Graduated Pineapples Table Topper

by Priscilla Hewitt ©2000

June, 2000 "Crochet Along" Project

Materials

2 balls of Aunt Lydia’s “Denim”

Crochet hook size H

Gauge: Rounds 1-3 = 4” (not real important)

Finished size: About 36-39” in diameter

Ch 4; join with a sl st to the first ch to form ring

Round 1: Ch 6 to count as the first dc and the first ch 3, (dc, ch 3) 7 times

in the ring; join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 6.

Round 2: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 6 to count as the first dc and the first

ch 3, dc in the same sp, (dc, ch 3, dc) in each remaining ch 3 sp around;

join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 6.

Round 3: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 6 to count as the first dc and the first

ch 3, (dc, ch 3) in the same sp, (dc, ch 3) twice in each remaining ch 3 sp

around; join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the beginning ch 6.

Round 4: Repeat round 2

Round 5: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, (dc, ch 3,

2 dc) in the same sp, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in each remaining ch 3 sp around;

join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 6: Sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as the first dc, (dc, ch 3,

2 dc) in the same sp, ch 2, (dc, ch 4, dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, *(2 dc,

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

Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 7: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as the

first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the same sp, ch 2, (6 trc, ch 2) in the next ch 4

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

4 sp* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 8: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as the

first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the same sp, ch 2, dc in the next trc, (ch 1, dc in

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

in the next trc, (ch 1, dc in the next trc) 5 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6

times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 9: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as the

first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the same sp, ch 2, sc in the next ch 1

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

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

1 sp) 4 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top

of the beginning ch 3.

Round 10: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 3) in the same sp, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in

the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3

times, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3) twice in the next ch 3 sp, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2)

in the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3

times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 11: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 2) in the

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

sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 2 times, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in

the next ch 3 sp, (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc,

ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3

sp) 2 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of

the beginning ch 3.

Round 12: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, (8 trc, ch 2) in the next ch

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

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

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

sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 2* Repeat from * to *

6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 13: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in the

next dc, (ch 1, dc in the next dc) 7 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in

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

next ch 3 sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in the next dc, (ch 1, dc in the next dc) 7

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

sp, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 14: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, sc in the next ch 1 sp, (ch

3, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 6 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3

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

sc in the next ch 1 sp) 6 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3 sp*

Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 15: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2dc, ch 2) in the same sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3,

sc in the next ch 3 sp) 5 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3) twice in the next ch 3 sp,

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

sc in the next ch 3 sp) 5 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3) twice in the next ch 3 sp*

Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 16: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3,

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

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

next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 4 times,

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

next ch 3 sp* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 17: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3,

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

sp, 10 trc in the next ch 4 sp, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3

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

ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, 10 trc in the next ch 4 sp, ch 2*

Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 18: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3,

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

sp, dc in the next trc, (ch 1, dc in the next trc) 9 times, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2

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

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

next trc, (ch 1, dc in the next trc) 9 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6

times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 19: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3,

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

the next ch 1 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 8 times, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2

dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the next ch

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

sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 1 sp) 8 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times;

join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 20: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 2,

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

in the next ch 3 sp) 7 times, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3

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

sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 7 times, ch 2* Repeat

from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 21: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, dc in the next sc, ch 2, (2

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

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

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

ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 6 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6

times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 22: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, skip next 2 dc, (dc, ch 5, dc,

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

next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 5 times, ch 2, *(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc,

ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, skip next 2 dc, (dc, ch 5, dc, ch 2) in the next dc,

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

in the next ch 3 sp) 5 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl

st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 23: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, 12 trc in the next ch 5 sp, ch 2,  (2

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

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

12 trc in the next ch 5 sp, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, sc in

the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 4 times, ch 2* Repeat from *

to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 24: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, Dc in the next trc, (ch 1, dc

in the next trc) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp,

sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 2, *(2 dc,

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

trc 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next

ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 3 times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6

times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 25: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in the next

dc, (ch 2, dc in the next dc) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the

next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 2 times,

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

next dc, (ch 2, dc in the next dc) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in

the next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp) 2

times, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 26: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in the next

dc, (ch 3, dc in the next dc) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the

next ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 2, *(2

dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in the next dc,

(ch 3, dc in the next dc) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next

ch 3 sp, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 2* Repeat

from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.

Round 27: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in the next

dc, (ch 3, dc in the next dc) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the

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

next ch 3 sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in the next dc, (ch 3, dc in the next dc) 11

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

sp, ch 2* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the

beginning ch 3.

Round 28: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 3 to count as

the first dc, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the same sp, (dc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3,

dc in the next sp) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3 sp, *

(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2) in the next ch 3 sp, (dc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, dc

in the next sp) 11 times, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in the next ch 3 sp* Repeat

from * to * 6 times; join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch 3.)

Round 29: Sl st in the next dc, sl st into the first ch 3 sp, ch 1, sc in the

same sp, ch 3, (3 dc in the next ch 3 sp) 11 times, ch 3, sc in the next ch 3

sp, ch 1, *sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 3, (3 dc in the next ch 3 sp) 11 times,

ch 3, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 1* Repeat from * to * 6 times; join with a sl

st to the beginning sc.)

Round 30: Ch 1, sc in the last ch 1 sp on round 29, *ch 5, sl st in the 4th ch

from hook, ch 1, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 5, sl st in the 4th ch from hook,

ch 1, sc in the space between the next two 3-dc groups) 10 times, ch 5, sl st

in the 4th ch from hook, ch 1, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch 5, sl st in the 4th ch

from hook, ch 1, sc in the next ch 1 sp* Repeat from * to * 6 times; ch 5, sl

st in the 4th ch from hook, ch 1, sc in the next ch 3 sp, (ch 5, sl st in the

4th ch from hook, ch 1, sc in the space between the next two 3-dc groups)

10 times, ch 5, sl st in the 4th ch from hook, ch 1, sc in the next ch 3 sp, ch

5, sl st in the 4th ch from hook, ch 1, join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten

off. Weave in ends. Press with a warm iron to block.

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