20 Free Crochet Pineapple Patterns

Vintage and Contemporary Patterns for Classic Pineapple Crochet

Pineapples are popular crochet designs; you'll find pineapples adorning all kinds of crochet projects, including shawls, doilies and more. In fact, there is an entire stitch pattern called the crochet pineapple, which shows a classic way to create a motif that looks just like a pineapple. This motif can be repeated and combined with other stitches to create all of the different items described above (and more). Of course, there are also many variations on this same classic design, and you...MORE can create an endless array of items. If you were a fashion designer, you could certainly design an entire runway collection around just the pineapple motif. Want to get your hands working on it? Here are 20 free crochet pineapple patterns to get you going.

This article has been edited and updated by Kathryn Vercillo.

  • 01 of 20
    How to Crochet the Pineapple Motif
    How to Crochet the Pineapple Motif. Kathryn Vercillo

    This is a step-by-step photo tutorial (with written instructions, of course) for how to crochet a classic pineapple motif. There are different ways of doing it, but this one is widely accepted as a common design, and it can be easily altered once you've gotten the hang of it.

    This pattern is simply for the motif itself. A single motif can be used as an appliqué, worked large into a doily or combined with others to make bunting.

  • 02 of 20
    Pineapple Swimsuit Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Swimsuit Free Crochet Pattern. Snugs Montreal

    Snugs Montreal published this crochet pattern on her blog I Am A Crazy Yarn Lady. It's a pattern where the crochet pineapple is really the star, centered right at the midriff of the monokini. The rest of the swimsuit is worked with other basic crochet stitches.

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    Pineapple Crochet Bandana Free Pattern
    Pineapple Crochet Bandana Free Pattern. Tamara Kelly, Moogly

    Tamara of Moogly brings us a variation on the pineapple motif. It is a smaller version and it's worked with luscious superwash merino DK weight yarn. It shows how to work the motif in a triangle shape; the item can be used as a bandana or a triangle cowl.

  • 04 of 20
    Tweedy Pineapples Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
    Tweedy Pineapples Scarf Free Crochet Pattern. Marie Segares, Underground Crafter

    Marie of Underground Crafter loves working with crochet pineapples and offers several free patterns on her blog that reflect this. This one is a simple crochet scarf pattern with a repeating pineapple motif. What elevates it to the next level is that it's a double-stranded pattern so you easily get a tweed effect without any extra work.

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  • 05 of 20
    Pineapple Crochet Shawl Free Pattern
    Pineapple Crochet Shawl Free Pattern. Justyna Kacprzak

    Justyna of Cute and Kaboodle shares this shawl crochet pattern through Ravelry. It is a terrific example of a classic crochet shawl implementing the traditional pineapple motif. If you want to learn how pineapples have been worked into shawls from the beginning days of crochet then this is a great pattern to practice with. It's a contemporary version of a vintage classic.

  • 06 of 20
    Pineapple Crochet Shawl Free Pattern
    Pineapple Crochet Shawl Free Pattern. Douglas Hill

    In Justyna's crochet shawl, the pineapples are just around the edge of the shawl. In this shawl by Douglas Hill (called The Strawberry Fields Forever Shawl) the pineapple motif is repeated throughout. This, combined with the amazing multicolor yarn that was used here, gives an entirely different style edge.

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    Pineapple Towel Topper Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Towel Topper Free Crochet Pattern. Heather Holland

    This is another Ravelry crochet pattern where the pineapple motif is the key to the design. This is also a really quick crochet pattern, which you can work up quickly in batches - perfect for gift giving at holiday time. This shows how a little bit of crochet can elevate an every day object like a dish towel to something truly special.

  • 08 of 20
    Pineapple Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Scarf Free Crochet Pattern. My Little City Girl

    This crochet scarf gives you pineapple upon pineapple. You'll really get the pineapple feel if you use the same golden color pictured here but of course you could alter the design with your own unique yarn choice. This pattern has the addition of a bit of novelty yarn to show you how to add some frilly texture to the motif-based simple scarf.

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  • 09 of 20
    Pineapple Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern. Peggy Grand

    Crochet pineapples aren't limited to just accessories you can make great wearable pineapple crochet, too. We see a terrific example with this free Ravelry crochet pattern by Peggy Grand, which she has titled "Ariane". The pattern is available in both English and French. The pineapples give vertical length to the piece.

