I made this pendant from thrifted materials during an episode of The Walking Dead. Surely you have a small amount of crochet thread and an old jewelry chain somewhere… Let’s get started!
Pineapple Pendant Crocheted Necklace
Supplies: Varigated crochet cotton, size 7 steel crochet hook, thrifted jewelry chain
Gauge: Finished pendant measures 3 1/4″ across
Row 1: Working into jewelry chain, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc), shell made, (ch 5, sc into chain) 2 times, ch 5, work shell into chain. Turn.
Row 2: (Sl st into 2 dc and ch-2 space. Ch 3. Dc, ch 2, 2 dc into same sp.) Beginning shell made. Ch 5. Sk ch-5 space. 13 trc in next ch-5 sp. Ch 5, sk next ch-5 space. Work shell in ch-2 space. Turn.
Row 3: Work beginning shell. Ch 5, sk next ch 5 space. Sc between next 2 trc. *Ch 3, sc between next 2 trc* to last trc. Ch 5, sk next ch 5 space, work shell over shell. Turn.
Row 4: Work beginning shell in shell. Ch 5. Sk ch-5 space. Sc in ch-3 space. *Ch 3, sc in next ch-3 space* across to last ch-3 space. Ch 5, sk ch-5 space, work shell in shell.
Repeat Row 4 until only 1 ch-3 space remains.
Next Row: Work beginning shell in shell. Ch 5. Sk ch-5 space. Sc in ch-3 space. Ch 5, sk ch-5 space, work shell in shell.
Final Row: Work beginning shell in shell, work shell in shell.
Tie off and weave in threads. Starch to your liking.
… and just like that, you have a new piece of jewelry to wear tomorrow! Don’t tell anyone how easy this was or you will be making gifts forever.