Step 4: The Sides

Stop double-stitching and keep working your way up. Your hexagon will round out as the piece takes on three dimensions.
Keep going until you've gone up 2".
I used to crochet balls like this to fill with catnip. To keep the catnip from leaking out I stuffed inside a piece of nylon stocking. My felines would chase the balls for hours.
Idea! Put LEDs in lots of them and create a hanging ball light thing!
Sweet! I've been wondering what to do with my bottle of unused soft airgunpellets, now I know. Thanks.
awesome! honestly, i was more of a Koosh ball fan myself, but still the same totally awesome principle.

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