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    Pineapple Doily Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Doily Free Crochet Pattern. Happyghan

    We can't talk about pineapple crochet without talking about doilies. Pineapples are a truly classic motif used throughout history in lace doily making. One reason for this is because the pineapple is a motif associated with hospitality and doilies are designed to make your guests feel welcome in your beautiful home. This free crochet pattern by Happyghan is a great example of the pineapple motif repeated in the round for a pretty doily.

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    Thread Crochet Pineapple Doily Free Pattern
    Thread Crochet Pineapple Doily Free Pattern. Cille Heckenbach

    This pattern, named Blue Pineapples by the designer, is a thread crochet doily pattern featuring a single round of pineapples. These beautiful pineapples are encased in other terrific stitches including the shell stitch and the picot. Together they become a fabulous piece to show off in any home. 

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    Pineapple Top Crochet Bag Free Pattern
    Pineapple Top Crochet Bag Free Pattern. Crochetology by Fatima

    A small crochet bag can be used instead of gift wrapping to give a personal touch to any present you may be giving. The pineapple top on this free crochet bag pattern makes the gift even more special. It is a unique special item that you will want to make again and again.

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    Pineapple Crochet Circle Cardigan Free Pattern
    Pineapple Crochet Circle Cardigan Free Pattern. Heidi's Crochet Scrapbook

    The crochet designer for this beautiful pineapple cardi was inspired by a vintage tablecloth design. She took the inspiration, changed the yarn and ran with it. We see the beautiful nod to the vintage design in the circular pineapples on the back but the shape of the finished piece is perfectly in style today.

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    Pineapple Crochet Kerchief Free Pattern
    Pineapple Crochet Kerchief Free Pattern. 365 Crochet

    A beautiful crochet head wrap can be the perfect simple accessory to top off your outfit during the warmer months of the year. The pineapple motif is a great design for a head wrap as we see here.

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    Pineapple Crochet Butterfly Free Pattern
    Pineapple Crochet Butterfly Free Pattern. Maria Merlino

    One of the most interesting things about the pineapple crochet motif is that it can be used as the body of many other items. In this case, we see how four pineapples become the wings of a beautiful thread crochet butterfly. Head to Examiner where Maria has posted this free pattern to get practicing!

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    Pineapple Necklace Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Necklace Free Crochet Pattern. Kayla K's Thrifty Ways

    A simple crochet pattern could even be an accessory all on its own. The pattern explains how to work the crochet into a necklace chain, which might offer a good opportunity for you to learn something new in a simple project if you haven't ever done this before. It also provides great instructions for the pineapple itself.

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    Pineapple Crochet Bookmark Free Pattern
    Pineapple Crochet Bookmark Free Pattern. Stella's Many Twisted Stitches and Winding Roads

    Add a chain to an individual crochet pineapple and you have a great crochet bookmark. Give one of these to everyone that you gift a book to (and make some for yourself as well!) This crochet bookmark is made in thread. What would happen if you crocheted it in a bulkier yarn? It might make a great hanging wall ornament! This pattern is from Stella's Many Twisted Stitches and Winding Roads.

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    Pineapple Square Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Square Free Crochet Pattern. The Left Side of Crochet

    What if you like the pineapple motif but you want to work in squares - to make something like a blanket? No problem; there are plenty of crochet squares that incorporate the classic design. This one, designed by The Left Side of Crochet, uses four pineapples to create a star in the center of a square. She calls it the "Pineapple Blossom" square, which hints at how it looks a bit like a flower as well. If you're looking for a flora, flirty, feminine design inside of a square, one that...MORE makes use of the historic motif of the pineapple, this pattern is a good selection.

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    Pineapple Stole Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Stole Free Crochet Pattern. Serendip

    This crochet pattern is called the "feather stole" because the lightweight yarn combined with a very small variation of the pineapple motif creates a design that looks a lot like feathers. It's a great crochet project, versatile enough to be used as a narrow shawl or as a scarf. Additionally the designer provides information about altering the size. There is a crochet pattern chart along with the written instructions for this free stole pattern.

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    Pineapple Doily Shawl Free Crochet Pattern
    Pineapple Doily Shawl Free Crochet Pattern. Laura Garsten

    Finally, we have a pattern from Little Laura's Yarn Things that embraces several elements of these other patterns. It is, of course, a pineapple crochet pattern utilizing a repeating version of the classic motif. It is also a doily-inspired pattern, with the semi-circular design adapted from that classic doily. And moreover it is a shawl pattern. Make it larger and it could be a great pineapple doily cape; make it miniature and it would be a great necklace or collar.