Friday, May 25, 2012

FREE: Basketball applique pattern

I hope you enjoy this free pattern. 

The pattern and the picture is copy right protected. Please do not use the photo or redistribute the pattern in anyway. You are free to sell anything you make using this pattern. I would appreciate you give me credit for the pattern (
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- WW yarn (orange and black)
- G/4mm crochet hook

Note:  It is easy to adjust the size of this applique.  Simply change your hook size or add more increasing rounds.


-  Start with a magic ring
-  Do not join each round, use a stitch marker.

Rnd 1: 6 sc into the ring, pull closed to tighten ring (6 sc)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around, (12 sc)
Rnd 3: sc in the first sc, 2sc in next sc (sc in next sc, 2 sc in next)*repeat around (18 sc)
Rnd 4: sc in each of the next 2 sc, 2 sc in the next sc *repeat around (24 sc)
Rnd 5: sc in each of the next 3 sc, 2 sc in the next sc *repeat around (30 sc)
Rnd 6: sc in each of the next 4 sc, 2 sc in the next sc *repeat around (36 sc)
Rnd 7: (Work this rnd slightly looser then previous rounds so you don't make the edge curl up)  sc in each sc around (36 sc)
-  FO and weave in ends
-  using picture as a guide, slip stitch the stripes onto your basketball 

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