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3-D Baseball Sportz BallTM

designed by Margo Mead

Level: Advanced

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Materials:

Instructions:
Begin--Attach 3 strands of cord to a hook or keyring.
Row A: Add 2 beads at a time to 3 pair of strands.
Row B: Continue, add 2 beads at a time to 3 pair of strands (see Row B illustration).
Row C: Continue, add 3 beads at a time.
Row D: Continue, add 3 beads at a time.
Row E: Continue, add 4 beads at a time.
Row F: Continue, add 4 beads at at a time.
Row G: Continue, add 5 beads at at a time.
Row H: Continue, add 5 beads at a time.
Row I: Continue, add 5 beads at a time.
Row J: Continue, add 5 beads at a time.
Row K: Continue, add 4 beads at a time.
Row L: Continue, add 4 beads at a time.
Row M: Continue, add 3 beads at a time.
Row N: Continue, add 3 beads at a time.
Row O: Continue, add 2 beads at a time.
Row P: Continue, add 2 beads at a time.

At end of pattern, gather all 6 strands of cord and tie them in a big overhand knot. Leave about 2" on ends and cut. You can stuff the ball with tissue or stuffing before tying the knot, if you wish, to help the ball hold its shape.