Cactus

amigurrumi cactus

If you don’t have a green thumb (just like me) then this is the perfect plant for you! It doesn’t need water or sun and of course it doesn’t prickle your fingers. This cute cactus will be a lovely addition to your home or office decoration!

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Pattern Information

Materials
Yarn: Fingering weight (50gr/125m), cotton yarn in rust, brown, green and yellow. Small amount of black embroidery thread for the smile.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Catona in the colorways: Rust (388), Caramel (506), Forest Green (412) and Yellow Gold (208).
Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm crochet hook.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, 10 mm safety eyes, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors.

Gauge
26 stitches and 27 rows in single crochet worked in the round, with 2.5 mm crochet hook = 10 cm.

Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements and the safety eyes size.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 12 cm (4.7 in) tall.

Abbreviations
This pattern is written in US terminology.
mc: magic circle
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: increase 1 st. (2 sc in the same st)
dec: decrease 1 st (single crochet 2 sts together)
blo: back loops only
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
rnds: rounds
{…}: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
[…]: the enclosed instructions are worked in the same st
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

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