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Topic: Na na na na, Katamari Damacy! (w/ alt. pattern)  (Read 24633 times)
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« on: August 03, 2009 04:51:58 PM »

Thankfully this pattern I did write down as I went!  Inspired by the famous magnetic katamari, but wanting something slightly more life-size and less pointy, I crocheted this one, which often gets kicked up and down our apt's long hallway or hugged and is really cute having around.  If only there were a tiny prince at the helm!

Ball Half:
R1 - 6 sc into magic ring
R2 - 2 sc in each st (12)
R3-R20 - inc each row by 6 sc, to a final circumference of 120 sc
R20-29 - sc in each
Leave a tail on one half.

Nub: (make 14)
R1 - green, 6 sc into magic ring
R2- 2 sc into each st (12)
R3- ditto (24)
R4 - orange, inc by 6 (30)
R5 - 1 sc in each (30)
R6 - inc by 6 (36)
R7 - 1 sc in each (36)
R8-9 - purple, 1 sc in each sc
R10 - yellow, 1sc in each sc
Leave a tail of yellow for sewing the nub to the ball.

Sew halves together.  Sew nubs on in rows going around, or a different way to describe it is that there are 6 in a ring around the middle, then 4 in each hemisphere. But all should line up no matter what way you hold the ball.  (I recommend pinning them all [ouchie!] on before sewing.)  Stuff everything firmly enough and it's quite kickable and bouncy.  I used Red Heart for the yellow so it's nice and thick, but the other yarns I just picked for color and contrast.

Yarn colors:
Sugar 'n' Cream - grape
Sugar 'n' Cream - hot green
Red Heart Sport - pumpkin
Red Heart Super Saver - bright yellow
« Last Edit: September 01, 2011 01:52:14 PM by Mostly.Becky » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2009 04:59:07 PM »

oh man, i'm starting this RIGHT NOW. thankyouthankyouthankyou!!!
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2009 05:00:51 PM »

by the way, is that Striptease with Demi in the background? lol
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2009 05:06:19 PM »

Hahaha, yeah, I freakin' love that movie.  Grin  Good luck with your katamari!
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2009 05:37:56 PM »

LOL! Now I'm going to have that song stuck in my head all day... Great color choice! Ive been dying to crochet a little prince myself... Just one more project to add to the list. *sigh* Cheesy
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2009 07:33:17 PM »

I loved this game, and now I can't find it =[

This super cool! I too really love the colors!

« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2009 08:27:41 PM »

Love it!!! I'm starting one now! Thanks for the tutorial. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2009 06:04:14 AM »

I love this, and I don't even know what Katamari is Wink You used such vibrant colors and it looks so fun. If I had one in my house, I know I'd have to pick it up every time I walked by. Thanks so much for the tutorial- I'll be adding it to my pile of must-do's Wink

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« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2009 10:25:14 AM »

I have to ask, what brand and colors of yarn did you use for this? I'd really love to make one for myself!
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2009 10:43:05 AM »

Interestigg. My friend plays this game and I have to make this for her.
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