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Lacy Ball Ornament

Image of Lacy Ball Ornament Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

I know it is not Christmas any more but why not make this now and get started early on next year's holiday season! This ball ornament is fairly simple to make and is all one piece. You can complete it in an evening! Actually you could make 2 or 3 in an evening!
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Materials Needed
Small amount crochet cotton size 10. Southmaid in white was used in the example.
2½" diameter satin covered ball ornament. Red was used in the example.
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Tapestry Needle

Yarn Thickness: Thread Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 10sc=1"
Finished Size: 2½" diameter
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Instructions(starting at top)

RND 1: Ch12, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch5, dc in same ch as slst. Ch5. *Sk next ch. Dc, ch2, dc in next ch. Ch5. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 2: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch5 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc, ch5, dc in next ch5 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 3: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Dc, ch3, sc, ch3, dc in next ch5 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc, ch3, sc, ch3, dc in next ch5 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 4: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Dc in next ch3 sp. Ch5. Dc in next ch3 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc in next ch3 sp. Ch5. Dc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 5: Rep rnd 3.

Yarn Thickness:Slip ball into work. Make sure the hanger at the top of the ball is through the starting ring.

RND 6: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Dc in next ch3 sp. Ch4. Dc in next ch3 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc in next ch3 sp. Ch4. Dc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 7: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Dc, ch3, sc, ch3, dc in next ch4 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc, ch3, sc, ch3, dc in next ch4 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 8: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Dc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Dc in next ch3 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Dc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 9: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Dc, ch2, dc in next ch3 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Dc, ch2, dc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 10: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Sk next ch2 sp. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Sk next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5. Fasten off, weave end through all stitches on the last round and gather up tight to close ring. Weave ends through work to secure.

Design written on Wednesday, January 03, 2001. Copyright ©2000 By Julie A. Bolduc p103019

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