Apr 16, 2013

Free pattern : DIY Little Cactus.


Material
- 2.75 mm Crochet hook (Size C)
- 3ply acrylic yarn ; Green, brown, orange, yellow and sky blue.
- Glass jar ( Approximate 5.5 cm. inner cycle diameter ) 
- some white beads.
- Needle and white floss.
- Large needle, scissor, poly fiber and stitch marker (Optional).

Soil; start with brown color.
Rnd 1: 6Sc in an adjustable ring. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: 2Sc in each stitch around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: (Sc in next 1 st, 2Scin next st) * 6 times. (18 sc)
Rnd 4: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2Scin next st) * 6 times. (24 sc)
Rnd 5: (Sc in next 3 sts, 2Scin next st) * 6 times. (30 sc)
Rnd 6: (Sc in next 4 sts, 2Scin next st) * 6 times. (36 sc)
Rnd 7: (Sc in next 5 sts, 2Scin next st) * 6 times. (42 sc)
Rnd 8-10: Sc in each st around. (42 sc)
Rnd 11: (Sc in next 5 sts, Sc2tog) * 6 times. (36 sc)
Rnd 12: (Sc in next 4 sts, Sc2tog) * 6 times. (30 sc)
Rnd 13: (Sc in next 3 sts, Sc2tog) * 6 times. (24 sc)
Rnd 14: (Sc in next 2 sts, Sc2tog) * 6 times. (18 sc)
Rnd 15: (Sc in next 1 st, Sc2tog) * 6 times. (12 sc) Fill poly fiber.
Rnd 16: ( Sc2tog) * 6 times. (6 sc)
Fasten off and sew to close hole.

Picture 1 : compare with your jar by look at the bottom side, It should same size with inner cycle. If not, You can add more increase round before start to Sc around.
Picture 2 : Sew to close the hole.
Picture 3 : Try it with jar.

Cactus (main part); start with green color.
Rnd 1: 6Sc in an adjustable ring. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: 2Sc in each stitch around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: (Sc in next 1 st, 2Scin next st) * 6 times. (18 sc)
Rnd 4: (Sc in next 2 sts, 2Scin next st) * 6 times. (24 sc)
Rnd 5-16: Sc in each st around. (24 sc)
Fasten off and fill poly fiber.

Cactus (small part); start with green color.
Rnd 1: 6Sc in an adjustable ring. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: 2Sc in each stitch around. (12 sc)
Rnd 3-8: Sc in each st around. (12 sc)
Fasten off and fill poly fiber.


Picture 1 : Finished main and small cactus.
Picture 2 : Sew white breads around both cactus.
Picture 3 : Join 3 parts together; Solid, main and small cactus.

Orange flower; start with orange color
Rnd 1: 6Sc in an adjustable ring. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: (Sc in next st, 2Ch, 2Dc in next st, 2ch) * 3 times.
Fasten off and sew on top of main cactus.

Yellow flower; start with yellow color
Rnd 1: 3ch, 8Dc in first chain, sl with first st. (9 st)
Fasten off and sew on top of small cactus.

Jar decoration; start with sky blue color
Rnd 1: 41ch, Sc in 2nd st from hook, Sc in next 39 st, sl with first st. (40 sc)
Fasten off.


Picture 1 : Yellow flower.
Picture 2 : Orange flower.
Picture 3 : Sew flowers to the top of each cactus and put the decoration .




HAPPY CROCHETING !
May



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