Tuesday, 26 March 2013

{Amigurumi Crochet Balloons}

 MATERIALS:
  • Small amounts of yarn in various colors
  • 3.5mm (E) crochet hook 
  • Bamboo skewers
  • Glue
  • Ribbon (optional)
  • Stitch marker (optional)

THE PATTERN
With color of your choice and 3.5mm hook:
R1: Ch 2 then make 6 sc in second ch from hook (6)
R2: 2 sc in each stitch around (12)
R3: 1 sc , 2 sc in next stitch, repeat 6 times (18)
R4: 2 sc, 2 sc in next stitch, repeat 6 times (24)
R5-7: sc around (24)
R8: 1 dec, 2 sc, repeat 6 times (18)
R9: 1 dec, 1 sc, repeat 6 times (12)
Start to stuff.
R10: 6 dec (6)
R11: sc around (6)
R12: 2 sc in each stitch around (12)
R13: sc around (12)
Add more stuffing if necessary.
Finish off and fasten off.

ASSEMBLY
Add some glue to your skewers and stuck it into your balloon. Leave a few minutes to dry. When dry, add some ribbon. Admire your balloon!
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15 comments :

  1. They are very nice for a party, thans for the pattern.

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  2. I love the balloons, what a creative idea!

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  3. REALLY cute! Thanks for the pattern. Visiting from My Merry Messy Life.

    Sheila
    http://sheilazachariae.blogspot.com

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  4. These are so cute. They would be so perfect for birthday party decorations!

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  5. OMG! I'm making these!!! I am so addicted to your blog! Thank you for sharing all these patterns!

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    1. Hahahha! Can't wait to see your happy balloons!

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  6. Oh so cute! I really have to take up crocheting any day now, there's so much ideas around!

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  7. These are so adorable!! These would be perfect cake decorations! What a great idea and great job!
    -Cassie
    http://creationsbycassielynn.blogspot.com

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  8. C'est adorable !! J'aime beaucoup

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  9. Tania, this is so cute! I don't think I've ever seen crochet balloons before. Just adorable! Your blog just keeps getting better! Thanks for sharing at Hookin On Hump Day!

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  10. oh my gosh i gotta start learning how to crochet already! these are too cute!!!

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  11. Just made a bunch for my daughters birthday party! Thank you for this tutorial!

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