Christmas Ornaments - Balls and Baubles

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Christmas Ornaments - Balls and Baubles Pattern


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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • crochet in the round
  • chain
  • single crochet
  • half double crochet
  • double crochet
  • Increase and decrease
  • slip stitch
  • Santa Ornament uses front post treble crochet

Pattern Description:

You have permission to sell or give away your finished handiwork as long as credit is given to

These classic Christmas icons and fun designs give the traditional Christmas ball a delightful twist.

Stuff a squeaker inside for your dog or catnip for your cat and your pets will be delighted with this holiday treat!

Quick and easy to make, these ornaments use remnants of yarn and can be completed in an hour or two.

The pattern comes with instructions for making the six Christmas balls, each written separately. The instructions include directions for:

~Toy Soldier
~Santa's belly
~Sock Monkey
~Snowflake ball
~"ball of yarn"

The PDF pattern has written directions, photos, gauge information, materials list, and more. The balls are crocheted in the round with the details crocheted and sewn on separately. The directions call for medium weight yarn for the ball and fine or superfine yarn for the detail parts (eyes, nose, belt, etc.) The patterns use US abbreviations.

Difficulty level: easy

The pattern is for your eyes only. We encourage you to give away or sell your finished handiwork as long as credit is given to


5 sc and 5 rows = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Toy Solider is 4.25" tall by 2.25" wide
  • Snowman is 3" tall and wide
  • Santa is 3.25" tall by 2.5" wide
  • Sock Monkey is 3" tall by 3" wide
  • Snowflake Ball is 3" tall by 2.5" wide
  • Yarn Ball is 3.5" tall x 2.75" wide


  • yarn remnants, stuffing

You Will Also Need:

  • jump rings, christmas ornament hooks

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Any: Red Heart Super Savor pictures for most

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About Designer

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by Yarn Twins
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Yarnovations designs innovative crochet patterns for Yarnivore's. This is not your grandmother's crochet!

We are the Yarn Twins, Deborah Bagley and Dana Bincer. We have been crocheting since the mid 1980's...when our grandmother taught us how to crochet. But we didn't honestly crochet much until 2010.

We gravitate to fun, whimsical, realistic type designs. Maybe they're a little quirky, ...

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