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Pineapple Snowflake Suncatcher

Imagine a stunning winter-themed decoration that combines the tropical vibes of a pineapple with the delicate beauty of a snowflake. The Pineapple Snowflake Suncatcher is a unique and eye-catching piece that will add a touch of whimsy to any space. This suncatcher features a pineapple-shaped center surrounded by intricate snowflake designs, creating a harmonious blend of summer and winter elements. Hang it in a sunny window to catch the light and watch as it creates a dazzling display of colors and patterns in the room. This handcrafted suncatcher is made with care and attention to detail, ensuring that each piece is unique and of the highest quality. Whether you're a fan of pineapples, snowflakes, or just love beautiful and unique decorations, the Pineapple Snowflake Suncatcher is sure to delight and inspire all who see it.

Skill: Easy

Size: About 11″ round

Materials:

  • Size 10 Crochet Thread (Knit-Cro-Sheen): White – 75 yards; Brass Ring – 11″ round; Large Sewing Needle; ¼” wide Satin Ribbon – Peach, 8″ long; Ribbon Rose – Peach; Hot Glue.
  • Note: Since Cotton stretches over time it’s a good idea to make sure your piece is a tight fit when sewing it onto the ring. You may want to increase the ring size for a tighter fit depending on the size of your piece.
  • Crochet Hook: Steel size 7 (1.65 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.


Gauge: Rnd 1 = 1¾”


Special Stitches

Cluster Stitch (cl-st): Keeping last lp of each st on hook, work 3 tr or 5 tr in st or sp indicated, yo and draw through all lps on hook.


SUNCATCHER
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, ch 6, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 4, keeping last lp of ea st on hook work 4 tr in ring, yo, draw through all lps on hook (beg cluster made), ch 7, (5 tr cl-st in ring, ch 7) 5 times; join with sl st to top of beg cl-st. (6 cl-sts)
DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, hdc, 7dc, hdc, sc) in next ch-7 sp around; join with sl st to first sc. (6 Shells)
Rnd 3: Ch 8 (counts as first dc and ch 5), dc in same st as joining, ch 5, sc in center dc of next shell, * ch 5, (dc, ch 5, dc) in sp between next 2 shells, ch 5, sc in center dc of next shell; rep from * around; ending with ch 2, dc in first dc (this join brings thread in position for next Rnd). (12 dc, 6 sc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same sp as joining, ch 3, (dc, ch 1) 7 times in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp, * ch 5, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 1) 7 times in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in next ch-5 sp; rep from * around, ending with ch 2, dc to first sc. (42 dc, 12 sc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same sp as joining, ch 3, (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, ch 2, (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, ch 2, * sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 3, (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, ch 2, (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times, ch 2, rep from * around, join with sl st to first sc. (36 Clusters)

Rnd 6: Ch 9 (counts as first tr and ch 5), ** (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 2) twice, (3 tr cl-st, ch 5, 3 tr cl-st) in ch-3 sp, (ch 2, 3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp) twice,** ch 5, * tr in next sc, ch 5, (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 2) twice, (3 tr cl-st, ch 5, 3 tr cl-st) in ch-3 sp, (ch 2, 3 tr cl-st in ch-1 sp) twice, ch 5, rep from * around, join with sl st to first tr. (36 Clusters)
Rnd 7: Ch 9 (counts as first tr and ch 5), tr in same ch as joining, ch 3, (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 2) twice, (3 tr cl-st, ch 5, 3 tr cl-st) in ch-3 sp, (ch 2, 3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp) twice, ch 3, * (tr, ch 5, tr) in next tr, ch 3, (3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp, ch 2) twice, (3 tr cl-st, ch 5, 3 tr cl-st) in ch-3 sp, (ch 2, 3 tr cl-st in next ch-1 sp) twice, ch 3, rep from * around, join with sl st to first tr. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing
- Using Needle and Crochet Thread, stretch and sew points to Brass ring.
- Tie a 2½” Bow and glue to center of Suncatcher.
- Glue Rose over center of Bow.

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