, ch 3) twice; (tr in next tr, ch 1) 3 times; in next tr make dtr, ch 5 and dtr; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; (ch 3, shell over next shell) twice; ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

11th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * (ch 2, pc st in next sp) 3 times; (ch 5, shell over next shell) twice; ch 3, (pc st in next ch 1 sp, ch 2) twice; pc st in next sp, ch 3, sc in next sp, ch 3, (pc st in next sp, ch 2) twice; pc st in next sp, ch 3, (shell over next shell, ch 5) twice; pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

12th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * (ch 2, pc st in next sp) twice; ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 7, shell over next shell, ch 3, pc st in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, pc st in next sp, (ch 5, sc in next sp) twice; ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, pc st in next sp, ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 7, shell over next shell, ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

13th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * ch 2, pc st in next sp, ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 9, shell over next shell, ch 3, pc st in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5, 7 tr in next loop, ch 5, sc in next sp, ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 9, shell over next shell, ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

14th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 9, shell over next shell, ch 5, sc in tip of next pc st, ch 5, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 3 times; in next tr make dtr, ch 5 and dtr; (ch 1, tr in next tr) 3 times; ch 5, sc in tip of next pc st, ch 5, shell over next shell, ch 9, shell over next shell, ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.

15th Rnd: Attach thread to sp of next shell, ch 4 and complete shell, * ch 11, shell over next shell, ch 7, skip next sp, sc in next sp, ch 7, in next ch-5 sp make (tr, ch 1) 6 times and tr; ch 7, sc in next sp, ch 7, shell over next shell, ch 11, shell over next shell, ch 5, shell over next shell. Repeat from * around, ending with ch 5. Join to top of ch-4.

16th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, shell in same place, * ch 13, shell over next shell, (ch 7, sc in next sp) twice; ch 7, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, make tr in next 4 tr, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (joint tr cluster made); ch 13 (corner loop), make another joint tr cluster, making first tr in same place as last tr and tr in next 3 tr, (ch 7, sc in next sp) twice; ch 7, shell over next shell, ch 13, shell over next 2 shells. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.


SECOND MOTIF: Work as for First Motif until 15 rnds have been completed.
16th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, shell in same sp, ch 13, shell over next shell, (ch 7, sc in next loop) twice; ch 7, make a joint tr cluster over next 4 tr, ch 6, sl st in any corner loop on First Motif ch 6, make another joint tr cluster on First Motif as before, (ch 3, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 3, sc in next loop on Second Motif) twice; ch 3, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 3, shell over next shell on Second Motif, ch 6, sl st in corresponding sp on First Motif, ch 6, shell over next 2 shells on Second Motif. Complete rnd, joining next ch-13 sp, next 3 ch-7 loops and next corner sp as before.

Make desired number of 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).

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