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Hot Air Balloon

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Crochet
June 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 5 rows = 1 inch in sc
3.5 mm (E)
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
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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.


Suggested Materials:

  • 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)

  • Scissors

  • Stuffing (polyester fiberfill or your preferred stuffing material)