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Learn to crochet this amigurumi cactus with my free pattern! It can be used as pincushion, or just as home decor :)

Tips
• The soil is worked in continuous rounds; the cactus is worked in rows. Don't join rounds with a slip stich unless indicated
• Use a stitch marker to mark your rounds.

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  • How to make a crochet. Amigurumi Cactus - Step 1
    Step 1

    SOIL
    Start at the bottom going up.
    With Brown, make a magic ring.
    Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around (12)
    Rnd 3: (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times (18)
    Rnd 4: (sc in next 2 st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times (24)
    Rnd 5: (sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times (30)
    Rnd 6: dc in each st around in blo for this round (30)
    Rnd 7­10: dc in each st around (30)
    Rnd 11: (sc in next 4 st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times (36)
    Rnd 12: (sc in next 5 st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times (42)
    Rnd 13: (sc in next 6 st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times (48)
    Rnd 14: sc in each st around (48)
    Rnd 15: (sc in next 5 st, dec) 6 times (42)
    Rnd 16: (sc in next 4 st, 2 sc in next st) 6 times (36)
    Rnd 17: (sc in next 3 st, dec) 6 times (24)

    Stuff

    Rnd 18: (sc in next 2 st, dec) 6 times (18)
    Rnd 19: (sc in next st, dec) 6 times (12)
    Rnd 20: (dec) 6 times (6)

    Sl st in next st and fasten off.
    Leave a long tail for closing the hole: using the yarn needle, pass the yarn tail through the stitches of
    the last round. Gently pull to close. Weave in end. Flatten top and shape soil in the pot.

  • How to make a crochet. Amigurumi Cactus - Step 2
    Step 2

    BODY
    With Green, ch 25, turn
    Rnd 1: sc in 2 nd chain from hook in blo. Sc across in blo, ch 1, turn (24)
    Rnd 2-­21: sc in each st around in blo, ch 1, turn (24)
    Rnd 22: bring row 1 up matching row 21. Sc across in blo of row 21 and in empty loops of chains from row 1 (24)

    Fasten off and leave a long tail for closing the hole: using the yarn needle, pass the yarn tail through
    the stitches of the top opening of the cactus body and pull to gather close. Weave in end and stuff.

  • How to make a crochet. Amigurumi Cactus - Step 3
    Step 3

    ARM
    With Green, ch 10, turn
    Rnd 1: sc in 2 nd chain from hook in blo. Sc across in blo, ch 1, turn (9)
    Rnd 2­9: sc in each st around in blo, ch 1, turn (9)
    Rnd 10: bring row 1 up matching row 9. Sc acros in blo of row 9 and in empty loops of chains from row 1 (9)

    Fasten off and leave a long tail for closing the hole: using the yarn needle, pass the yarn tail through
    the stitches of the top opening of the cactus arm and pull to gather close. Weave in end and stuff.

  • How to make a crochet. Amigurumi Cactus - Step 4
    Step 4

    BIG FLOWER
    With Yellow, make a magic ring, ch 1.
    Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
    Rnd 2: (2 dc in next st, sl st in same st) 6 times (18)

    Fasten off and leave a long tail to sew the flower to the top of the cactus body.

  • How to make a crochet. Amigurumi Cactus - Step 5
    Step 5

    SMALL FLOWER
    With Yellow, make a magic ring, ch 1.
    Rnd 1: 4 sc in magic ring (4)
    Rnd 2: (2 dc in next st, sl st in same st) 4 times (12)

    Fasten off and leave a long tail to sew the flower to the top of the cactus arm.

  • How to make a crochet. Amigurumi Cactus - Step 6
    Step 6

    ASSEMBLY
    Sew the cactus body to the center of the soil, and the arm to the center of the body.
    Sew the big flower to the top of the body and the small flower to the top of the arm.

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