Time for another new crochet pattern, and I’m really looking forward to seeing what people make with this one! This crochet ornament pattern is a hugely versatile foundation pattern for hanging decorations and more.
Scroll down for the pattern links!
The pattern contains three different shapes – a small sphere, a large sphere and a lozenge* – and each shape can be made in one, two or three colours, meaning you can create the exact look you want.
*I’m going with ‘lozenge’ for this shape after consultation on Twitter and Facebook! ‘Rugby ball’ was a popular second choice, but I worried it wouldn’t translate to non-rugby-playing cultures (and it’s a rather more sleek shape than a true rugby ball).
The two- and three- colour designs have a modern look, perfect if you’re looking for some definitely not twee crochet decorations.
You can really ring the changes with this pattern for every season and celebration. Here are some I’ve made in summery colours.
The pattern shapes can lend themselves to number of things – yes hanging ornaments, or table decorations in a bowl, but also toys or foundations for other things. Add a rattle or bell inside the stuffing for perfect tactile toys.
Have you ever wanted to make a ball and the pattern doesn’t give you the size you wanted for the yarn you have available? Well, here are all the different sizes of sphere you can make with this pattern using common yarn weights:
|4ply / Sport Weight||3.5cm||5.5cm|
|DK / Light Worsted Weight||4.5cm||7cm|
|Aran / Worsted Weight||6.5cm||10cm|
Of course you can make also other sizes with heavier or lighter yarn!
Here’s a set made in the two-colour option in crisp white and blue:
The pattern is a really good one if you’re newish to crochet – you only need to know how to dc (US: sc). Tutorials on changing colours and decreasing ‘invisibly’ are included!
If you didn’t already know, all my patterns are available in both UK and US versions. That’s not one document with some notes to help you convert things, that’s two entirely separate documents – one on A4 paper, using British English, UK crochet terms and metric measurements, one on US Letter paper, using US English, US crochet terms and US standard measurements. I do this with the aim of making whichever pattern you choose to use as readable as possible for you.
Crochet Ornament Pattern Links
Download the pattern on your favourite platform as follows:
- Crochet Ornaments Pattern on Ravelry
- Crochet Ornaments Pattern on Etsy
- Crochet Ornaments Pattern on LoveCrochet
Don’t forget that anyone finding an error in the pattern can have another of my crochet patterns for free. My patterns are thoroughly reviewed and tested, but this one is a bit of a monster so it’s always possible something was overlooked!
Please share pictures of anything you make from my patterns with the hashtag #LittleConkers on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest – it makes me so excited to see what you create!