Beaded Stress Ball

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Beaded Stress Ball Pattern


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Knitting: Beaded Stress Ball
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit stitch
  • Ball shaping and bead placement is both written and charted

Pattern Description:

Squish and roll this beaded ball around in your hands to provide relaxation and quick relief to stress, aching or stiff finger joints. Tiny pressure points of beads have a meditative quality.

These balls make a quick, low-cost and much-appreciated gift. Make them bright and colorful for a cheerful uplift, or in subtle colors to fit your most reflective mood.


7 stitches per inch (2.5 cm) over beaded garter stitch before stuffing

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximately 23⁄4" to 3" (7 cm to 7.6 cm) diameter depending on degree of stuffing


  • 25 yards (23 m) fingering weight
  • 792 size 8/0 (3 mm diameter) glass seed beads, approximately 20 g
  • Size US 1 (2.25 mm) suggested

You Will Also Need:

  • Bead stringing needle or bead spinner
  • Tapestry needle
  • Polyester fiberfill or other choice of stuffing

About Designer

About Designer

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HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
by JackieES
Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)
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