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Pineapples for Everyone Shawl

By Marie Segares
Photos: Matthew Champagne Model: Marie Segares

Difficulty: Intermediate I love the pineapple motif. During the holiday season, I like to make customized versions of the same design for several people on my gift list. It makes it easier for me to remember the pattern but I can also create something special and unique for everyone. Pineapples for Everyone is a shawl recipe that allows you to create a customized shawl for several girls and ladies on your holiday list. The length is easily adjusted by increasing the number of repeats. The design works equally well in a lightweight yarn or in a bulky yarn. For the sample, I used an eco-friendly thick and thin yarn to add some texture while making a great gift for an environmentally conscious friend.

Size: Adjustable Finished Size: Shawlette in the photos is 45! x 24! Materials: Galler Yarns Inca Eco [100% organic cotton; 140 yd/128 m per 100 g skein]; color: Lavender; 3 skeins J/10 (6.00 mm) hook Yarn needle Stitch marker or scrap yarn (optional) Gauge: 5 rows = 4! in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Special Stitches Dc3tog = double crochet 3 together (decrease) = *Yo, insert hook in next st, yo and draw up a loop, yo and pull through first 2 loops on hook.* Repeat from * to * twice. Yo and pull through 4 remaining loops on hook. Shell = (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc). Note: Never stitch in dc of the previous shell. Each shell is worked into ch-3 sp of previous shell.

Directions Ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch. Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout). Ch 1, make 3 dc in ring, ch 3, make 3 dc in ring, ch 1, dc in ring. Row 2: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 1, make 3 dc in ch-1 sp, ch 1.* Sk 3 dc, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc. Repeat

from * to * once. Dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Optional: Attach stitch marker or scrap yarn to ch-3 sp on shell. Move marker up each row to mark shell. Row 3: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3.* Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 4: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dcs, ch 3.* Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 5: Turn. Ch 3. * Ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 5 times, dc in next dc, ch 3.* Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 6: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 2) 5 times, dc in next dc, ch 3.* Ch 2, sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell., ch 2. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 7: Turn. Ch 3. * Ch 5, (3 dc in next ch-2 sp) 5 times, ch 5.* Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 8: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 3, 3 dc in ch-5 sp, ch 3, (dc3tog in next 3 dc, ch 4) 4 times, dc3tog in next 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in ch-5 sp, ch 3.* Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * once. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 9: Turn. Ch3. *Ch 3. In next group of 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc). Ch 3.** Sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 2. (Sc in next ch-4 sp between dc3tog, ch 2) 4 times, sc in next ch-3 sp.* Repeat from * to * across to shell, ending last repeat at ** before shell. Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * across to end, ending last repeat at ** before last st. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 10: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 3, dc in ea of next two dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in each of next two dc, ch 3.** (Sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) 4 times, sc in next ch-2 sp.* Repeat from * to * across to shell, ending last repeat at ** before shell. Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * across to end, ending last repeat at ** before last st. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 11: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 5 times, dc in next dc, ch 3.** (Sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) 3 times, sc in next ch-2 sp.* Repeat from * to * across to shell, ending last repeat at ** before shell. Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * across to end, ending last repeat at ** before last st. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 12: Turn. Ch 3. *Ch 3, (dc in next dc, ch 2) 5 times, dc in next dc, ch 3.** (Sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 2) twice. Sc in next ch-2 sp.* Repeat from * to * across to shell, ending last repeat at ** before shell. Sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell. Repeat from * to * across to end, ending last repeat at ** before last st. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 13: Turn. Ch 5. *Ch 3, (3 dc in next ch-2 sp between dcs) 5 times, ch 3.** Sc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, sc in ch-2 sp.* Repeat from * to * across to shell, ending last repeat at **

before shell. Ch 2, sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell, ch 2. Repeat from * to * across to end, ending last repeat at ** before last st. Ch 2. Dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Row 14: Turn. Ch 6. +3 dc in ch-5 sp.+ *Ch 3, (dc3tog in next 3 dc, ch 4) 4 times, dc3tog in next 3 dc, ch 3.** 3 dc in ch-2 sp between 2 sc.* Repeat from * to * across to shell, ending last repeat at ** before shell. Repeat from + to + once. Ch 3, sk 3 dc of previous shell, shell in ch-3 sp, sk 3 dc of previous shell, ch 3. Repeat from + to + once. Repeat from * to * across to end, ending last repeat at ** before last dc (t-ch). Repeat from + to + once. Ch 3, dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Repeat Rows 9-14 until desired length is reached, ending on Row 12. Edging Row 1: Turn to work along long straight edge of shawl. Ch 1. 2 sc in each t-ch and ch-3 sp across to shell. Sc in center of first shell. 2 sc in each t-ch and ch-3 sp across to end. Fasten off. Finishing With yarn needle, weave in ends. Spray block if necessary to open up pineapples. About the Designer Marie Segares, proprietress of Underground Crafter, has been crocheting for over 27 years. She recently picked up knitting after fearing it since childhood and is now happily bi-craftual. Marie teaches crochet and knit lessons in New York City and at regional fiber events. Her designs have been published in KnitCircus, Crochet World, and Inside Crochet. She blogs regularly at the Underground Crafter Blog. For pattern support, contact Marie at marie@undergroundcrafter.com. Pattern & images Marie Segares. All rights reserved.
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