String of Pearls Succulent Hanging Pot Crochet by Jana Whitley

String of Pearls Succulent Hanging Pot Crochet

October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 10 rows = 2 inches
in 10 sc x 10 rows = 2 1/8 inch square
2.75 mm (C)
3.5 mm (E)
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Crochet you very own hanging String of Pearls (Senecio Rowleyanus) succulent plant. Brighten up a drab corner of your room or office, or make a quick, easy housewarming gift for a friend. If you like, you can create a clustered arrangement by combining the String of Pearls with other crocheted plant patterns such as my Hen & Chicks pattern. The finished length seen here is 18 inches/46 cm, but you can crochet the vines any length and quantity you desire.

This crocheted pot is designed to be the size, shape, and color as a real terracotta pot. The finished pot height is 2.75 inches/7 cm. I designed the soil base to be removable--like a chocolate cupcake--rather than a circle sewn to the top of the pot. This soil insert gives the pot firm, straight sides and a flat base rather than bulging. If you prefer to house your crocheted plant in a clay pot, use my pattern to crochet a soil base to fit inside a standard 3” inch pot. If you want to crochet different colored pots, you can pull the crocheted plant and soil out of the pot and transplant it into a new crocheted pot!

Pattern includes instructions for the following:

  1. Pot, 2.75”/7 cm
  2. Soil Base, 2.5”/6 cm
  3. String of Pearls Vines, from 5-11 inches/12-28 cm
  4. Hanging Ropes, about 8 inches/20 cm

Pattern also includes:
-- Definitions of stitch abbreviations
-- Materials list, including recommended yarn brands and colors and where to find materials
-- Lots of instructive color photos
-- Links to helpful online crochet tutorials

-- Medium/4/worsted weight yarn in orange and brown
-- DK/3/sport/light worsted weight yarn in green
-- E/3.5 mm and C/2.75 mm crochet hooks
-- Polyester fiberfill
-- Large-headed pins
-- Scissors
-- Tapestry needle

Pattern is for those with basic crochet skills and needle-work skills. Pattern is in US crochet terms. Pots and Soil are made in spiral rounds. To make, you will need to know how to:
-- read a crochet pattern
-- chain
-- slip stitch
-- single crochet
-- single crochet decrease or invisible decrease
-- double crochet
-- triple crochet or treble crochet

You may sell the plants you make with my pattern if you credit “JanaGeek on” as the designer.