Alternate green and red yarn to give this a festive look.
Materials Required-AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY “GEM” COTTON YARN 2 80-yd. Skeins Red and 2 80-yd. Skeins Green. Bone Crochet Hook No. 6 or 7.
With Red ch 45, sl st in 2nd st from hook, 1 sl st in each of the next 5 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 32 sts, 1 sl st in each of the next 6 sts. Ch 1 , turn.
Next Row-Sl st in each of the next 6 sts, 1 sc taking up the back loop of st only, in each of the next 32 sc, 1 sl st in each of the next 6 sl sts. Drop Red. With White, ch 1 , turn and repeat last 2 rows.
Continue working Red and White until there are 46 stripes. Sew ball together.
CIRCLE. Ch 4, join. 6 sc in ring, join.
Next Row-Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc, join.
Next 2 Rows-Ch 1 , * 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, join. Work another circle.
Gather one end of ball to fit circle and sew in position. Stuff with Kapok or Cotton and finish other end to correspond.