Crochet Amish Puzzle Ball Pattern


Crochet Amish Puzzle Ball Pattern

This Crochet Amish Puzzle Ball Pattern may look super complicated to work up, but I promise it's easier than it looks. The end product of a puzzle ball looks really nifty and intriguing, especially since it turns out to be a fun game that the whole family can play at any time! All you have to do is figure out how to assemble, disassemble, and reassemble the pieces. It does require a little bit of sewing, but definitely not as much as you think. Ready to give it a go?


Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

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Need knitting help please Pattern Reading help OK - the pattern is for shaker stitch which I couldn't figure out so I checked the gauge and I am doing it in Stockinette stitch I am working the back side - here is what the pattern says Cast off sts beg next two rows So this row and the next row then it says -zzs K tog K I am ok with the K tog and the K -- but what is that parentheses stuff I am thinking it has to do with the size a href https www toycycle co product-category gear baby-bathing-gear sweater a I am making Originally I cast on sts then it says work rows even in pattern then Repeat last rows time more----leaving me with sts Repeat which last rows there's the rows even in pattern but before that it seems like they are talking about rowsRead More when do I knit the together At the end of the row Right after I cast off the sts at the beg of the row thank you so much for your help

Hi Victoria, unfortunately I am just a beginner level knitter myself so I am not sure, but we have a sister site called with 1000s of knitting tutorials, patterns, and helpful articles. They have a handy guide to reading knitting patterns here https// If this does not help, the more experienced knitters in AllFreeKnitting's Facebook group might be able to help https// I'm sorry I cannot be of more help, and good luck! - Laura, editor of AllFreeCrochet

This Amish puzzle ball will get a lot of play. Even before it is a puzzle, this can be just a ball for your child to play with. With it being soft, there is little worry that it will cause any damage in the house if it does get tossed around a little. Switch up the color for a boy.

To me it is amazing that these Amish puzzle ball is more than one piece. Until I looked over the directions and viewed the pictures I was not sure how it would be possible. I think this is a great project and it would be a wonder baby shower gift for a boy or a girl.

Ive made fabric versions of this old toy so I have to tell you, I much prefer working this up in crochet! Unless youre making a large version, the little bits of fabric are hard to manage using a sewing machine. Its much easier to assemble the crocheted rings AND theres no need to worry about the edges fraying. Theres a similar amount of hand work involved with both anyway.

I have seen these a few times. Both in pictures and in specialty shops. My mother was born in Lancaster,pa. And was raised with PennDutch customs. I know I heard her talk about these. She is gone now but I would love to make one to remind me of her. Thank you.

This is terrific! I belong to a group of extension homemakers and we're having a meeting next month. Each time we do these meetings (twice a year--autumn and fall) we choose a handmade item to "show and tell". The "show and tell" times are themed and this next one is a handmade child's toy. Well, I can tell you that I just found a pattern for my entry. I'm planning on making it up. I think this will be a great stress-reliever as well for those in our family! I better get busy and decide the yarn and colors too! Thanks for this pattern.


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