Crochet Donna's (Pineapple Stitch) Phone Cozy #6 Free Pattern
Table of Contents:
- Required Skill
- Materials and Tools
- Photo Gallery: Donna's Phone Cozies (Links to Free Patterns)
- Photo Gallery: Pineapple Stitch Projects (Links to Free Patterns)
- Special Stitch: Pineapple Stitch (Link to Photo Tutorial)
- Written Pattern
- Chart Pattern
Mom saw the baby booties I made for Haile and was amazed with the stitch I used (pineapple stitch). She used to crochet as well in her younger years, mostly filet crochet and doilies since that was what's popular in her days.
So I thought of making her a phone cozy using this same stitch pattern.
I think she likes it because she keeps using it, unlike the other stuff I made for her which she only used once. I felt gratified that I actually made something for her that she can use on a daily basis.
This phone cozy is not for my sister Donna but I thought it's a good idea to put all my phone cozy patterns under her name because she got me into this frenzy in the first place. Now I want to make phone cozies for all my family and friends!
Donna's Phone Cozies!Click thumbnail to view full-size
Pineapple Stitch ProjectsClick thumbnail to view full-size
- Ch, sc, sl st
- Working on both sides of the foundation chain
- Working pineapple stitches in a spiral
- Length: 4 3/4 inches
- Width: 2 3/8 inches
- Gauge: 6 sts and 8 rounds per inch
Materials and Tools
- Size 8 mercerized crochet cotton
- 1.65 mm steel hook
- Tapestry needle
Special Stitch: Pineapple Stitch
The pineapple stitch (abbreviated as ps) is a vintage stitch that imitates the texture of pineapples, thus the name. This stitches looks like inverted hearts piled over each other on the right side. The wrong side presents a wonderful bulky texture that reminds me of stacked clam shells.
I've taken it upon myself to promote this stitch because I have not seen any modern pattern using it. What a waste!
The foundation chain of this phone cozy is 1.5 in only, 1 inch less than its intended width because I wanted the bottom to be flat.
How did I do that? The pineapple stitches that were crocheted on top of the first round of sc's were made without skipping. (Normally, there is a skipped stitch underneath the leg loops.) This doubles the circumference of the bottom round making it flat.
- Ch - chain
- Sc - single crochet
- Sl st - slip stitch
- Ps - pineapple stitch
This pattern is intended for a Nokia X1.
Foundation Chain: Ch 15.
Round 1: 13 sc beginning in the second ch from hook, 2 sc in the last ch. Begin work in the other side of the foundation chain. 13 sc, DO NOT TURN.
Stitch Count: 28 sc
Note: Round 2 is where we work the first round of ps. Usually, ps is worked with a skipped stitch under the leg loops but for this pattern, there is none.
Round 2: 28 ps, DO NOT TURN
Expanded Instruction: Insert hook in first sc of previous round, draw a loop through, insert hook in next sc, draw a loop through, y o, draw through all three loops on hook, ch 1 - first ps made. (Insert hook in same sc, draw a loop through, insert hook in next sc, draw a loop through, y o, draw through all three loops on hook, ch 1 - another ps made.) 27x. DO NOT TURN.
Note: The succeeding rounds are worked continuously in a spiral.
Round 3: 28 ps, DO NOT TURN.
Expanded Instruction: Insert hook in top loop of first ps from previous round, draw a loop through, insert hook in next top loop, draw a loop through, y o, draw through all three loops on hook, ch 1. (Insert hook in same top loop, draw a loop through, insert hook in next top loop, draw a loop through, y o, draw through all 3 loops on hook, ch 1.) 27x. DO NOT TURN.
Round 4 - 39: 28 ps, DO NOT TURN.
Round 40: (Sl st in top loop) 28x.