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My aspiration is to design blankets that someone may possess, take care and love during a whole lifetime, in the same way that I felt for the ones I crocheted as a little girl and I still keep.

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Crochet Square and Triangle Ball Pattern

from Colorful Lullabies
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Crochet Square and Triangle Ball Pattern
Crochet Square and Triangle Ball Pattern
Crochet Square and Triangle Ball Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • chain, slip stitch, half double crochet (US), double crochet (US), treble crochet (US).

Pattern Description:

This ball is formed with 18 squares and 8 triangles. It is a Rhombicuboctahedron.

You can customize your ball as you like: change the size, color or model of diamond, etc. Find the instructions to do it in the section VARIANTS of the pattern.

Pattern available in both US and UK English crochet terms.
Also available in Spanish.


Side of each piece =8 cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Diameter of the ball = 23 cm approx.
  • Circumference of the ball = 73 cm approx. (it is larger than a soccer ball).


  • 80 grams of Sport/DK yarn of various different colors.
  • A balloon or other stuffing, such as fiberfill.
  • Size 3.5mm crochet hook

Suggested yarn:

230 yards of Sport weight