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Pineapple Afghan









Stitch Guide
Space = sp
Stitch = st
Chain = ch
Yarn Over = yo
Half Double Crochet = hdc (yo, insert hook in stitch, pull up a loop through stitch, yo and pull through all loops)
Double Crochet = dc (I'm sure you know how to do this.....)
Treble Crochet = tc (yo, twice; insert hook in stitch; yo and pull loop through stitch [4 loops on hook]; [yo and pull through 2 loops] 3 times)
Double Treble Crochet = dtr (yo, 3 times; insert hook in stitch; yo and pull loop through stitch [5 loops on hook]; [yo and pull through 2 loops] 4 times)
Cluster = cl (chain 2, hdc in second chain from hook)


Materials:
32 oz of yarn
Crochet Hook size H or size needed to produce gauge (12 dc and 7 rows = 4")



ch 178 loosely

Row 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and in every st across.

Row 2 ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn; dc in next 7 dc, tr in next dc, [dtr, ch 3, dtr] in next dc, *dc in next 15 dc, tr in next dc, [dtr. ch 3, dtr] in next dc, tr in next dc and repeat from *, dc in last 8 dc

Row 3 ch 3, turn; dc in next 5 dc * ch 2, skip next 3 st, dc in next dtr, 5 dc in next ch-3 space, dc in next dtr, ch 2, skip next 3 st, dc in next 11 dc, repeat from *, dc in last 6 dc

Row 4 ch 3, turn; dc in next 4 dc, *ch 1, skip next dc and ch-2 sp, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 7 times, skip ch-2 sp and 1 dc, dc in next 9 dc, repeat from *, dc in last 5 dc

Row 5 ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 dc * ch 2, skip next ch-1 sp, slip st in next ch-1 sp, [work cl, slip st in next ch-1 sp] 5 times, ch 2, skip next ch-1 sp and dc, dc in next 7 dc and repeat from *, dc in last 4 dc

Row 6 ch 3, turn; dc in next 2 dc, *ch 3, skip next ch-2 sp, slip st in next cl, [work cl and slip st in next cl] 5 times, ch 3, skip next dc, dc in next 5 dc and repeat from *, dc in last 3 dc

Row 7 ch 3, turn; dc in next 2 dc, *dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, slip st in next cl, [work cl and slip st in next cl] 3 times, ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 5 dc, dc in next ch-3 sp and repeat from *, dc in last 3 dc

Row 8 ch 3, turn; dc in next 3 dc, *dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, slip st in next cl, [work cl and slip st in next cl] 2 times, ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 7 dc, dc in ch-3 sp and repeat from *, dc in last 4 dc

Row 9 ch 3, turn; dc in next 4 dc, *dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, slip st in next cl, work cl and slip st in next cl, ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp, dc in next 9 dc, dc in ch-3 sp and repeat from *, dc in last 5 dc

Row 10 ch 3, turn; dc in next 5 dc and in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, slip st in next cl, ch 3, dc in next ch-3 sp, *dc in next 11 dc, dc in ch-3 sp, ch 3, slip st in cl, ch 3, dc in ch-3 sp and repeat from *, dc in last 6 dc

Row 11 ch 3, turn; dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp, *ch 1, 2 dc in ch-3 sp, dc in next 13 dc, 2 dc in next ch-3 sp and repeat from *, dc in last 7 dc

Row 12 ch 3, turn; 8 dc, *dc in every dc and ch-1 sp* across.