Isn't it cute? You can make one too! I'm planning on making some more of these...if I come up with anything exciting, I'll be sure to share!
Materials, Needles, and Finishing Bits:
Lily Sugar 'n Cream 100% Cotton yarn; Worsted; Dark Pine
US 5 double-pointed needles
Flower-shaped Brads (found in the paper-crafting section of your local crafty store)
1 1/2" terra cota flower pot
CO 18 sts, divide evenly on 3 dpns.
Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist stitches.
Work in P2, K1 ribbing until piece measures 2".
*P2tog, K1* 6 times (1 round).
*P1, K1* 6 times (1 round).
*K2tog* 6 times (1 round).
Cut a short length of yarn and thread through remaining 6 stitches. Pull tight and thread through to the inside. Tuck loose ends of yarn into the cactus shape.
Choose a flower-shaped brad and insert near the top of your cactus. Stuff with polyfill.
Cut a small circle of cardboard that covers the base of your cactus and rests about half-way down your flower pot. Hot glue the base of the stuffed cactus to the cardboard round.
Place a bit of stuffing in the bottom of the flower pot. Hot glue the cardboard round into the flower pot.
I feel like I need to put some statement in here asking you to please not distribute this pattern as your own or sell it for profit. Thanks.