Free Flower Ball Ornament Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

LW3153-Flower-Ball-Ornament

From RedHeart.com

Flower Ball Ornament

Tiny flowers add a soft touch to these delicate ornaments for your tree. Choose the size Styrofoam® ball you want, make enough flowers to cover, and simply glue them on for a unique decoration.

Pattern #: LW3153

Designed by: Sharon Mann

Project Type: Seasonal, Home Decor, Christmas

Skill Level: Easy

Required Supplies:

  • RED HEART® Super Saver®
    Ball #1: 1 skein each of 505 Aruba Sea A; 885 Delft Blue B and 672 Spring Green C
    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 [US G-6]
  • Yarn needle

Additional Supplies Needed:
Straight pins
Two 4″ (10 cm) Styrofoam® balls
Fabric glue

GAUGE: Each flower = 2″ (5 cm) in diameter. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Ball measures 5” (13 cm) in diameter
NOTE
Size of wrapped ball may vary. Make enough flowers to cover ball completely.
BALL
(using color combination for Ball #1 or Ball #2)
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.
FINISHING
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.
ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; ( ) = work directions in parentheses as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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