Pineapple Stitch

To date, I still wonder why is it called the Pineapple Stitch, looks more like a strawberry to me. 😂

Abbreviations

CHChain
DCDouble Crochet
DTRDouble Treble Crochet
HDCHalf Double Crochet
SCSingle Crochet
SDCStanding Double Crochet
YOYarn Over
*A* × BRepeat “A” for a number of B times
( X )Work all of “X” in ONE stitch
{ }Notes

SHELL

  • (2 DC, CH 1, 2 DC) in a stitch
  • Turn after each row.
  • May work CH 3 in place of SDC

Multiples

  • CH 23 (+2)

Base

1

  • SC in 2nd CH from hook and across

2

  • SDC, 4 DC in first stitch,
  • Repeat: *CH 1, skip 4, SC, CH 3, skip 3, SC, CH 4, skip 4, SC, CH 3, skip 3, SC, CH 1, skip 4, (9 DC)*
  • For the last set, (5 DC) in last stitch

Pattern repeat

1

  • SDC, *CH 1, DC* × 4
  • *CH 1, skip 1 SC, Shell in next 2 SC, skip the SC, (CH 1, DC) in each of the 9 DCs*
    {*CH 1, shell in shell × 2, (CH 1, DC) × 9*  for subsequent repeats}
  • For the last set, (CH 1, DC) in last 5 stitches

2

  • *CH 3, SC in CH-1 space* × 4
  • Repeat: *CH 3, 2 DC in first shell, CH 1, 2 DC in next shell,
    (CH 3, SC in CH-1 space) × 8*
  • For the last set, (CH 3, SC in CH-1 space) in last 4 spaces, CH 1, HDC in last stitch

3

  • CH 1, SC in first space, (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 3
  • Repeat: *CH 3, Shell in the CH-1 between the two 2DCs,
    (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 7*
  • For the last set, (CH 3, SC) in last 4 spaces

4

  • (CH 3, SC in CH-1 space) × 3
  • Repeat: *CH 3, Shell in shell, (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 6*
  • For the last set, (CH 3, SC) in last 3 spaces, CH 1, HDC in last stitch

5

  • CH 1, SC in first space, (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 2
  • Repeat: *CH 3, (2 DC, CH 1, 2 DC, CH 1, 2 DC) in shell,
    (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 5*
  • For the last set, (CH 3, SC) in last 3 spaces

6

  • (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 2
  • Repeat: *CH 3, Shell in CH-1 space, CH 1, Shell in next CH-1 space,
    (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 4*
  • For the last set, (CH 3, SC) in last 2 spaces, CH 1, HDC in last stitch

7

  • CH 1, SC in first space, CH 3, SC in CH-3 space
  • Repeat: *CH 3, Shell in each of next 3 CH-1, (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 3*
  • For the last set, (CH 3, SC) in last 2 spaces

8

  • *CH 3, SC in 1st space
  • Repeat: *CH 3, Shell in shell, (CH 2, Shell in shell) × 2,
    (CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 2*
  • For the last set, (CH 3, SC) in last space, CH 1, HDC in last stitch

9

  • CH 1, SC in first space,
  • Repeat: *CH 3, Shell in first shell, CH 2, 9 DC in 2nd shell, CH 2, Shell in last shell, CH 3, SC in CH-3 space*
  • For the last set, CH 3, SC in last CH-3 space

10

  • CH 5,
  • Repeat: *Shell in shell, (CH 1, DC) in each of the 9 DCs, CH 1, Shell in next shell*
  • For the last set, DTR in last stitch

11

  • SDC,
  • Repeat: * 2 DC in shell, (CH 3, SC in CH-1 space) × 8, CH 3, 2 DC in shell , CH 1*
  • For the last set, DC in top of CH-5

12

  • SDC, 2 DC in first stitch
  • Repeat: *(CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 7, CH 3, Shell between the two 2DCs*
  • For the last set, CH 3, 3 DC in top of CH-3

13

  • SDC, 2 DC in first stitch
  • Repeat: *(CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 6, CH 3, Shell in shell*
  • For the last set, CH 3, 3 DC in top of CH-3

14

  • SDC, (DC, CH 1, 2 DC) in first stitch
  • Repeat: *(CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 5, CH 3,
    (2 DC, CH 1, 2 DC, CH 1, 2 DC) in shell*
  • For the last set, CH 3, Shell in top of CH-3

15

  • SDC, shell in first shell
  • Repeat: *(CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 4, CH 3,
    Shell in first CH-1, CH 1, Shell in next CH-1*
  • For the last set, CH 3, Shell in last shell, DC in top of CH-3

16

  • SDC, 2 DC in first stitch, Shell in shell,
  • Repeat: *(CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 3, CH 3, Shell in next 3 CH-1 spaces*
  • For the last set, CH 3, Shell in last shell, 3 DC in top of CH-3

17

  • SDC, 2 DC in first stitch, CH 2, Shell in shell,
  • Repeat: *(CH 3, SC in CH-3 space) × 2, CH 3,
    Shell in first shell, (CH 2, Shell in next shell) × 2*
  • For the last set, CH 3, Shell in last shell, CH 2,  3 DC in top of CH-3

18

  • SDC, 4 DC in first stitch,
  • Repeat: *CH 2, shell in shell, CH 3, SC in CH-3 space,
    CH 3,  Shell in first shell, CH 2, (9 DC) in second shell,*
  • For the last set, CH 3, Shell in last shell, CH 2, 5 DC in top of CH-3

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