|Christmas Ball Cover
||Designer: Mary Ann Sprague ©
These little bags slip over standard size Christmas ornaments and tie up with a small bit of ribbon.
Crochet Steel hook #7.
White crochet thread (size 10)
1/4" ribbon about 7-8 inches long
Plain glass or satin Christmas ornament.
Ch 7, sl st in first st to form ring. Ch 3.
Round 1: 13 dc in ring. sl st in ch 3 (join).
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same as ch 3. * ch 2, skip first st. 2 dc in next st. Repeat from * around. join.
Round 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st. dc in next, * ch 2, sk space. dc, 2dc, dc (4 st). Repeat from * around. join.
Round 4: ch 3. dc in next st, 2 dc in next 2 st. * ch 2, sk space. dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next, dc in next 2 st. (6 st). Repeat from * around. Join.
Round 5: Ch 3. dc in next 5, * ch 2, sk sp, dc in next 6 st. Repeat from * around. Join.
Round 6-13: Repeat round 5.
Round 14: (scallop top) Ch 3. Work 2 dc in same st as ch 3. * Sk first st, sl st in next st. 3 dc in same st, sk space, sl st in next st. 3 dc in same st. Repeat from * around. Finish off.
Finishing: Weave small ribbon between stitches in round 13 (every 2 or 3 is fine, whatever works well). Place cover on Christmas ball. Tie ribbon.
Pattern Copyright © October 1996 Mary Ann Sprague
NOTE: This pattern is for personal use only. Please do not reprint this pattern in any form without the designer''s permission. Pattern donated to Crochet Partners'' Pattern Library and posted with permission. Every effort has been made to provide accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for your personal stitch variances, human errors, or typographical mistakes.