Medium Knitted Ball

This is a knitting pattern to make a medium sized ball.

Medium Knitted Ball

What you need

3.00mm Needles
2 x 8 ply wool 25g ball in 2 different colors C1,C2
Craft Filling


Size: approx 4 1/2 inch

Cast on 30 sts in C1

1st row – Knit
** 2nd row – Sl 1, Knit to last st, turn
3rd and 4th rows- Sl 1, Knit to last 2 sts, turn
5th and 6th rows- Sl 1, Knit to last 3 sts, turn
continue working one st less at end of every row, until 8 sts remain unworked at each end.

Next row- Sl 1, Knit to last 9 sts, turn
Next row- Sl 1, Knit across all sts, picking up horizontal loop and knitting it together with next st at each turning point.

Next row- as previous row .**
Using C2, rep from ** to **
Continue working alternately 18 rows C1 and 18 rows C2 until 8 sections 4 each C1 and C2 in all have been worked.

Cast off in C2 , picking up horizontal loops as before.

Make up

Using a flat seam, join seams, leaving an opening for filling. Fill the ball firmly and close opening.

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  1. chinchilla_chilieboy says:

    these would make great hackysacks to put in like a gift bag or sumthin like that…love josie

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