Knitted Lace Ball by Judy Gibson

Knitted Lace Ball

June 1997
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
faggoting stitch (4 stitch repeat)
US 2 - 2.75 mm
6" / 15.25 cm sphere
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This pattern is available for free.

This ball is knitted pole-to-pole in short-rowed sections, then dipped in a stiffening agent such as starch or diluted glue, and dried over a balloon. Any size yarn of any type could be used; this pattern recommends fingering weight cotton to make a ball about 6 inches in diameter.

There are also instructions for adding a lace pattern here.