Wednesday, April 9, 2014

How to make a Crochet Ball - Amigurumi





How to make a Crochet Ball - Amigurumi

Crochet Geek will demonstrate a crochet ball. This ball is worked with  four ply worsted weight yarn and a size H, 5 millimeter crochet hook. Subscribe Today for free crochet lessons - http://goo.gl/DxXpTr  and hit the like button.  

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Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial:  How to make a Crochet Ball


Video Tutorial:  How to make a Crochet Ball Left Hand Version


Skill Level - Easy


Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch


Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Fiber Fill or stuffing to stuff the ball

Stitch Instructions and Definitions

Single Crochet Decrease :  Insert your hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull it through, leave the two loops on the hook.  Insert your hook in the next stitch, wrap the yarn over, pull through, there are 3 loops on the hook.  Wrap the yarn over and pull through all 3 loops.

Chain 3, join.

Round 1: Work 9 single crochet through the ring. Work in a continual round.

Round 2:  Work 2 SC in each stitch around. (18 single crochet total)

Round 3: 1 SC in each stitch around.  (18 single crochet total)

Round 4:  *1 SC in each of the next 2 stitches, 2 SC in the next stitch. Continue around from *. (24 single crochet total)

Round 5: *1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches, 2 SC in the next stitch. Continue around from *. (30 single crochet total)

Round 6: *1 SC in each of the next 4 stitches, 2 SC in the next stitch. Continue around from *. (36 single crochet total)

Round 7-12: 1 SC in each stitch around. (36 single crochet total)

Round 13: *1 SC in each of the next 4 stitches, Work a single crochet decrease, continue around from *.   (30 single crochet total)  See above for Single Crochet Decrease

Round 14: *1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches, Work a single crochet decrease, continue around from * (24 single crochet total)  See above for Single Crochet Decrease
Stuff the ball with fiber fill.

Round 15: *1 SC in each of the next 2 stitches, Work a single crochet decrease, continue around from * (18 single crochet total)  See above for Single Crochet Decrease

Round 16: *1 SC in each stitch around.  (18 single crochet total)  

Round 17: Slip Stitch, skip a stitch (9 slip stitch total)  

Sew the top shut, knot, secure and sew in the tail.





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