Knit Pineapple Afghan



This pineapple-inspired design, the symbol of hospitality and belonging, makes an attractive addition to any home and a very special heirloom.

Approximate finished size: 48 by 53.

Materials:

  1. 35 ozs. 4-ply worsted-weight yarn
  2. Size 5 and 7, 24 circular needles or size to obtain gauge
  3. 1 double point needle (dpn)
Gauge:

Pattern stitches on larger needle: 5 stitches = 1
To save time, take time to check gauge.

Seed Stitch (st): Worked on an uneven number of stitches (sts).
Row 1: * Knit (k)1, purl (p)1; repeat from *, end k1.
Repeat Row 1 for Seed St. Note: You will always work a k over a p and a p over a k.

Diamond Stitch Panel: Worked on 11 sts.

Pineapple Pattern: Worked on 32 sts.

Note: A circular needle is used because there are so many stitches to hold on the needle. Work back and forth as if working with two needles.

Afghan: With smaller needle, cast on 219 sts. Work Seed St for 2.



Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of these instructions. We cannot be responsible, however, for variances in individual techniques, human errors or typographical mistakes.

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