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STEP6 Con­tin­ueinthis man­ner un­til­the­tri­an­gle is­filled.the­back­ofthe work­should­lookal most iden­ti­cal­tothe­front. STEP7 Com­pletethe oth­er­tri­an­gles ofthesa me colour–there’snoneedto tie­of­fattheend­ofeach tri­an­gle,thethread­canbe car­riedacross­the back. Re­peat­for­colours2to­5. STEP 8 The­leavesare cre­ate­din fish­bon­estitch us­ingjust 3strands of thread.turn­thep­ineap­ple so­thetip­soft­he­leaves point­to­wardsyou. Bring the­needle­upthrought­he tipofthe­leafand­sew a s m all str ai g ht stit c h alongth­e­cen­tre­line. Th­esec­ond­stitch be­gins t o t h e ri g ht of t h e first, abouthalfw­ay­a­lon­gi­ton the­outer­li­ne­ofthe­leaf. The­needleshou­ldbe brought­down­just­be­yond the orig­i­nal cen­tre­line exit stit c h, cr e ati n g a sli g htl y sl a nti n g stit c h. STEP9 Makeasec­ond slant­ingstitch,thisti me be­gin­ningonthel­ett,and con­tin­ueal­ter­natinginth­is pat­ter­nallthe way­down the­leaf. Each­new­stitch ex­its­frac­tion­al­lylo wer thanthe­lasta­longthe cen­tre­line,cre­atin­gan over­lap­ping­ef­fect. Where thes­pace­doesn’tal­low for fish­bon­estitch,just fill there­main­ingarea with satin­stitch,slante­dinthe sa me di­rec­tion. STEP1 0 Fil­lallthe­leaves inthesa me man­ner with theap­pro­pri­ate­colour andtie­off.

STEP11 Todis­playinthe hoop,en­surethep­ineap­ple is­cen­tredandthe­fab­ric is­taut. Tigh­ten­the­scre w andtrimthe­edge­sof the­fabricin­toacir­cle, leav­in­gatleast2.5c m ofloose­fab­ric. Leav­ing along­tail,se­walarge run­ningstitch­around theedge.

PINEAPPLET­EMPLATE

STEP12 Pulltheend­s of­thethread­to­gather th­eloose­fab­ri­can­dtie the mto­gether. This tech­niqueav­oids­glu­ing an­dal­low­sthe­workto beeasilyad­justed.

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