Crochet is welcome here. No worries.
It looks like a pineapple motif to me. Try this: How to Crochet the Pineapple Stitch: A FREE Tutorial. If that doesn't work well for you you can search for crochet pineapple stitch and should find other tutorials, maybe video even.
What are you wanting to make with it?
My friend wants to make a prayer shawl.Thanks for the help.
You or your friend might like this video and there's a link to the free pattern too.Crochet Pineapple Stitch Shawl (pt1)