Pretty Ball OrnamentDesigned By Julie A. Bolduc
This ball ornament is made in 2 pieces which are then put together in the last round. It is fast and easy to make and you could use any color combination you would like.
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Size 10 crochet cotton in color of choice.
1 white satin covered ball. 2¼" diam
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Finished Size: 2¼" diam
Skill Level: Beginner
RND 1: Top side. Ch12. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Sc in ring. Ch6, sc in ring 5 times. Ch2. Tr in first sc. (this forms a ch6 sp)
RND 2: Sc in first ch6 sp. Ch6, sc in next ch6 sp, 5 times. Ch2, tr in first sc.
RND 3: (Ch3, dc in 3rd ch from hook, 3 times.) *Sc in next ch6 sp. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to first ch of ch3. Treat the ch3 part as ch3 spaces in the next round. Work on the ch3 part only in the next round.
RND 4: Ch3. (Dc in next ch3 sp. Ch2. Dc, ch2, dc in next ch3 sp. Ch2. Dc in next ch3 sp.) *Dc in next sc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.
RND 5: Ch5. (Sk next ch2 sp. Dc, ch2, dc, ch5, dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Ch2. Sk next 2 dc.) *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5. Fasten off and weave ends into work. Set aside.
RND Bottom Side 1-4: Repeat as for rounds 1-4 of top side.
RND 5: This is the round where you will join the 2 pieces together. They will be joined in the ch5 spaces. Ch5. (Sk next ch2 sp. Dc, ch2, dc, ch2, slst to ch5 lp of first piece, ch2, dc, ch2,dc in next ch2 sp. Ch2. Sk next 2 dc.) *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Rep bet () once.* Rep bet ** 3 times more. Slip ornament into work making sure to put the starting ch12 ring over the ornament hanger. Then repeat bet ** to the end. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.
Design written on Thursday, May 5, 2005. Copyright ©2005 By Julie A. Bolduc p103037JPF Crochet Club where Crocheting is Just Plain Fun
This crochet pattern is for personal use only and is not to be resold.