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​Crochet Balls Ornament with Flowers

Susan
Susan
Dec 05, 2021 10:04 PM

You’ll need:

Ball 1: 1 skein of RED HEART® Super Saver® in 505 Aruba Sea A; 885 Delft Blue B and 672 Spring Green C (each);

Ball 2: 1 skein each of 706 Perfect Pink A; 254 Pumpkin B and 319 Cherry Red C Susan Bates®;

Crochet hook 4.5 mm;

Yarn needle;

Straight pins;

Two 4” (10 cm) Styrofoam® balls;

Fabric glue.

 

Size: Each flower = 5 cm diameter.

Each ball = 13 cm diameter.

 

Instructions

Flower A

Make 11.

With A, ch 2

Round 1 (right side): 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with slip st in first sc—6 sc. Fasten off.

Round 2: With right side facing, join B in last sc made, *ch 2, hdc in same st, ch 2, slip st in same st, slip st in next st; repeat from * around, ending with slip st in first st of last round—6 petals.

Fasten off.

 

Flower B

Make 11.

With B, ch 2

Round 1 (right side): 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with slip st in first sc—6 sc. Fasten off.

Round 2: With right side facing, join A in last sc made, *ch 2, hdc in same st, ch 2, slip st in same st, slip st in next st; repeat from * around, ending with slip st in first st of last round—6 petals.

Fasten off.

 

Assembly

With C, wrap yarn around the Styrofoam ball, covering the entire ball. Before gluing on the flowers, attach flowers to the ball with straight pins for placement. Add glue to the back of center and petals of each flower, glue to the yarn-wrapped ball. Straight pins can be used to hold flowers in place while drying.

 

Hanger

With C, ch 24. Fasten off. Fold chain in half and attach ends to the top of the ball. Weave in ends.

 

Bow

With C, ch 52. Fasten off. Tie the chain in a bow around the base of the hanger. Trim yarn at the ends of the chain

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