Knitted Pineapple Doily

To make this attractive doily, use a pair of number 2 standard knitting needles and number 10 weight crochet thread; doily will measure about 18 inches in diameter. For a smaller doily, finer thread may be used.

This doily is made with 8 wedges. The pattern is for 1 wedge.

Abbreviations: Sts (stitches); sl (slip); ; (purl); k (knit); O (yarn over); tog (together); to make an eyelet - k 2 tog, O twice, k 2 tog.

Pattern: Cast on 60 sts.

Row 1: Sl 1, p 49, edge (p 10). The sts for edge will always be in parentheses at beginning or end of row.

Row 2: (K 2, O, k 1, O, k 2, k 2 tog, O, k3) - edge sts, k 48, leave 2 sts on needle, turn.

Row 3: K 19, k 3 tog, O 3 times, p 25, (k 1, k 2 tog, O, k 2, p 7).

Row 4: (K 3, O, k 1, O, k 3, k 2 tog, O, k 3), k 47, leave 4 sts on needle, turn.

Row 5: K 21, p 26, (k 1, k 2 tog, O, k 2, p 9).

Row 6: (K 4, O, k 1, O, k 4, k 2 tog, O, k 3), k 45, leave 6 sts.

Row 7: K 15, k 2 tog, O, k 3, O twice, k 3 tog, p 22, (k 1, k 2 tog, O, k 2, p 11).

Row 8: (K 2 tog, k 7, k 2 tog, O, k 2 tog, O, k 3), k 43, leave 8 sts.

Row 9: K 15, O, k 2 tog, k 4, O twice, k 3 tog, p 19, (k 1, k 2 tog, O, k 2, p 1, p 2 tog, p 5, p 2 tog.

Row 10: (K 2 tog, k 3, k 2 tog, O, k 1, O, k 2 tog, O, k 3), k 41, leave 10 sts.

Row 11: K 14, (O, k 2 tog) twice, k 4, O twice, k 3 tog, p 16, K1, k 2 tog, O, k 2, p 3, p 2 tog, p 1, p 2 tog).

Row 12: (K 3 tog, O, k 3, k 2 tog, O, k 3), k 39, leave 12 sts.

Row 13: K 13, (O, k 2 tog) 3 times, k 4, O twice, k 3 tog, p 13, (k 1, k 2 tog, O, k 2, p 5).

Row 14: Beginning in this row thw edge sts ONLY are repeated from row 2 through row 13 and the row of edge sts to be repeated will be in parentheses: (Row 2), k 37, leave 14 sts.

Row 15: K 12, (O, k 2 tog) 4 times, k 4, O twice, k 3 tog, p 10, (row 3).

Row 16: (Row 4), k 35, leave 16 sts.

Row 17: K 11, (O, k 2 tog) 5 times, k 4, O twice, k 3 tog, p 7, (row 5).

Row 18: (Row 6), k 33, leave 18 sts.

Row 19: K 10, (O, k 2 tog) 6 times, k 4, O twice, K 3 tog, p 4, (row 7).

Row 20: (Row 8), k 31, leave 20 sts.

Row 21: K 9, (O, k 2 tog) 7 times, k 4, O twice, k 3 tog, p 3, (row 9)

Row 22: (Row 10), k 30, leave 21 sts.

Row 23: K 6, (k 2 tog, O) 6 times, O twice, k 3 tog, p 6, (row 11).

Row 24: (Row 12), k 32, leave 19 sts.

Row 25: K 7, (k 2 tog, O) five times, O twice, k 3 tog, p 6, (row 13).

Row 26: (Row 2), k 34, leave 17 sts.

Row 27: K 8, (k 2 tog, O) 4 times, O twice, k 3 tog, p 9, (row 3).

Row 28: (Row 4), k 36, leave 15 sts.

Row 29: K 9, (k 2 tog, O) 3 times, k 6, O twice, k 3 tog, p 12, (row 3).

Row 30: (Row 6), k 38, leave 13 sts.

Row 31: K 10, (k 2 tog, O) twice, k 6, O twice, k 3 tog, p 15, (row 7).

Row 32: (Row 8), k 40, leave 11 sts.

Row 33: K 11, k 2 tog, O, k 6, O twice, k 3 tog, p 18, (row 9).

Row 34: (Row 10), k 42, leave 9 sts.

Row 35: K 12, k 2 tog, O, k 2, k 2 tog, O twice, k 3 tog, p 21, (row 11).

Row 36: (Row 12), k 43, leave 7 sts.

Row 37: K 17, k 2 tog, p 24, (row 13).

Row 38: (Row 2), k 44, leave 5 sts.

Row 39: K 17, O 3 times, k 3 tog, p 24, (row 3).

Row 40: (row 4), k 48, leave 2 sts.

Row 41: P48, (row 5).

Row 42: (Row 6), k 4, turn.

Row 43: P 4, (row 7).

Row 44: (Row 8), k 7, turn.

Row 45: P7, (row 9).

Row 46: (Row 10), k 10, turn.

Row 47: P 3, (k 2 tog, O twice, k 2 tog) an eyelet, p 3, (row 11).

Row 48: (Row 12), k 12, turn.

Row 49: P 3, (eyelet) twice, p 1, (row 13).

Row 50: (Row 2), k 14, turn.

Row 51: P 7, eyelet, p 3, (row 3).

Row 52: (Row 4), k 16, turn.

Row 53: P 7, (eyelet) twice, p 1, (row 5).

Row 54: (Row 6), k 18, turn.

Row 55: P 11, eyelet, p 3, (row 7).

Row 56: (Row 8), k 20, turn.

Row 57: P 20, (row 9).

Row 58: (Row 10), k 22, turn.

Row 59: P 22, (row 11).

Row 60: (Row 12), k 24, turn.

Row 61: P 24, (row 13).

Row 62: (Row 2), k 50.

Row 63: K 21, k 3 tog, O 3 times, k 1, p 25, (row 3).

This completes one wedge. Repeat rows 4 through 63 until you have 8 wedges - the 8th wedge is worked only through row 61, then to bind off, p loosely. Whip last row to first row.

Originally published in The Workbasket: Home and Needlecraft for Pleasure and Profit, September 1952, Volume 17, Number 12.


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Myfanwy 3 years ago from Tennessee, USA Author

Cool! Please let me know how it turns out!! :D


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faythef 3 years ago from USA

This one will be a new project for me totry..I have made crochet doiley , but have never knitted one,.

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