Cactus Amigurumi by snacksies snacksies

Cactus Amigurumi

August 2014
This pattern is available for S$5.00 SGD buy it now

This pattern teaches you how to make a cactus.

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. The stitches that you will need to know for this pattern are:

  • 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
Felting needle + pink felting wool OR pink felt and glue
Yarn needle

Additional material if 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 Adobe Reader on your pc to open it. Feel free to contact me for any questions regarding the pattern.

Please do not copy, share or sell this pattern. If you sell the finished doll, please credit Snacksies Handicraft Corner for the design.