Amigurumi

Cactus Amigurumi Pattern – free version

We are working today a simply adorable cactus, very easy and fun to make.

This Pattern is translated from the youtube channel video Lamas y evillos, you will find the original video tutorial here with written instructions.

And here is the tutorial (original pattern in spanish) but still very easy to follow
You will need

  • Worsted weight yarn : 3 yarn colors : Grenn, purple, light brown and dark brown
  • 2.75 mm Crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Stuffing
  • Amigurumi eyes
Abréviations
  • ch = chain
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • inc = increase ( 2 sc in the same stitch)
  • dec = decrease ( sc2tog or invisible decrease)
  • BLO = back loop only
  • st/ sts = stitches
Cactus Amigurumi Free Pattern
Start with the Green Yarn :
  • R1 : 6 single crochet in a magic ring (6)
  • R2 : 1 inc around (12)
  • R3 : *1 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around (18)
  • R4 : *2 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around (24)
  • R5 : *3 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around (30)
  • R6 : *4 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around (36)
  • R7 : *5 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around (42)
  • R8 – R14 : 1 sc crochet around (42)
  • R15 : *5 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (36)
  • R16 : *4 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (30)
  • R17 : *3 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (24)
  • R18 : *2 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (18)
Switch to Light brown :
  • R19 : in BLO *2 sc, 1 in*, Repeat around (24)
  • R20 : *3 sc, 1 inc* Repeat around (30)
  • R21 : *4 sc, 1 inc* Repeat around (36)
  • R22 : *5 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around, place the safety eyes (42)
Switch to dark brown :
  • R23-R30 : 1 sc around (42)
  • R31 : *5 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (36)
  • R32 : 1 sc around (36)
  • R33 : *4 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (30)
  • R34 : 1 sc around (30)
  • R35 : *3 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (24)
  • R36 : 1 sc around (24)
  • R37 : BLO *2 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around ,Stuff  (18)
  • R38 : *1 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (12)
  • R39 : 6 dec
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.
Sewing :
  • Sew R19 with R26
Now to make the 2 extras balls on the cactus head we will crochet the following steps : 
 
1 – Big ball : 
  • R1 :6 sc in a magic ring (6)
  • R2 : 1 inc around (12)
  • R3 : *1 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around (18)
  • R4 : *2 sc, 1 inc*, Repeat around (24)
  • R5- R8  : 1 sc around (24)
  • R9 : *2 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (18)
Fasten off and Stuff
2- Little ball : 
  • R1-R3 : Repeat R1 to R3 of the big ball (18)
  • R4-R6 : 1 sc around (18)
  • R9 : *2 sc, 1 dec*, Repeat around (18)
  • R7 : *1 sc,1 dec* Repeat around (12)
Fasten off and stuff
3-  Flower : 
  • R1 : 5 sc in a magic ring with the Yellow yarn
  • In each sc do [ch 3, 3 dc, ch 3, sl in the next sc] with Purple.
Sew or use glue to assemble all the pieces as shown in the picture
I hope you will like it , thanks for visiting my blog !
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