Introduction: Pokeball Set

Picture of Pokeball Set

This will show you how to crochet pokeball amigurumi from the anime and video game series Pokemon.

I've been hesitant to post these patterns because when I make them over again, I've always had to adjust the pattern. For example, the stripes on the great ball usually have to be changed in length depending on how much the ball is stuffed. The love ball's heart is also not crocheted but cut out of felt and back stitched together.

I decided to post these patterns up to give you a general idea of how they were made, but you might have to adjust parts of the pattern.

Materials: (For all balls)
Size hook: G and D
Worsted weight yarn in red, white, black, blue, purple, light pink, and dark pink
Your choice of stuffing
Small bits of white and pink felt
White and pink embroidery thread
Tapestry needle

Abbreviations:
sc= single crochet
inc= increase ( 2 single crochets in 1 stitch)
dec= decrease ( single crochet 2 stiches together)
**= anything in between is repeated.
(number)= indicates the amount of stitches at the end of each round
F/O= finish off

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Pokeball (red and white ball in picture):
This part is made by joining each round. To do this slip stitch into the beginning stitch then ch 1. Continue pattern accordingly.
Starting with red and G hook
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Rnd 2: *inc* (12)
Rnd 3: *sc, inc* (18)
Rnd 4: *inc, 2 sc* (24)
Rnd 5: *3 sc, inc* (30)
Rnd 6: *inc, 4 sc* (36)
Rnd 7-9: *sc* (36) Switch to black in the last stitch of round 9.
Rnd 10: *sc* (36) Switch to white in last stitch.
Rnd 11-12: *sc* (36)
Rnd 13: *dec, 4 sc* (30) Begin to stuff at the end of this round and continue stuffing to the end.
Rnd 14: *3 sc, dec* (24)
Rnd 15: *dec, 2 sc* (18)
Rnd 16: * sc, dec* (12)
Rnd 17: *dec* (6)
F/O and weave in ends.

Button: With D hook. Worked in rounds. Do not join.
Using black yarn-
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Rnd 2: *inc* (12)
F/O leaving tail.

Using white yarn-
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
F/O leaving tail.

Attachment:
-Using the white button's tail, sew the white button to the black button.
-Using the black button's tail, sew the button onto the back stripe of the pokeball.
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Master Ball (purple and white ball with pink spots):
Follow the pattern for the pokeball, but exchange the red yarn for purple.

"Spots" Worked in rounds with G hook. Do not join: Make 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Rnd 2: *inc* (12)
Rnd 3: *sc, inc* (18)
Rnd 4: *sc* (18)
F/O leaving tail.

Attachment:
-Sew the spots on each side of the masterball. You may stuff lightly, but the extra round of sc should make the spots puff up on its own.
- I recommend embroidering on the "M" with white embroidery thread for more durability, but I cut out an "M" from white felt and glued it onto the the masterball between the 2 spots and above the button.
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Great Ball (blue and white ball with red stripes):
Follow the pattern for the pokeball, but exchange the red yarn for blue.

Stripes: In red with G hook. Make 2
Ch 15
Row 1: sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc across (14)
Row 2: ch1, turn, sc across (14)
F/O leaving tail.

Attachment:
-Sew stripes to each side of the great ball with the button inbetween.
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Love Ball (pink and white ball with heart):
Follow the pattern for the pokeball, but exchange the red yarn for purple. Do not sew the button to the ball yet.

Attachment/Heart:
-Cut out a heart using white felt, and cut a smaller heart using pink felt.
-Attach the pink heart to the white heart whichever way you choose. I sewed them together using a back stitch.
-Embroider a white line down the center of the hearts with white yarn or embroidery thread.
-Attach heart to the love ball whichever way you choose. I glued mine on with a hot glue gun. Make sure the tip of the heart is touching the center black stripe.
-Sew the button to the center of the love ball and on top of the heart's tip.

That's it! I hope these guide lines help you. Feel free to ask me any questions.

Comments

ChyB (author)2017-01-31

Hello, quick question, are the terms used UK or US please? :) thank you in advance

saffron.liu (author)2016-12-28

Thank you! This pattern worked really well!

