Pineapple Afghan


Materials 14 oz. pink worsted yarn  I hook or hook needed to obtain gauge Finished Size: 31″ x 42″. Gauge: 2 shells = 2 1/2″; 3 shell rows = 2″. Basic Stitches: Ch, sl st, sc, dc, tr. Special Stitch: For shell, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in ch indicated or in ch sp of next shell. Afghan Row 1: Ch 104, (dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in fourth ch from hook (beginning shell made), skip next 3 chs, shell (see Special Stitch) in next ch, *ch 2, skip next 5 chs, (2 dc, ch 2) 2 times in next ch, skip next 5 chs, shell in next ch, skip next 3 chs, shell in next ch; repeat from * across, turn. (14 shells made.) Row 2: Ch 3, shell in each of first 2 shells, (ch 2, skip next ch sp, 5 dc in next ch sp, ch 2, shell in each of next 2 shells) across, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, shell in each of first 2 shells, *ch 1, (dc, ch 1) in each of next 5 dc, shell in each of next 2 shells; repeat from * across, turn. Row 4: Ch 3, shell in each of first 2 shells, *ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 3 times, ch 2, shell in each of next 2 shells; repeat from * across, turn. Row 5: Ch 3, shell in each of first 2 shells, *ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 2 times, ch 2, shell in each of next 2 shells; repeat from * across, turn. Row 6: Ch 3, shell in each of first 2 shells, *ch 3, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, ch 4, sc in next ch sp, ch 3, shell in each of next 2 shells; repeat from * across, turn. Row 7: Ch 3, shell in each of first 2 shells, *ch 2, skip next ch sp, (2 dc, ch 2) 2 times in next ch sp, shell in each of next 2 shells; repeat from * across, turn. Rows 8-55: Repeat rows 2–7 consecutively. Top Edging Row 1: For First Pineapple, ch 3, shell in each of first 2 shells, ch 2, skip next ch sp, (tr, ch 1) 6 times in next ch sp, tr in same sp, ch 2, shell in next shell, turn leaving remaining sts unworked. Row 2: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 5 times, ch 2, shell in next shell leaving last shell unworked, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 4 times, ch 2 shell in last shell, turn. Row 4: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 3 times, ch 2, shell in last shell, turn. Row 5: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 2 times, ch 2, shell in last shell, turn. Row 6: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, ch 3, sc in next ch sp, ch 2, shell in last shell, turn. Row 7: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 3, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, ch 3, shell in last shell, turn. Row 8: Ch 3, shell in first shell, shell in last shell. Fasten off. Row 1: For Second Pineapple, join with sl st in ch sp of next unworked shell on row 55, (ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, ch 2, skip next ch sp, (tr, ch 1) 6 times in next ch sp, tr in same sp, ch 2, shell in next shell leaving remaining shells unworked, turn. Row 2: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 5 times, ch 2, shell in last shell, turn. Rows 3-8: Repeat rows 3-8 of First Pineapple. Repeat Second Pineapple 3 more times. Row 1: For Last Pineapple, join with sl st in ch sp of last shell on row 55, (ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same sp, shell in next shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, (tr, ch 1) 6 times in next ch sp, tr in same sp, ch 2, shell in next shell, turn. Row 2: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 5 times, ch 2, shell in next shell leaving last shell unworked, turn. Rows 3-8: Repeat rows 3-8 of First Pineapple. Bottom Edging Row 1: Working in remaining loops on opposite side of starting ch on row 1, for First Pineapple, join with sl st in first ch, (ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same ch, skip next 3 chs, shell in next ch, ch 2, skip next 5 chs, (tr, ch 1) 6 times in next ch, tr in same ch, ch 2, skip next 5 chs, shell in next ch, turn leaving remaining sts unworked. Row 2: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 5 times, ch 2, shell in next shell leaving last shell unworked, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 4 times, ch 2 shell in last shell, turn. Row 4: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 3 times, ch 2, shell in last shell, turn. Row 5: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 2 times, ch 2, shell in last shell, turn. Row 6: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, ch 3, sc in next ch sp, ch 2, shell in last shell, turn. Row 7: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 3, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, ch 3, shell in last shell, turn. Row 8: Ch 3, shell in first shell, shell in last shell. Fasten off. Row 1: For Second Pineapple, skip next 3 chs, join with sl st in next ch, (ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same ch, ch 2, skip next 5 chs, (tr, ch 1) 6 times in next ch, tr in same ch, ch 2, skip next 5 chs, shell in next ch, turn leaving remaining chs unworked. Row 2: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 5 times, ch 2, shell in next shell, turn. Rows 3-8: Repeat rows 3–8 of First Pineapple. Repeat Second Pineapple 3 more times. Row 1: For Last Pineapple, join with sl st in last ch, (ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in same ch, skip next 3 chs, shell in next ch, ch 2, skip next 5 chs, (tr, ch 1) 6 times in next ch, tr in same ch, ch 2, skip next 5 chs, shell in next ch, turn. Row 2: Ch 3, shell in first shell, ch 2, skip next ch sp, sc in next ch sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch sp) 5 times, ch 2, shell in next shell leaving last shell unworked, turn. Rows 3-8: Repeat rows 3-8 of First Pineapple.

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