by Craftbits (shellie wilson)
These balls are great for new baby gifts and baby showers.
What you need
Size 15 Knitting needles (10 mm)
Chunky Chenille Wool
Cast on 5sts.
Row 1, K1, K twice into the next 3 sts. K1 (8sts)
Row 2, Knit
Row 3, K1, K twice into the next 6 sts. K1 (14sts)
Row 4, Knit
Row 5, K1, K twice into the next 12 sts. K1 (26sts)
Knit 7 Rows
Row 13, K1, (K2 tog) 12 times (14sts)
Row 14, Knit
Row 15, K1, (K2 tog) 6 times (8sts)
Row 16, Knit
Row 17, K1, (K2 tog) 3 times – (5sts)
Thread yarn through remaining stitches and secure. (fill with washable toy filling/wadding.) Close up ball with stitches in same wool.