CHRISTMAS BALL

My big crochet Christmas project this year is red and white Christmas tree.

crochet Xmas ball

GATHER YOUR SUPPLIES…

Red and white cotton yarn

3.0 mm crochet hook

darning needle

scissors

ABBREVIATIONS (US terms)

ch – chain

slst – slip stitch

hdc – half double crochet

I worked this pattern in rounds, using two separate half circles to cover the ball. The two pieces are then slip stitched together.

ROUND 1

Ch4. Sl st into the first chain to form a ring. Ch 2, work 9 hdc into the ring (10 stitches in total). Join with a sl st to the 2nd chain.

 

 

1

ROUND 2

Ch 2 (counts as stitch). Hdc 2 times into each stitch (20 stitches total). Join with a sl st to the 2nd chain.
round 1

 

ROUND 3

Ch 2 (counts as stitch). *Hdc 2 times in the next stitch and hdc once into the next stitch. Repeat from * around (30 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2nd chain.

round 3

ROUND 4

Ch 2 (counts as stitch). Hdc once into every stitch (30 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2nd chain.

round 4

ROUND 5

Ch 2 (counts as stitch). *Hdc in the next two stitches and 2hdc once into the next stitch. Repeat from * around (40 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2nd chain.

round 5

ROUND 6-8

Ch 2 (counts as stitch). Hdc once into every stitch (40 stitches total). Join with a slst to the 2n chain.

Repeat rounds 1-8 for the second half of the ornament.

two halfs

ASSEMBLY

Place the crochet half circles on the ball and pull it down as far as it will go. Line your joining seams for both halves to make your ornament look best..Sl st into the (back) loops of every stitch around the ornament.

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Decorate your Christmas tree!

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