Pineapple Granny 12” Pillow-ghan Square

by Priscilla Hewitt ©2000

March-April, 2000 Crochet Along Project

For step-by-step illustrations click here

Materials: About 2 ounces of Red Heart worsted weight yarn for each square

Crochet hook size J or size needed for gauge

Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 5 1/2 “ from trc cluster to trc cluster

Finished size: about 12”

Ch 4, join with a sl st to form ring

Round 1: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, work 2 more dc in the ring, (ch 3, 3

dc in the ring) 3 times, ch 1, join with a hdc to the top of the begining ch 3

to form the last loop.

Round 2: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, skip next

dc, (dc, ch 3, dc) in the next dc, *skip next dc, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next

ch 3 sp, skip the next dc, (dc, ch 3, dc) in the next dc* Repeat from *

to * 2 times, skip next dc, 2 dc in the next ch 1 sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to

the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 3: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, ch 2, 6 trc

in the next ch 3 sp, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3 sp, ch 2, 6 trc

in the next ch 3 sp, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 2 times, 2 dc in the next ch 1

sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 4: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, ch 2, dc in

the next trc, (ch 1, dc in the next trc) 5 times, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in

the next ch 3 sp, ch 2, dc in the next trc, (ch 1, dc in the next trc) 5 times,

ch 2* Repeat from * to * 2 times, 2 dc in the next ch 1 sp; ch 1, join with a

hdc to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 5: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, dc in each

of the next 2 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 1 sp,(ch 3, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 4

times, ch 2, dc in each of the next 2 dc, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3

sp, dc in each of the next 2 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 1 sp,(ch 3, sc in the

next ch 1 sp) 4 times, ch 2, dc in each of the next 2 dc* Repeat from * to *

2 times, 2 dc in the next ch 1 sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 6: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, dc in each

of the next 4 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 3 sp,(ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3

times, ch 2, dc in each of the next 4 dc, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3

sp, dc in each of the next 4 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 3 sp,(ch 3, sc in the

next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 2, dc in each of the next 4 dc* Repeat from * to *

2 times, 2 dc in the next ch 1 sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 7: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, dc in each

of the next 6 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 3 sp,(ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 2

times, ch 2, dc in each of the next 6 dc, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3

sp, dc in each of the next 6 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 3 sp,(ch 3, sc in the

next ch 3 sp) 2 times, ch 2, dc in each of the next 6 dc* Repeat from * to *

2 times, 2 dc in the next ch 1 sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 8: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, dc in each

of the next 8 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp,

ch 2, dc in each of the next 8 dc, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3 sp, dc

in each of the next 8 dc, ch 2, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the next ch

3 sp, ch 2, dc in each of the next 8 dc* Repeat from * to * 2 times, 2 dc in

the next ch 1 sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 9: Ch 3 to count as the first dc, dc around the hdc joining, dc in each

of the next 10 dc, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, dc in each of the next

10 dc, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3 sp, dc in each of the next 10 dc,

ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, dc in each of the next 10 dc* Repeat from

* to * 2 times, 2 dc in the next ch 1 sp; ch 1, join with a hdc to the top of

the beginning ch 3. Fasten off. Weave in ends.


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