Square and Triangle Ball by Sara Palacios

Square and Triangle Ball

October 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
3.5 mm (E)
230 - 250 yards (210 - 229 m)
both US and UK
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This ball is formed with 18 squares and 8 triangles. It is a Rhombicuboctahedron.


• 80 grams of Sport/DK yarn of various different colors.
• A balloon or other stuffing, such as fiberfill.

• Side of each piece =8 cm
(but it will measure more when you inflate the ball).
• Diameter of the ball = 23 cm approx.
• Circumference of the ball = 73 cm approx.
(it is larger than a soccer ball).

You can customize your ball as you like: change the size, color or model of the pieces, etc. Find the instructions to do it in the section VARIANTS of the pattern.

chain, slip stitch, half double crochet (US), double crochet (US), treble crochet (US).

I sewed the pieces at the end. You can ‘join-as-you-go’.