Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Pineapple wall clock

Today I prepared for you a tutorial for the pineapple-hanging clock.

Round pineapple wall clock tutorial

Size - diameter 30cm (12”)

You need: 
Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet (size 10) cotton, but any kind of cotton, acrylic or silk will do just fine as long as it has the same thickness. I used cca 150 meters.
Crochet hook 1.25mm
Tapestry needle
Wall clock kit 12" (30cm) – you can find these on Etsy
White acrylic paint (optional)
Glue suitable for paper or fabric (I used decoupage glue)
Clear vanish

-First I crocheted the pineapple doily.
Pattern notes: The doily is worked in circular crochet method, beginning at center of the circle. Slip stitch join at the end of each round. Don’t turn, but continue in same direction. I used free written pattern for doily I found here:
Just follow the pattern, but before you’ll start round one don’t crochet ch4 and slip stitch. Make magic ring instead. It will be easier to adjust the doily around the clock mechanism in future.
-Put the doily into the starch and iron it when dry. That will give the doily a nice shape, and it will make it easier to glue it on the clock base.

-I painted the wooden base of the clock with white acrylic color. That’s optional. I did it because it made the beige/brown doily stand out more.

-After, I put a generous amount of clear decoupage glue on the white base and pressed the doily onto it. Make sure each pineapple is in the right position before the glue dries. Make sure it dries right through.

-I put two layers of clear vanish over it. Leave enough time between the two coats of varnish as written in the instructions. It will secure the doily, as well as protecting it from the dust.


-When it is totally dry, attach the clock mechanism to it and hang it on the wall.

A doily doesn’t only have to be a place mat. This is just another way to show you how the pineapple pattern can be used.

Have a nice week


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  4. This is a great DIY project for anyone who loves to crochet and wants to create a beautiful wall clock to decorate their home. The pineapple doily pattern is stunning and adds a vintage touch to the clock.

    One important tip to note is to use a clock kit with a 12" (30cm) diameter, as this pattern is designed to fit that size. Also, make sure to use a suitable glue for paper or fabric when attaching the doily to the clock base to ensure it stays in place.

    For those who want to add a personal touch, you can paint the clock base with white acrylic paint before attaching the doily for a more customized look. And don't forget to put the doily into the starch and iron it when dry to give it a nice shape.

    Overall, this DIY mosaic wall clock is a fun and creative way to showcase your crochet skills and add a unique piece of decor to your home.

  5. Hey crochet enthusiasts!

    I just finished an exquisite pineapple doily using a fantastic circular crochet pattern I found on Ravelry. Instead of chaining 4 and slip stitching, I used a magic ring to make it more versatile for future use as a clock base.

    After starching and ironing the doily to perfection, it's ready to adorn my mosaic side table. The combination of the crochet doily and the table's mosaic design is simply stunning!

    Give this pattern a try and elevate your decor!

    Furrukh Atiq