I designed this crochet swan for my daughter’s wedding (21 years ago) using it as a table decoration. The body held a parcel of sugar almond sweets wrapped in tulle and a small thank you card. Here is how to crochet this swan. The neck and head were crocheted in single crochet making a tube, increasing [...] Similar How to Crochet News:
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Crochet Swan Decoration and Pineapple Pattern

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crochet swan from the side

I designed this crochet swan for my daughter’s wedding (21 years ago) using it as a table decoration. The body held a parcel of sugar almond sweets wrapped in tulle and a small thank you card.

Here is how to crochet this swan. The neck and head were crocheted in single crochet making a tube, increasing for the head and then decreasing the stitches and changing to yellow for the beak. I stuffed the head with cotton wool on completion.

crochet swan

I crocheted a motif using the pineapple pattern (not pineapple stitch) using chain, single crochet, double crochet and trebles stitches for the wings and body. The motif for the swan body has 3 crochet pineapple shapes (patterns): 1 for the bottom and 2 for the sides.

crochet swan from the top

I stitched part of the 2 side motifs to the neck forming the wings and the middle one formed the base of the body. The swans were stiffened with sugar starch pulling the swans into shape as they dried. It was rewarding to see the final product and this sample is one of the original.

Here is a photo of a butterfly crochet in pineapple pattern on the edge of a cloth. You can see how the pineapple pattern shape looks like.

crochet butterfly

And a bit closer.

part of the butterfly

I found this crochet table cloth in my kist. This is another example of the crochet pineapple pattern but using popcorn stitch.

crochet table cloth

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17 Comments

1

WOW!!! It must have been a beautiful wedding with such a gorgeous swans decorations!!! Now I know the difference between pineapple stitch and pineapple design!

2

I live crochet, have a few students in m family, but also forgot some stiches, , like loops that makes its look like is fuzzie hat or coat, can u help? like to do the swam & butterfly…

3

hey, I like the swan, could you explain how did you do it??? where can I find the pineapple pattern???

4

I’m looking for a swan like this, for my brothers wedding. Can you sent me the pattern, or explain how to do it.thanks

5

This website did not include instructions for the pineapple swan you made when I clicked on the instructions, could you please send it to my web address? It’s beautiful and I love it! The address is connellywilliam@ymail.com

6

LOVE THE SWAN DO YOU HAVE THE PATTERN –WHERE CAN i GET IT…THANK YOU

7

I AM LOOKING FOR SWAN PATTERN I LIKE IT COULD YOU PLEASE EXPLAIN HOW DID YOU DO IT THANK YOU

8

Please please send me the patterns for the butterfly and swan. I love them

9

This is such a cute little swan Is it for sale I have looked for a pattern for a long time and this is perfect! Thank You so much for sharing

10

hi, just came across your website today. this is really nice and amazing to see. i really want to do this swan and the butterfly. can u pls tell me the instrutions how to do it ? pls i want to gift this for my Motherinlaw. she will ber ealyl happy.:)

11

love the swan and butterfly. Would you please let me know where i can obtain? Ta

12

That swan is the best one I have seen yet.Do you have the written instructions I am better at making from directions I get so confused on the pineapples. It is just beautiful,

13

I have been looking for a swan neck and head for a very long time. I made the body, and for over 20 years been looking for the right pattern to suit it. If you can be so kind to share this pattern with me I will be very happy. Thank you

14

Hello!

My mom’s always talked about this pattern, wishing she’d asked my grandma for it so long ago. When I found this site and showed her the pictures, she was so happy!! Can you please send the written directions or pattern info to my mother’s address: sewing.lady@yahoo.com or to mine: book_gal77@yahoo.com? Thank you so much!

15

Oh My Goodness! That is the Swan I have been looking for for about 18 years!!! Please, do tell me where I can find the written directions for the Swan and butterfly- the pineapple pattern has been lost forever!!
Thank you for sharing your beautiful crochet!!

16

I just found you today and I would love the pattern for the butterfly if possible.

17

The swan is wonderfull, is possible to have the pattern? Where I can found it paying too? I’m very happy if can do it. Can someone help me?

Stefania stefina@alice.it

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