Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Pineapple Square 736 Free Crochet Pattern


MATERIALS: J & P Coats Big Ball Best Six Cord Mercerized Crochet, Art. A.104, Size 30; or Clark’s Big Ball Mercerized Crochet, Art. B.34, Size 30. Milwards Steel Crochet Hook, No.10.

Motif measures 5 inches square and requires 40 yards of thread.

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

1st Rnd: Ch 4, 27 tr in ring. Join to top of ch-4.

2nd Rnd: Ch 5, * tr in next tr, ch 1. 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) 6 times; ch 7, sc in next sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

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

5th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * (ch 2, pc st in next sp) 4 times; ch 5, in corner loop make 2 dc, ch 5 and 2 dc; ch 5, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

6th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * (ch 2, pc st in next sp) 3 times; ch 5, in corner sp make (5 tr, ch 5) twice; pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

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

8th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * ch 2, pc st in next sp, ch 7, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) 3 times; sc in next sp, (ch 5, sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 5, (sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3) 3 times; sc in next sp, ch 7, pc st in next ch-2 sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

9th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, pc st in same sp, * ch 7, (sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3) twice; (sc in next loop, ch 5) twice; 2 tr in next loop, ch 7, 2 tr in next loop, (ch 5, sc in next loop) twice; (ch 3, sc in next loop) twice; ch 7, pc st in next ch-2 sp. . Repeat from * around. Join.

10th Rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, * ch 9, sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 5, skip next sp, 2 tr in next sp, ch 5, in corner loop make (2 tr, ch 5) 3 times; 2 tr in next sp, ch 5, skip next loop, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 9, sc in tip of next pc st. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.


SECOND MOTIF: Work as for First Motif until 9 rnds have been completed.

10th Rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, ch 9, sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 5, skip next sp, 2 tr in next loop, ch 5, in corner loop make 2 tr, ch 5 and 2 tr; ch 2, sl st in corresponding loop on First Motif, ch 2, 2 tr in same loop on Second Motif, ch 2, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 2, 2 tr in next loop on Second Motif, ch 2, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 2, skip next sp on Second Motif, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 4, sl st in corresponding loop on First Motif, ch 4, sc in pc st on Second Motif. Complete rnd, joining next 4 sps to corresponding sps on First Motif.

Make desired number of motifs, joining adjacent sides as Second Motif was joined to First Motif.

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