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Week 31 of the Ray Of Hope crochet along features the Raised Pineapple Stitch. This is a bobble stitch with a bit of a different look for some extra detail in your creations

The free pattern is below, but if you’d like the ad free printable version, it is available either as part of my Lifetime Pattern Pass, or you can purchase it on its own for £5 from Ravelry

If you would like to follow my colour scheme, you can find the list of colours in both Scheepjes Softfun and Stylecraft Special DK in this document here

The pattern is written in US terms, but the UK translation is below in brackets along with the abbreviations we will be using

  • Single crochet (double crochet) = sc
  • Double crochet (treble crochet) = dc

The Pattern

You will need a 3.5mm hook for this piece

With Colour C make a chain of 22

Row 1, in 4th chain from hook make a dc (turning chain counts as the first dc) dc in each chain across – 20 stitches

Row 2. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog. Dc in each stitch across until you have 2 stitches left. Make a dc2tog in last stitch – 18 stitches

Rows 3-5. Turn, chain 1. Sc in each stitch across – 18 stitches

Row 6. Turn, chain 1. Sc in the first 4 stitches. In the next stitch make a raised pineapple stitch (RP) – 

*Yarn over and insert your hook into the stitch 3 rows below, yarn over and pull up a loop to the height of your previous stitch – keep to this height to keep them all your Pineapples looking the same

yarn over and pull through 2 loops* repeat between *and* 7 times until you have 8 loops on your hook. 

Then yarn over and pull through all 8 loops*

Sc in the next stitch – it may be hidden under your RP stitch. Sc in the next 7 stitches. Make a RP stitch in the next stitch. Sc in the last 4 stitches – 2 Pineapple Stitches / 18 stitches

Rows 7-8. Turn, chain 1 and sc in each stitch across – 18 stitches

Row 9. Turn, chain 1 and sc2tog over the first 2 stitches. Sc in each stitch across until you have 2 stitches left. Sc2tog in these last 2 stitches – 16 stitches.

Row 10. Turn, chain 1. Sc in the first 5 stitches. Make a rp in the next stitch sc in the next stitch, it may be hidden under your rp stitch. Sc in the next 3 stitches. Make a rp stitch in the next stitch. Sc in the last 5 stitches – 2 Raised Pineapple stitches

Rows 11-13. Turn, chain 1 and sc in each stitch across – 16 stitches

Row 14. Turn, chain 1. Sc in the first 3 stitches. Make a rp in the next stitch sc in the next stitch, it may be hidden under your rp stitch. Sc in the next 7 stitches. Make a rp stitch in the next stitch. Sc in the last 3 stitches – 2 Raised Pineapple stitches

Rows 15-16. Turn, chain 1 and sc in each stitch across – 16 stitches

Row 17. Turn, chain 1 and sc2tog over the first 2 stitches. Sc in each stitch across until you have 2 stitches left. Sc2tog in these last 2 stitches – 14 stitches.

Row 18. Turn, chain 1. Sc in the first 4 stitches. Make a rp in the next stitch sc in the next stitch, it may be hidden under your rp stitch. Sc in the next 3 stitches. Make a rp stitch in the next stitch. Sc in the last 4 stitches – 2 Raised Pineapple stitches

Row 19. Turn, chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in each stitch across – 14 stitches

Row 20. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog over the first 2 stitches. Dc in each stitch across until you have 2 stitches left. Make a dc2tog over the last 2 stitches – 12 stitches

Row 21 – 23. turn, chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in each stitch across – 12 stitches

Row 24. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog over the first 2 stitches. Dc in the next 8 stitches. Make a dc2tog over the last 2 stitches – 10 stitches

Rows 25-27. turn, chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in each stitch across – 10 stitches

Row 28. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog over the first 2 stitches. Dc in the next 6 stitches. Make a dc2tog over the last 2 stitches – 8 stitches

Rows 29-31. turn, chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in each stitch across – 8 stitches

Row 32. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog over the first 2 stitches. Dc in the next 4 stitches. Make a dc2tog over the last 2 stitches – 6 stitches

Rows 33-35. turn, chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in each stitch across – 6 stitches

Row 36. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog over the first 2 stitches. Dc in the next 2 stitches. Make a dc2tog over the last 2 stitches – 4 stitches

Rows 37-39. turn, chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in each stitch across – 4 stitches

Row 40. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog over the first 2 stitches. Make a dc2tog over the last 2 stitches – 2 stitches

Rows 41-43. turn, chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in the last stitch – 2 stithes

Row 44. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain2tog over both stitches – 1 stitch

Row 45. Turn, chain 1, make the alternate turning chain. Cut off and weave in your ends

The Border

With Colour E (your joining colour) slst into each stitch along the narrow end. Down the sides make 1 slst into the side of each sc row, and 2 slst into the side of each dc row

When you get to the tip of the ray, make 2 slst into 1 side, but when you turn only make 1 slst into the other side of the stitch.

Weave in your ends, and join the piece to week 30

To see how to join the pieces together click here

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