Using the flags of the thirty-two countries competing in this year’s World Cup as my source of inspiration, I made twelve crochet pentagons:
and twenty crochet hexagons:
With all of the pieces of the soccer ball completed, it was (and is) time for me to being the piecing.
I started by laying out all of the pieces and coming up with some idea of how I wanted to arrange them:
Then, as I began the actual piecing, I changed my mind and rearranged a few things:
No doubt, I will change my mind a few more times between now and weaving in the last end, but I am in the home stretch and soon enough it will be time to move onto the next thing.