How to make Ball stitch

How to Crochet Ball Stitch

How to crochet Ball Stitch, is a very soft cluster stitch. This stitch is generally combined with single crochet so it gives bold 3 dimensional texture to fabric. Till now we have learn How to make Soft Cluster, Pineapple stitch and Lacy cluster stitch. In this post we will see how to crochet Ball stitch with step-by-step photos, Instruction Card (which includes written pattern & diagram) and video tutorial.

How to crochet Ball stitch

This 3 dimensional texture stitch is good for girls tops. I will share a top pattern made with this stitch soon.

So lets see,

How to crochet Ball Stitch-

Click on image below to get Instruction Card in PDF format. Print it for ease while working or save it for future reference-

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Detailed Step by step tutorial with photos-

Abbreviations used:

Ch – chain

sc – single crochet

sk – skip

yo – yarn over


Make chain multiple of 4. For tutorial I have made 20 chains.


R1: Sk 1 ch, sc 1 in each ch.


R2: Ch 1, sc 1 in next 3 sts each,


* ball- (yo, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) repeat 3 times in same st, total 7 loops on the hook, draw yarn through all 7 loops,


sc 1 in next 3 sts each*


repeat * to * entire row.


R3: Ch 1, sc 1 in each st.


R4: Ch 1, sc 1 in first st, *1 ball in next st, sc 1 in next 3 sts each*


repeat * to * entire row. Balls will scatter in this row.


R5: Ch 1, sc 1 in each st.


Repeat fro R2 again to get desired length.


This completes our beautiful Ball stitch pattern, let me know how you have used this stitch.

You can watch video tutorial here: How to crochet Ball Stitch

We will learn Bobble stitch in next post, till then,

Happy Crocheting!!!

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