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Knitted Sensory Ball Knitting Pattern

Knitted Sensory Ball

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 3 / 3.25mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Garter

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What you need to know

More than a wonderful plaything, this tactile toy offers other benefits too

This squishy ball by Val Pierce is crying out to be explored, touched, tugged, twiddled with and cuddled – no two panels are the same! There are 12 hexagons, all with individual cute motifs, and 13 bright colours in the version pictured. It may look a little complicated, but it uses easy stitches, so just take it a step at a time and enjoy putting your brightly coloured DK ball ends to good use. Did you know that playing with a sensory ball not only encourages motor skills, but also helps to develop coordination, concentration, colour awareness and more? Maybe we should all have one!

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Watch to learn

Brush up on the skills needed for this pattern with this tutorial.

Techniques: Basic Shaping, Garter

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