By Twinkie Chan for the Craft Yarn Council at AllFreeCrochet

If you need a bit of stress relief in your life (and who doesn’t?), then the Crochet Lemon Stress Ball is just what you need. Not only will you instantly feel more relaxed as you work up this free crochet pattern, but you can also continue to squeeze away stress once you’ve completed the pattern. Just a little bit of worsted weight yarn and some stuffing is used to complete this free pattern. It’s pretty easy to crochet, too, so you can make one to keep at home and another one to keep at the office!

Crochet Hook: H/8 or 5 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


  • Green worsted weight yarn, like Red Heart Super Saver in Spring Green– approx. 1 yard (91.4 cm)
  • Yellow worsted weight yarn, like Red Heart Super Saver in Bright Yellow–approx. 26 yards (24 meters)
  • H8/5.0mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • Polyfil stuffing

Approx. 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) long and 2.5 in. (6.4 cm) wide

15 sc x 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) x 4 in. (10 cm)

ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decrease
FLO = front loop only
in = inch(es)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet two together
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
YO = yarn over
( ) = work instructions within parentheses as many times as directed
[ ] = repeat everything in the brackets the number of times indicated

{Find the full pattern at AllFreeCrochet. Click Here.}

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