Cactus Garden

Issue: 91

Cactus Garden by Sarah Shrimpton
Find the pattern in issue 91 of Inside Crochet magazine

Perfect for the not-so-green-fingered, these cute cacti will cheer up any room!


● Rico Design Creative Cotton Aran, 100% cotton, 50g/85m/93yds
Yarn A: Pistachio 41 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Light Green 40 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Green 49 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Black 90 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Nougat 56 x 1 ball
Yarn F: Fuchsia 13 x 1 ball
Yarn G: Light Yellow 63 x 1 ball
Yarn H: Orange 74 x 1 ball
● 3.5mm hook
● Stitch marker
● Toy stuffing

You can use any DK or aran weight cotton yarn to achieve a similar effect

Tension is not crucial for this pattern, but adjust the hook size to achieve a firm fabric.

Round cactus: 13cm/5in tall.
Tall cactus: 17cm/6¾in tall.
Spiky cactus: 15cm/6in tall.

Sarah is a wife, mother, teacher, blogger and freelance designer, as well as the proud author of Beginner’s Guide To Crochet and Supersize Crochet. Find her online at and

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Designer: Sarah Shrimpton

Household: Decoration

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: Aran, DK

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