Amigurumi Beach Ball by June Gilbank

Amigurumi Beach Ball

June 2022
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
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This pattern is available for free.

Amigurumi Beach Ball is an original crochet pattern by June Gilbank.

This is a fun no-sew pattern for summer - or for any time of year! Make a play ball for the kids, a set of juggling balls, or a stress ball to play with at your desk. Make it interactive by adding a squeaker, rattle or bell when you stuff it, or stuff it with plastic pellets to make your ball into a bean bag or hacky sack.

Yarn: Small amount of worsted weight yarn in six different colours (e.g. white, red, blue, yellow, orange, green, or any 6 other colours!)

Hook: US E / 3.5mm

Size: approx 2.75” (7cm) diameter. (Your gauge and yarn choice will affect the finished size slightly.)

Scaling the Pattern: As always, you can scale the size up or down by using a heavier or lighter yarn together with a correspondingly larger or smaller hook (see my article on Scaling Amigurumi for further details). The slightly smaller ball in my cover photos used a sport weight mercerized cotton with a US C/2.75mm hook, and measures 2.5” (6.5cm) diameter.

Note: This pattern is Donationware - the pattern is available for free, but if you like it please consider sending me a donation to show your appreciation. The PDF version, available for any size donation, is formatted for easy viewing and printing, and includes bonuses (additional tips and photos, including instructions for how to fix any too-tight stitches on your finished ball, and the crochet instructions are all included on one printer-friendly page, so you can save paper and ink by printing only that page). The complete pattern is available to view in full (for no charge) from the linked page.

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