Amigurumi Cactus Crochet Pattern Diy! #tipit by Vanessa Luft - Musely
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Amigurumi Cactus Crochet Pattern Diy! #tipit

posted in Various
03/30/2015
  • What You'll Need

    4.50mm Crochet Hook
    50g DK Cotton Yarn {8ply} - I used Patons Cotton Blend
    Toy Stuffing
    Scissors
    Tapestry/Wool Needle
    Black Thread & Sewing Needle
    2 Black Buttons {0.35 inches x 0.35 inches}
    Small Plant Pot
    Glue Gun

    Finished Size

    Height - 3.5"
    Width - 2.25"

    Colours
    {This is the list of colours I used}

    Apple Green
    Brown

  • ~ Cactus Body ~

    Round 1~ Taking your 4.50mm crochet hook and apple green yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 6 Single Crochets into the second chain from your hook. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet. You should have 6 single crochets now.

    Round 2~ Chain 1. Crochet 2 Single Crochets into the same stitch. Crochet 2 Single Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet. You should have 12 single crochets now.

  • Round 3 - 19~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet.
    Taking some toy stuffing, stuff your cactus body.
    Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

  • ~ Cactus Arm ~

    Round 1~ Taking your 4.50mm crochet hook and apple green yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 4 Single Crochets into the second chain from your hook. Slip Stitch into first single crochet. You should have 4 single crochets now.

    Round 2~ Chain 1. Crochet 2 Single Crochets into the same stitch. Crochet 2 Single Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet. You should have 8 single crochets now.

  • Round 3 - 6~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet.

    Round 7 - 8~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Double Crochet into the next 2 stitches. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the next stitch. Crochet 1 Slip Stitch into the next 4 stitches. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet.

  • Round 9 - 10~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet.

    Taking some toy stuffing, stuff the cactus arm.

    Then, taking your tapestry needle, sew the cactus arm onto the cactus body.
    Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

  • ~ Dirt ~

    Round 1~ Taking your 4.50mm crochet hook and brown yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 8 Half Double Crochets into the first chain you made. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 8 half double crochets now.

    Round 2~ Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the same stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 1. You should have 16 half double crochets now.

  • Round 3~ Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the same stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next stitch. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 1. You should have 24 half double crochets now.

    Round 4~ Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the same stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 2 stitches. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 1. You should have 32 half double crochets now.

  • Round 5~ Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the same stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 3 stitches. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 1. You should have 40 half double crochets now.

  • Round 6~ Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the same stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 4 stitches. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 1. You should have 48 half double crochets now.
    Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

  • Now fill your plant pot with toy stuffing before gluing your dirt over the stuffing. {Note: I'd recommend using a glue gun, instead of standard glue.}

    Taking your tapestry needle, sew your cactus onto the dirt section, right in the middle. Then sew 2 small black button onto your cactus (These are the eyes) making sure to space them out evenly. Taking some black thread and a sewing needle, stitch a small smile beneath the 2 eyes.

  • This DIY can be found in the website down bellow :)

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