JenniferB273 made it! (author)2016-08-13

Thank you for the great pattern. Very simple and easy to follow. I didn't have to change anything and it came out really well!

Rachie77777 (author)2016-08-08

How big are yours and what size wool did you use

Rachie77777 (author)2016-08-08

I want to make these with double knit wool how big will they turn out

BrendaB108 (author)2016-08-04

After you sc 6 in the magic circle and the slip stitch chain one does that count as the first stitch for 12 sc on the 2nd row

pictureframes (author)2016-07-25

I am gonna make this for some of my co-workers as they are on the Pokeman Go craze...lol

To make the other balls I take it you just change the colors where needed?

SusanC170 (author)2016-07-18

What a wonderful set! Thank you! so much for sharing the patterns ^^ I did share a link to your post in a facebook crochet group I am part of (giving you full credit of course) to spread the news of how awesome your patterns are :-) Keep up the good work!

CodyL13 (author)2016-01-24

I want the bottom to be tighter to were you cant see the polyfil. How do i do that?

GhettoPidgeotto12 (author)2015-09-20

Nice! They look wonderful! The instructions seem simple enough.

seth20002 (author)2015-09-16

I like it

3ddementor (author)2012-04-08

These are just awesome!!
I would love to throw these around and pretend to catch my dog. You made these really well!

My best friend loves to throw them and have my puppy bring it back...lol

HanakoHeals (author)3ddementor2012-04-08

Thanks! I don't have a dog, but friends and brothers seem to work too hehehe...

Tomcat94 (author)2012-04-19

I love these! They look like they would make good hacky sacks too. :P

pikachu_luvah76 (author)Tomcat942015-07-18

If you want to make hacky sacks, add a handful or two of beans as well as stuffing.

HanakoHeals (author)Tomcat942012-04-19

Thanks! I'm sure they would ^^

Tomcat94 (author)HanakoHeals2012-04-19

If you could, you should add more pictures of the process of making these. The instructions you gave are great, but for the crochet-impaired (like me :P ), a few pictures on how to make them make a world of difference. :)

pikachu_luvah76 (author)2015-07-18

IzzyKitty2013 made it! (author)2015-06-27

It took me a while because it was my first amigarumi type project but I think it turned out pretty good. Good directions and they were easy to follow as well! Please keep it up

fluffycotton (author)2014-12-29

It so cute I love pokemon I had all the cards and even a binder for it

SwaggerFul Swellow (author)2014-04-26

I'm a huge Pokemon fan and nothing will feel better than to weild my favorite video game device!

wchan4 (author)2014-01-18

Thanks! I made it today!

MissCrochet (author)2013-12-06

Hello HanakoHeals! I was wondering what you meant by sc, then inc. Does it mean single crochet on one stitch, and then an increase on the next? I'm making a red and white pokeball for my brother who likes Pokemon :) Thanks <3

Volcora (author)2013-05-08

One way I knew this was awesome: Because it was Pokemon. And then the Pokeballs looked awesome! Ur a genius girl!

ReapWhatYouSew (author)2013-01-24

Thank you for the pattern! I'm working on making a GIANT version of the original pokeball for my boyfriend for our 6th anniversary! I am going to make a card that says "I still choose you". Thank you for the inspiration and base pattern again!

Dusk Shadows (author)2012-04-13

i'm going to put stone inside make it way harder!

Dusk Shadows (author)2012-04-12

these are awesome i have to make one of the master balls
MY BROTHERS WONT GET AWAY EASILY

HanakoHeals (author)Dusk Shadows2012-04-12

lol go for it! I love throwing them at people haha.

HMice (author)2012-04-09

I wish I could capture how AWESOME these are!

HanakoHeals (author)HMice2012-04-09

lol ty ^^

jessyratfink (author)2012-04-02

Those are just too cute. Once I figure out how to crochet, I'll have to try these. :D

HanakoHeals (author)jessyratfink2012-04-02

I'd love to see them! They're actually very basic patterns, my first amigurumi was a pokeball.

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