16 Woolly Succulents to Make for Your Home
You don’t need a garden to grow this charming crop of cacti – just a crochet hook, some yarn and a little crochet know-how! This delightful little book contains 16 patterns for crocheted cacti that can be used to decorate your window ledges, your table and anywhere else in the home. They don’t need watering or feeding, don’t have sharp spines and are quick and easy to make.
Using simple crochet stitches and widely available yarn, there are diverse varieties to choose from, which are inspired by real cactus species. Some are embellished with beads and others have ridges, flowers, bobbles and look just like the real thing. They make perfect, quirky gifts for friends and family and all they need is a plant pot to sit in.
Techniques section included!
Patterns are made using DK weight yarns on size US B / 2.5mm, US C/2 /3mm & US 7 / 4.5mm crochet hooks. Simply use larger yarn weights and hooks to make bigger projects!
The following patterns are included in the book.
- Echinocereus Nivosus
- Echinocerius Schereri
- Eriosyce Napina
- Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii (Mutant)
- Mammillaria Elongata
- Myrtillocactus Geometrizans
- Notocactus Haselbergii
- Opuntia Linguiformis (Prickly Pear)
- Opuntia Microdasys Var. Albispina
- Opuntia Quitensis
- Parodia Scopa
- Pilosocereus Glaucescens
- Stenocactus Obvallatus
- Trphrocactus Geometricus
About the author: Sarah Abbondio is a Danish/Swiss designer. Her interest in crochet started when her daughter was born, and she wanted to create a unique toy for the child.
Hardbound, 48 pages
Published in 2019
Published by Search Press Ltd.
Photography by Jacob Christian Hansen / Search Press Studios