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Step 5: The Top

Work the decrease in a hexagon by skipping stitches every 1/6 of the way around.
I marked my 1/6ths with pins as shown.
Stop before you've closed it off too far.
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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