October 10, 2010
SmoothFox's Baby Ball Square
Hobby Lobby “I Love This Yarn!” 4 ply Medium Worsted
Color A: Pistache
Color B: Soft Blue
Color C: White
Hook Size: H - 8 - 5.00 MM
Skill level: Advanced Beginner
Size: 6” x 6”
Stitch Marker: 0
Changing yarn colors:
Work the double crochet stitch up to the last step, leaving two loops on the hook, drop old yarn color, YO with the new yarn and pull the new yarn through the two loops to complete the stitch. Do not cut old yarn until told to do so.
My Ravelry Store: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/smoothfox-crochet-designs
My Etsy Store: http://smoothfox.etsy.com/
My Crochet & Knit related gifts: http://zazzle.com/smoothfox*
My blog: http://smoothfoxlover.blogspot.com/
If you want a .pdf copy of this pattern or if you crochet this item – please click on this link and add your own pictures as a project on Ravelry. Just click on the crochet hook with the words “Hook It” near the top right side and this will add your item as a project. Then you can add the pictures when you have completed your project.
Round 1: Using color A Ch 5, 11 dc in first ch, join with slip st to top of beg ch-5. (12 dc)
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, *2 dc in next st, repeat from * around, join with slip st to beg dc. (24 dc)
Note: On Round 3 & Round 4 - work over unused yarn until needed.
Round 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next st changing to color B, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st changing to color A, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st changing to color B, repeat from * around; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. (36 dc)
Round 4: Continuing with color B Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 2 sts changing to color A, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts changing to color B, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts changing to color A, repeat from * around; join with slip st to top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (48 dc)
Round 5: Using color C join with a slip st in last dc of any color A grouping from Round 4, Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, ch 3, 3 dc in next st, *dc in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next st, slip st in next 4 sts, sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, **3 dc in next st, ch 3, 3 dc in next st,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once, join with slip st in top of beg ch-3. Finish off. (32 dc, 8 hdc, 8 sc, 16 slip sts, 4 ch-3 sps)
Round 6: Join color B in any corner with a slip st, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner, *dc across to next corner, **(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner,* repeat from * to * 2 times and from * to ** once. Finish off. (88 dc, 4 ch-3 sps)
Created by Donna Mason-Svara aka SmoothFoxLover@yahoo.com 2010
This pattern has been tested. Please notify me of any pattern corrections. I will answer any and all questions you may have with the instructions. Do not plagiarize this pattern. All patterns are my original designs. Please do not re-sell my patterns or give them away for free or post my patterns on the Internet. You may sell items you make from my patterns at craft fairs, fund raisers or custom orders for friends and family but please do not sell finished items on the internet without my written permission. Do not claim designs as your own.
This pattern is copyrighted by me and I give my permission for you to post pictures of items made from my pattern on your website if you will post a link back to my ETSY store if the pattern is for sale. If the pattern is free, please direct people to my blog. Be sure to list the name SmoothFox as the designer.