Here's another project for your small bits of leftovers. These knitted balls can be used as toys for children (or cats), and are also useful for mastectomy patents who need to exercise their arm muscles. In addition, blood donation centers might like to have them, as they usually give the donor a foam ball to squeeze when giving blood.
  Materials: Size 5 needles and scraps of worsted weight yarn OR size 3 needles for sport weight yarn.
  Cast on 25 sts. Knit across row.
  Row 1: Sl 1, yo, k across to last st, purl last st.
  Row 2: Sl 1, k2tog, knit across to last st, purl last st
  Repeat last 2 rows until there are 9 ridges.
  Bind off 10 sts.
  With another color, knit remaining 15 sts.
  Cast on 10 sts and knit back.
  Repeat rows 1 & 2 in same manner until six sections are made.
Draw points together, sew and stuff.
This pattern added 1/13/2001
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