PINEAPPLE CONTAINER

A stiff crochet container.

The finished piece can be stretched and formed as you see fit.

approx. size:
6" long
3" wide
1" tall

 

MATERIALS

w Habu Textiles . 1 ball Fique

w crochet hook H (5mm)

gauge: 3.5sts = 1"

abbreviations:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
beg = beginning

INSTRUCTIONS

make bottom of container
-
ch 11, work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch to beg
-ch 1, turn, work 1 sc in each, 1 sc in turning ch (10 sc including turning ch)
-work 21 more rows of sc

start making the sides of the container
-(FIRST CORNER) ch 1 and rotate piece to the right so that you can now work along the long edge,
work 1 sc in each end stitch (work into only one loop so that the sides "stand up") (22 sc)
-ch 1, rotate piece and work 1 sc in each stitch along short edge (10 sc)
-ch 1, rotate piece and work 1 sc in each end stitch (22 sc)
-ch 1, rotate piece and work 1 sc in each stitch along short edge (10 sc)

-work a few more rounds of sc around, as high as you want your container to be tall,
make sure to turn at the FIRST CORNER after finishing a round, this will keep your crochet vertical,
also make sure to ch 1 at every corner.

-you still have plenty of Fique yarn leftover to crochet something else!

copyright 2006 - kpixie

may be distributed freely for personal use only.  
cannot be reprinted on the web or otherwise without permission