Accomplished beginner to intermediate design; interpreted from Atarashii Temari 5 / Cosmo #5 ISBN483770283X, pg 25. Originally posted in 2007; contributed by Colleen P.  
Materials: 25 cm circum mari, wrapped in black Pearl Cotton #5 in black and white Marking thread in metallic silver Prepare an 8Combination Division 
Locate the threesided shapes illustrated in the
diagram. To find one; start at the corner of a square and
follow the diagonal to the opposite corner, rotate the ball 60˚
counterclockwise and follow the next diagonal to the corner,
rotate the ball 60˚ counterclockwise and follow the next
diagonal to the end. (You should be back where you
started.) There are 8 of these threesided shapes on
the ball. They form 2 groups of 4 intersecting threesided
shapes. The 2 groups overlap each other. 

Stitch around the outside of a threesided shape. Stitch from 1 to 2, 2 to 3, and then from 3 back to 1. Stitch 2 rows of 310, 2 rows of blanc, 2 rows of 310, and 2 rows of blanc. Stitch around the outside of the remaining threesided shapes which interlock with the first one using the same color pattern. 
Weaving will be required to create the nejiriinterlocked triad shown at left. This is how each corner should look.  
Stitch around the outside of all of the threesided shapes in second group of interlocking shapes. Weaving will be required at the corners of the threesided shapes as in step 3. Squares are created as the second group overlaps the first group. As you stitch weave the squares to create the pattern shown at left.  
Stitch around the outside of all the triads to create hexagons. Take a stitch at the points and in the notches. Use 2 rows of 310 and 2 rows of blanc. Stitch a square around all of the woven squares taking a stitch at each corner. Use 2 rows of 310 and 2 rows of blanc. In the center of each diamond, stitch an 8 pronged matsuba kagaristarburst with silver metallic thread, shown at left. 
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