Free Crochet Pattern Pineapple Blossoms Doily #90

Pineapple Blossoms Doily

FP185

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2012 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: 10-1/2” Round
Materials: Crochet Cotton Thread, size 10 Blue (CC) – 20 yds (36 meters) White (MC) – 80 yds (72 meters) Sewing Needle, Cardboard, Non-rust Pins, Plastic Wrap, Heavy Spray Starch.
Crochet Hook: Steel #8 (1.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: Rnds 1-2 = 1-1/2”

cluster st (cl-st):
Keeping last lp of each st on hook, 5 dc in st or sp, YO and draw through 6 lps on hook.
beg shell: ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc.
shell: 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc.

Directions
Rnd 1 (right side): With MC, ch 6, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 1, 16 sc in ring; join with sl st in first sc. (16 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, keeping last lp of each st on hook, 4 dc in same st as joining, YO and draw through 5 lps on hook (beg cl-st made), ch 3, skip next st, (cl-st in next st, ch 3, skip next st) around; join with sl st in top of beg cl-st. (8 cl-sts) Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Right Side Facing join CC in any ch-3 sp, (beg cl-st, ch 3, cl-st) in same sp, ch 9, * (cl-st, ch 3, cl-st) in next sp, ch 9; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg cl-st.  (16 cl-sts)
Rnd 4: Sl st in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sc in same sp, (7 dc, ch 3, 7 dc) in next ch-9 lp, * sc in next ch-3 sp, (7 dc, ch 3, 7 dc) in next ch-9 lp; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Rnd 5: Right Side Facing join MC in any ch-3 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 7, * (shell, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-3 sp, ch 7; rep from * 6 times more; 2 dc in first ch-3 sp, ch 2, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.
Rnd 6: Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, dc) in center ch of ch-7 lp, ch 3, * shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, dc) in center ch of next ch-7 lp, ch 3; rep from * 6 times more, shell in last ch-2 sp, ch 1; join. (16 shells)
Rnd 7: Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, * ch 2, skip next 3 ch, 5 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2, shell in next shell, ch 1, shell in next shell; rep from around omitting last shell of last rep; join.
(16 shells and eight 5-dc groups)
Rnd 8: Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, * ch 2, skip next 2 ch, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 4 times, ch 2, shell in next shell, ch 1, shell in next shell; rep from * around omitting last shell; join. (16 shells and eight 5-dc groups)

Pineapple Edging
First Pineapple Row 1: Sl st in next 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times, ch 2, shell in next shell.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sl st in next 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-4 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp) twice, ch 2, shell in next shell.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sl st in next  2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 4, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 2, shell in next shell.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sl st in next 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-4 sp, ch 2, shell in next shell.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sl st in next 2 dc and ch-2 sp, beg shell in same sp, ch 1, shell in next shell.
Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sl st in each st across next shell, sl st in sp between shell, beg shell in same sp. Fasten off.

Next Pineapple
Row 1: With Right Side of Doily Facing you, join yarn in ch-2 sp of next unworked shell of Rnd 8, beg shell in same sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-1 sp, (ch 4, sc in next ch-1 sp) 3 times, ch 2, shell in next shell.
Rows 2-6: Rep Rows 2-6 of First Pineapple. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Continue working pineapple shells around entire outside edge of Doily.

Starching
Draw a 10-1/2” circle on cardboard.  Place Plastic Wrap across Cardboard. Place Doily on Plastic Wrap. Pin Doily to 10-1/2” round. Generously Spray Doily with Heavy Spray Starch. Allow to dry completely.

This method allows for washing and re-starching whenever necessary.

Maggie Suggests
Sew tips of pineapples onto an 11” Brass Ring for a beautiful suncatcher.

All Rights Reserved ©2012 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

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