Crochet

Simple Crochet Christmas Bauble

This bauble pattern can be adapted in a number of ways, plain, sparkly, striped and with a variety of adornments. I’ve worked this in a DK acrylic (as that’s what I had to hand) but it could be made with most yarns, each giving a different effect.

Basic bauble pattern

  1. 6 dc in a magic ring (6)
  2. 2 dc in each stitch (12)
  3. *2 dc in next stitch, 1 dc* repeat to end (18)
  4. *2 dc in next stitch, dc 2* repeat to end (24)
  5. *2 dc in next stitch, dc 3* repeat to end (30)
  6. *2 dc in next stitch, dc 4* repeat to end (36)
  7. dc in each stitch (36)
  8. dc in each stitch (36)
  9. dc in each stitch (36)
  10. dc in each stitch (36)
  11. dc in each stitch (36)
  12. dc in each stitch (36)
  13. *dc2tog, dc 4* repeat to end (30)
  14. *dc2tog, dc 3* repeat to end (24)
  15. *dc2tog, dc 2* repeat to end (18) – stuff with toy filling
  16. *dc2tog, dc 1* repeat to end (12)
  17. *dc2tog* repeat to end (6)
  18. thread yarn through & fasten tight. Chain 30 and then join at base to make loop.