Tuesday, 5 March 2013

{Crochet Cacti Pattern}

Materials
Size 3.5 mm and 3mm hook
Yarn needle
Yarn marker (optional)
Stuffing
Flower pots in small size

Yarn
For the yarn, I use worsted weight yarn in different variations of green for cactus body and brown for sand. I used cotton yarn for the flowers.

Cacti Pattern
For round cactus:
Body
With green color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (20)
Round 5: *3 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (25)
Round 6: *4 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (30)
Round 7: *5 sc, 2 sc in next st *. Repeat from * 5 times (35)
Round 8: *6 sc, 2 sc in next st *. Repeat from * 5 times (40)
Round 9-12: sc in each stitch around (40)
Round 13: *6 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (35)
Round 14: *5 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (30)
Round 15: *4 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (25)
Round 16: *3 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (20)
Round 17: *2 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (15)
Round 18: *1 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (10)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

Soil:
With brown color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (20)
Round 5: *3 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (25)
Round 6: *4 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (30)
Round 7: *5 sc, 2 sc in next st *. Repeat from * 5 times (35)
Round 8-11: sc in each stitch around (35)
Round 12: *5 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (30)
Round 13: *4 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (25)
Round 14: *3 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (20)
Round 15: *2 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (15)
Round 16: *1 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (10)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

Making-up:
Sew body of the cactus to the soil. Place in a small flower pot. Admire your cactus.
For stalk cactus:
Body
For large stalk:
With green color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (20)
Round 5-21: sc around in each stitch (20)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

 For the middle-sized stalk:
With green color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4-11: sc around in each stitch (15)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

 For the small sized stalk:
With green color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3-9: sc around in each stitch (10)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

Soil:
With brown color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (20)
Round 5: *3 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (25)
Round 6: *4 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (30)
Round 7: *5 sc, 2 sc in next st *. Repeat from * 5 times (35)
Round 8-11: sc in each stitch around (35)
Round 12: *5 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (30)
Round 13: *4 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (25)
Round 14: *3 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (20)
Round 15: *2 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (15)
Round 16: *1 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (10)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.
For flat cactus:
Body:
All the stitches are worked in back loops only!
With green color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (20)
Round 5: *3 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (25)
Round 6: *4 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (30)
Round 7: *5 sc, 2 sc in next st *. Repeat from * 5 times (35)
Round 8: *6 sc, 2 sc in next st *. Repeat from * 5 times (40)
Round 9-12: sc in each stitch around (40)
Round 13: *6 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (35)
Round 14: *5 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (30)
Round 15: *4 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (25)
Round 16: *3 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (20)
Round 17: *2 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (15)
Round 18: *1 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (10)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

Small Stalk:
All the stitches are worked in back loops only!
With green color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (20)
Round 5-7: sc in each stitch around (20)
Round 8: *2 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (15)
Round 9: *1 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (10)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

Soil:
With brown color of your choice ch 2
Round 1: 5sc in 2nd ch from hook (5)
Round 2: 2 sc in each stitch (10)
Round 3: *1 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (15)
Round 4: *2 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (20)
Round 5: *3 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (25)
Round 6: *4 sc, 2 sc in next st*. Repeat from* 5 times (30)
Round 7: *5 sc, 2 sc in next st *. Repeat from * 5 times (35)
Round 8-11: sc in each stitch around (35)
Round 12: *5 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (30)
Round 13: *4 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (25)
Round 14: *3 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (20)
Round 15: *2 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (15)
Round 16: *1 sc, 1sc dec in next stitch *. Repeat from * 5 times (10)
Stuff firmly, fasten off and sew open end closed.

Flower for all cacti:
Using cotton yarn and 3mm hook ch 2:
Round 1: 6sc in 2nd ch from hook  (6)
Round 2: 2sc in each stitch sl st to starting ch (12)
Round 3: ch 3, 1 dc in same st, sl st in next, repeat around.

30 comments :

  1. Really really really cute!

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  2. I'm a cacti lover since being a young girl!!!
    thank you for these beauties!!!
    xxxx Ale

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  3. Γεια στα χεράκια σου!!!!!είναι απίστευτα!!!Καλημέρα!!!

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    1. Σε ευχαριστω Δεσποινα!

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  4. They are all adorable, especially the last one, who looks like is bending over to talk to me!

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    1. HAhahhahah! You should try making it!;)

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  5. Adorable! I'm trying to teach myself how to crochet but I haven't been successful. I hope one day I can make something like this! Just sooo cute!
    Jayne
    Handmade Cuties

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  6. I love these!! I will definitely be making at least one of these, just as soon as I find some more time. ;)

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    1. Thanks Monica! Can't wait to see your cacti!

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  7. Thank you so much for sharing this lovely pattern! can't wait to try it!
    daisy j

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    1. Thanks! I'd be happy to see your outcome!

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  8. These are adorable! Thanks for sharing the patterns!

    ~ Sarah

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    1. Thanks so much Sarah!

      I just linked it to your link party!

      xxoxooxoxoox

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  9. YAY! The cactus patterns!!!! These are AMAZING! I can't wait to have a plant I can't kill. ;)

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  10. I love your cacti! Thank you for sharing the pattern, I just might have to give them a try :)

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  11. This is adorable! What a great idea! I'm pinning this. Thanks for sharing at Hookin On Hump Day!

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  12. these are adorable! Thanks for sharing

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  13. Aaaaah i wanna make one now

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  14. Love this idea! Pinned it for some rainy days =)

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  15. I have a dark corner where no plant can thrive--you've inspired me to put these little cuties there!

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  16. Oooohhh, thank you, I have been looking for a crochet cactus pattern! :)

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  17. BEST EVER! Love love love! I included these in my spring crochet pattern post on my blog! http://www.memadonna.com/2014/03/10-free-crochet-patterns-for-spring.html

    xx MaDonna

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