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Striped Ball

Image of Striped Ball Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This ball is fast and easy to make and can be easily made into a bean bag!
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Materials Needed
Small amount white worsted weight acrylic yarn.
Small amount red worsted weight acrylic yarn.
Size H/8 aluminum crochet hook
Polyester Fiber fill
Yarn needle for stitching pieces together and for weaving in ends

Yarn Thickness: 4mm
Gauge: 4dc = 1"
Finished Size: 3" diam
Skill Level: Beginner

RND 1: Make 2 the same. With White. Ch4. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. 15 dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. 2dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch3. Dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off white.

RND 4: Join red in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each dc around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off but leave one of the ends really long for stitching. Weave the rest of the ends into the back of work.

Assembly: Using a whip stitch and the one long end, stitch to the 2 halves together wrong sides facing each other. Stuff with fiberfill before closing. If you want to make a bean bag with it, stuff the toe of an old sock and stitch closed and place inside ball before closing.

Design written on Wednesday, June 9, 2004. Copyright ©2004 By Julie A. Bolduc p113013

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