Hot Air Balloon
Sail serenely through the air with your handmade hot air balloon!
This is a crochet pattern suitable for intermediate crocheters, and involves the following techniques:
- Working in rounds
- The following crochet stitches: ch, sl st, sc, hdc, dc
- Magic ring (instructions for this are included with the pattern, also known as adjustable ring)
- Long sc (instructions for this are included with the pattern)
Finished balloon is about 7 inches tall and 4.5 inches wide.
This pattern is written in English and all needle sizes, abbreviations, etc. are American. Contains 13 fully-illustrated pages with large, easy-to-read text and lots of photos, diagrams and charts to accompany the written instructions.
- Yarn: (less than 1 skein/207 yd each)
Red: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Cherry
Yellow: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Maize
Brown: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Taupe
Black: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Charcoal
Blue: Lion Brand Cotton-Ease: Seaspray
US Size E crochet hook
Tapestry needle (for weaving in yarn ends)
Stuffing (polyester fiberfill or your preferred stuffing material)