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Christmas Ball Ornament Amigurumi pattern

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Christmas is a time for joy, togetherness, love, and creativity. One of the most heartwarming traditions of the festive season is decorating the Christmas tree. While store-bought ornaments are readily available, there’s something truly special about personalizing your tree with handmade ornaments.

Day 4: Christmas Ball Ornament

Today, I’ll walk you through creating your own Christmas ball ornament.

Christmas ornament Amigurumi pattern

Christmas ornament Amigurumi pattern


These are standard terms used in crochet and are used throughout the pattern:

R – round/row
sc – single crochet
inc – increase (2 sc in same stitch)
dec – invisible decrease
ch – chain stitch
slst – slip stitch
st (sts) – stitch (stitches)
dc – double crochet
dc2tog – dc 2 together
[…] – repeat instructions within […]
(…) – total number of sts per round


Before you start, make sure you have all the necessary materials. You will need:

  • Yarn: Cotton 8/4
  • Crochet Hook: Size 2.5 mm
  • Stuffing (fiberfill)
  • Markers, needle and scissors

The pattern

As you follow the pattern, remember to change the color in the slip stitch at the end of each round.

  • For odd rounds (3, 5, 7, …, 13), begin with chain 2. This will count as your first double crochet.
  • For even rounds (4, 6, 8, …, 14), begin with chain 1. This will count as your first single crochet.

R1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
R2: inc in all, slst in first st (12)
R3: [dc, 2 dc in next st, sc, inc] x 3, slst in ch 2 (18)
R4: [2 sc, inc, 2 dc, 2 dc in next st] x 3, slst in ch 1 (24)
R5: [3 dc, 2 dc in next st, 3 sc, inc] x 3, slst in ch 2 (30)
R6: [4 sc, inc, 4 dc, 2 dc in next st] x 3, slst in ch 1 (36)
R7: [5 dc, 2 dc in next st, 5 sc, inc] x 3, slst in ch 2 (42)
R8: [7 sc, 7 dc] x 3, slst in ch 1 (42)
R9: [7 dc, 7 sc] x 3, slst in ch 2 (42)
R10: [7 sc, 7 dc] x 3, slst in ch 1 (42)
R11: [5 dc, dc2tog, 5 sc, dec] x 3, slst in ch 2 (36)
R12: [4 sc, dec, 4 dc, dc2tog] x 3, slst in ch 1 (30)
R13: [3 dc, dc2tog, 3 sc, dec] x 3, slst in ch 2 (24)
R14: [2 sc, dec, 2 dc, dc2tog] x 3, slst in ch 1 (18)

Once you’ve reached this point, stuff your ornament with fiberfill. Then, continue with the following steps:

R15: [dec, sc] x 6 (12)
R16: dec in all (6)
R17: sc in all (6)

And there you have it! Your very own handmade Christmas ornament! Fasten off your work and admire your beautiful, handmade piece.

Crafting your own Christmas decorations can be a fun and fulfilling activity, especially during the festive season. Not only does it allow you to add a personal touch to your Christmas decor, but it also provides a great opportunity to unwind and indulge in some creative time. Happy crocheting!

Remember, this pattern is for personal use only. Do not distribute, sell, or repost without permission. You are welcome to share the link to this post with friends and family!



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