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How to Make a Knitted Cactus

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Don’t have much of a green thumb? Why not make yourself a houseplant that’s impossible to kill and never needs watering!

Instructions:

1. Cast on 40 stitches. Divide stitches in two as pattern gets knit in a circle using circular needles.

2. Work in a ribbing pattern of “Knit 1, purl 1” for 32 rows (or as tall as you want your cactus to be).

3. Cut yarn, leaving a long tail (about 30 cm). Using the yarn needle, pass the yarn through all the stitches and slide them off the needles. Pull tightly to gather the stitches and secure the yarn. Weave in the ends.

4. Stuff the cactus with polyester fibrefill and place it in the pot. For added security, glue the cactus body in place.

Optional: Using the Crocheted Lei pattern, make a small flower in a contrasting colour and sew it to the top of the cactus.

You will need:

  • Small terracotta flower pot 2.6 in. (6.5 cm) in diameter
  • 1 ball of Plassard Weekend yarn in green
  • 3.5 mm circular knitting needles
  • 100% polyester fibrefill stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Optional: Pink yarn and 3.5 mm crochet hook

Used in This Project

How to Make a Knitted Cactus

60 cm Circular Knitting Needle Prym

BRAC60

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60 cm Circular Knitting Needle Prym

AB211292

  • 60 CM - 5 MM
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60 cm Circular Knitting Needle Prym

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  • 60 CM - 6 MM
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60 cm Circular Knitting Needle Prym

AB211262

  • 60 CM - 4 MM
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60 cm Circular Knitting Needle Prym

AB211277

  • 60 CM - 4.5 MM
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Plastic Crochet Hook for Wool 14 cm Prym

BRCRP

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Plastic Crochet Hook for Wool 14 cm Prym

AB218501

  • 14 CM - 8 MM
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Plastic Crochet Hook for Wool 14 cm Prym

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  • 15 CM - 10 MM
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Plastic Crochet Hook for Wool 14 cm Prym

AB218499

  • 15 CM - 6 MM
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Plastic Crochet Hook for Wool 14 cm Prym

AB218506

  • 15 MM
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Plastic Crochet Hook for Wool 14 cm Prym

AB218500

  • 14 CM - 7 MM
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Wool Needles Prym (x2)

AB124119

  • 2
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Polyester Fiberfill Stuffing 8oz

HA2009108

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Crochet Hook for Wool 14cm Prym

BRCR

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Crochet Hook for Wool 14cm Prym

AB195139

  • 15 CM - 4 MM
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Crochet Hook for Wool 14cm Prym

AB195140

  • 15 CM - 4.5 MM
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Crochet Hook for Wool 14cm Prym

AB195136

  • 15 CM - 2.5 MM
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Crochet Hook for Wool 14cm Prym

AB195141

  • 15 CM - 5 MM
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Crochet Hook for Wool 14cm Prym

AB195138

  • 15 CM - 3.5 MM
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