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Beach Ball
Beach Ball

The colorful knit Beach Ball.

© Eileen Casey, licensed to About.com, Inc.

This soft ball is easy for little hands to grip and won't cause any damage when played with indoors. The segments are small and the color changes keep the knitter interested. It's super fast too -- I made the sample in half a day, so it makes a perfect last-minute gift!

Materials:

  • 1 ball each Schoeller and Stahl Cotton Mix in shades 03 Red, 20 Orange, 19 Sun, 13 Emerald, 16 Azure, 17 Royal, 09 Lily -- or about 15 yards in each color of medium weight yarn of your choice
  • Machine washable polyester fiberfill for stuffing
  • 1 pair size US 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles
  • yarn needle, tape measure, scissors

Gauge:

4 stitches and 6 rows per inch in Stockinette Stitch.

Size:

Circumference is about 12 inches.

Sample knit by Eileen Casey

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