Cactus Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
This pattern teaches you how to make a cactus amigurumi.
(Important note: This listing is for crochet PATTERN and not the finished plush!! If you are looking for the finished plush, you can find the made-to-order amigurumi here.)
This pattern is very straightforward and is suitable for beginners with basic crochet knowledge. It makes a great starting project for anyone picking up amigurumi. It comes with 9 pages of detailed instructions and 17 photos to help you follow along.
You will be using the following techniques and stitches in this project:
- Crocheting in the round,
- forming a magic ring,
- sc : Single Crochet
- sc inc : Single Crochet Increase
- sc dec : Single Crochet Decrease
- ss : slip stitch
- ch : chain stitch
Using fingering yarn with 2.5mm hook will produce a cactus of about 7.5cm / 3in tall. It will be bigger if you use a thicker yarn and smaller if you use a thinner yarn.
The materials you will need for this project will be (based on fingering yarn):
- Green yarn
- Tan yarn
- Dark brown yarn
- Pink yarn (or any color you want for the flower)
- Black embroidery thread
- Crochet Hook 2.5mm (or a suitable hook size for your yarn)
- Felting needle + pink felting wool OR pink felt and glue
- Yarn needle
Additional material if you are doing open eyes version:
Safety Eyes 7mm x2 (use a bigger size if you are using a thicker yarn)
The pattern is a downloadable PDF file and you will need a reader on your pc or mobile to open it. A link will be sent to your email to download your file after you purchased it. Feel free to contact me for any queries about this pattern.
Please do not copy, share or sell this pattern. If you sell the finished doll, please credit Snacksies Handicraft Corner for the design.