Desert Cactus Crochet Pattern, Mexican Cactus Crochet Pattern, Plant in Pot Crochet Pattern, Plant Crochet Pattern, DIY Crochet Cactus


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*** PLEASE NOTE: This is a digital crochet pattern, not the physical item itself ***

¡Ay, caramba!
Look at that very cute small desert cactus! Now you can make one yourself with this clear and easy to follow crochet pattern. This cactus is perfect for those who can't even manage to keep real cacti alive, lol!

When made with a 4.0mm crochet hook and light worsted weight yarn, this cactus will become approx. 20,5cm / 8" tall.

Needed materials to make this pattern:
- crochet needle, size G (6) / 4.0mm
- yarn type: light worsted weight / DK
- green yarn (about 83 yards / 75 meters)
- brown yarn (about 95 yards / 86 meters)
- dark brown yarn (about 28 yards / 25 meters)
- dark green yarn (about 2 yards / 1,5 meters)
- grey yarn (about 2.5 yards / 2 meters)
- yellow yarn (about 3.5 yards / 3 meters)
- tapestry needle
- fiberfill for stuffing

Needed skills to make this pattern:
- magic ring
- chain stitches
- slip stitches
- single crochet
- double crochet
- increasing and decreasing
- basic embroidery skills: backstitch technique

Overall skill level: advanced beginner.

The pattern is written in US crochet terminology and is available in English. The pattern description is written using abbreviations; there's an extensive list included to explain all abbreviations used. There are also a lot of detailed pictures included to guide you through the pattern. After you've completed your purchase, you can download the pattern in the language you require.

==> As soon as Etsy has processed your payment, you can download the pattern through your Etsy account. Go to Your Account ==> Purchases, and select the order.

--> PLEASE NOTE: you will only buy the pattern, not the entire item or the wool needed to crochet it. Also, please note that all sales are final and we can not refund patterns, so please make sure to read our shop policies:

Thanks for looking! If you like this pattern, I've got plenty of others in my Etsy shop. :)


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Please note: This pattern is protected by copyright. It is not allowed to copy (parts of) the pattern, reuse it or parts of it in other patterns, resell it or spread it without written permission of The Flying Dutchman Crochet Design.

    Average review
    The small branch pattern was exactly the same as the large branch so I had to adapt it myself.
    Apr 13, 2018 by PandaChook
    Thanks for the PDF pattern. I love anything cactus! I love makers who sell or share their patterns! ❤️🌵❤️🌵❤️
    Oct 19, 2017 by Judy Velasco
    Mar 27, 2017 by Sharon .
    Feb 3, 2017 by Carlie Phipps
    So cute! Exactly what my daughter was looking for!
    Sep 14, 2016 by Tami Willis

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