Pineapple Stitch – Week 24 of The 50 Stitches CAL

The Pineapple stitch is a type of puff stitch but it has a pinched top. This stitch is quick to work up and has a nice thick fabric, but be warned, it is a yarn eater.

If you would like to know how to crochet the Pineapple stitch for any size project, you can see how here

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https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-50-stitches-cal

This pattern is written in US terms, but the UK translation is below.

UK Translation

single crochet (sc) = double crochet

The Pattern

For this square you will need a 4mm hook

Start by chaining 32

Row 1. turning chain counts as a stitch. In the 4th chain from your hook make a pineapple stitch (yarn over and pull up a loop 4 times. You will have 9 loops on your hook. 

Yarn over and pull your hook through 8 loops. Yarn over and pull through the last 2 loops) chain 1.

*skip a stitch and make a pineapple stitch, then chain 1* repeat between *and*. In the final stitch make a dc.

You will have 14 pineapple stitches

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Turn

Row 2. Chain 1 and make an alternate turning chain in the first stitch. *In the chain 1 of the row below, make a pineapple stitch. 

Chain 1*

Repeat between *and* ending in a chain 1 before making a dc in the last stitch.

Row 3-10. Repeat row 2

The Border

Sc in each stitch across the top and bottom. Make 3sc in the side of each row. Add an extra sc in the corners for the turn

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