Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Pineapple Square 737 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 2 inches square and requires 10 yards of thread

FIRST MOTIF: Starting at center, ch 8. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st Rnd: Ch 3, 4 dc in ring, (ch 3, 5 dc in ring) 3 times; ch 3, sl st in top of first ch-3.

2nd Rnd: Ch 4, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 3 times; * dc in next dc, ch 2, in next loop make dc, ch 5 and dc (corner loop); ch 2, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 4 times. Repeat from * around. Join to 3rd ch of first ch-4.

3rd Rnd: Ch 1, * (sc in next sp, ch 3) 4 times; dc in first dc of corner, 9 dc in corner loop, dc in next dc, ch 3. Repeat from * around. Join.

4th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) twice: ch 3, sc in back loop of next 5 dc, in back loop of next dc make sc, ch 3 and sc; sc in back loop of next 5 dc, ch 3, skip next sp, 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, ch 5, skip first sc of corner group, sc in back loop of next 5 sc, in next loop make sc, ch 3 and sc; sc in back loop of next 5 sc, ch 5, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

6th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * ch 7, skip first sc of corner group, sc in back loop of next 5 sc, in next loop make sc, ch 7 and sc; sc in back loop of next 5 sc, ch 7, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.


SECOND MOTIF: Work as for First Motif until 5 rnds have been completed.

6th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, ch 7, skip first sc of corner group, sc in back loop of next 5 sc, sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3, sl st in any corner loop on First Motif, ch 3, sc in same loop on Second Motif, sc in back loop of next 5 sc, ch 3, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 3, sc in next ch-3 loop on Second Motif, ch 3, sl st in next loop on First Motif, ch 3, skip first sc of next corner group, sc in back loop of next 5 sc, sc in next ch-3 loop, ch 3, sl st in next corner loop on First Motif, ch 3. Complete rnd as for First Motif (no more joinings).

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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