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« on: August 23, 2010 11:13:19 PM »

This is number two in a series of soccer balls I am working on.  It is made up of spiral hexagons and pentagons.



It was a long process to figure out the position of all the colours to make sure they all match up and form continuing spirals around the ball.



The basic ball is black to form a lining for the crochet



The finished ball



The first one in the series is a patchwork ball made from shweshwe-fabric, a traditional South African fabric, in the colours of the SA flag.



The next one will be embroidered..

More stories and photos about the process on my blog.
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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2010 11:44:51 PM »

wow that's neat!  the swirls are awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2010 12:07:01 AM »

Wow, these are great! The spiral one made me a little dizzy (in a good way!)
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2010 12:22:40 AM »

impressive! I bet it took awhile to figure out the patterns!
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You deserve serious respect for doing the maths and getting it right.  Shocked Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2010 06:34:08 AM »

This is great, I love the spirals! Working out how to fit these all together would definately hurt my head!
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2010 08:39:14 AM »

OMG! that is totally awesome--The work you put into this is astounding.
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Holy cannoli.  This is amazing.  Great job!!! 
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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2010 02:03:29 PM »

AMAZING! I would love to make one of those. If only I could knit/crochet to save my life..  Undecided Lips sealed
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« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2010 06:21:20 PM »

The thought of keeping track of the colors/spirals to get it all to match up correctly makes my head hurt! Awesome job.
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