Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Pineapple Square 738 Free Crochet Pattern

MATERIALS: Coats & Clark’s ONT Tatting Crochet, C. 21, Size 70. Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 14.

Motif measures 4 ¾ inches square and requires 45 yds of thread.

FIRST MOTIF: Starting at center, ch 12. Join with sl st to form ring. 1st Rnd: Ch 5, (tr in ring, ch 1) 27 times. Join to 4th ch of ch-5.

2nd Rnd: Sl st in next sp, sc in same sp, * ch 3, sc in next sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

3rd Rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 3, in same loop make dc, ch 5 and 2 dc; * ch 5, skip 2 loops, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 5, skip 2 loops, in next loop make 2 dc, ch 5 and 2 dc. Repeat from * around. Join.

4th Rnd: Sl st in next dc and in next sp, ch 4, 10 tr in same sp, * ch 3, skip next sp, in next sp make 2 dc, ch 2 and 2 dc (shell made); ch 3, skip next sp, 11 tr in next sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

5th Rnd: Ch 5, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 9 times; tr in next tr, * ch 3, in sp of next shell make (2 dc, ch 2) twice and 2 dc; ch 3, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 10 times; tr in next tr. Repeat from * around. Join.

6th Rnd: Sl st in next sp, sc in same sp, * (ch 3, sc in next sp) 9 times; ch 3, shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, shell in next sp, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next sp. Repeat from * around. Join.

7th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 8 times; ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 3, in next sp make 3 tr, ch 2 and 3 tr; ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc.

8th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 7 times; ch 3, shell over next shell, ch 3, tr in next 3 tr, in next sp make 3 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr; tr in next 3 tr, ch 3, shell over shell, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

9th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 6 times; ch 3, shell over shell, ch 3, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 5 times; tr in next tr, ch 5, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 5 times; tr in next tr, ch 3, shell over shell, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

10th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 5 times; ch 3, shell over shell, ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next sp, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next sp, ch 5, in next sp make 3 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr; ch 5, (sc in next sp, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next sp, ch 5, shell over shell, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

11th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, *(ch 3, sc in next loop) 4 times; ch 3, shell over shell, ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) 3 times; sc in next loop, ch 5, tr in next 3 tr, in next sp make 3 tr, ch 3 and 3 tr; tr in next 3 tr, ch 5, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) 3 times; sc in next loop, ch 5, shell over shell, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

12th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, sc in same loop, * (ch 3, sc in next loop) 3 times; ch 3, shell over shell, ch 7, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) twice; sc in next loop, ch 7, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 5 times; tr in next tr, ch 5, (tr in next tr, ch 1) 5 times; tr in next tr, ch 7, skip next sp, (sc in next loop, ch 3) twice; sc in next loop, ch 7, shell over shell, ch 3, skip next sp, sc in next loop. Repeat from * around. Join.

13th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 4, holding back on hook the last loop of each tr, make tr in next 2 loops, thread over and draw through all loops on hook (joint tr cluster made), * ch 3, shell over shell, ch 9, skip next sp, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 7, skip next sp, (sc in next sp, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next sp, ch 15, skip next sp, (sc in next sp, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next sp, ch 9, skip next sp, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 9, shell over shell, ch 3, skip next sp, make a 3 joint-tr cluster over next 3 loops. Repeat from * around. Join and break off.


SECOND MOTIF: Work as for First Motif until 12 rnds have been completed.

13th Rnd: Sl st in next loop, ch 4, joint tr cluster over next 2 loops, ch 3, shell over shell, ch 9, skip next sp, sc in next loop, ch 3, sc in next loop, ch 9, skip next sp, (sc in next sp, ch 3) 4 times; sc in next sp, ch 7, sl st in any corner loop on First Motif, ch 7, skip next sp on Second Motif, sc in next sp, (ch 3, sc in next sp) twice; ch 1, sl st in corresponding loop on First Motif, ch 1, sc in next sp on Second Motif, ch 3, sc in next sp, ch 4, sl st in corresponding 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 corresponding loop on First Motif, ch 4, 2 dc in sp of next shell on Second Motif, ch 1, sl st in corresponding sp on First Motif, ch 1, 2 dc in same sp on Second Motif, ch 3, complete a 3 joint tr cluster over next 3 ch-3 loops, ch 3, join next shell and next 2 ch-9 loops as before, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3, sc in next sp, join next loop and next ch-15 loop at corner as before. Complete rnd (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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