Crochet Playful Cactus Girl

Supplies

Yarn: I used DROPS Alpaca (two strands) and Rowan Fine tweed (two strands) for everything green
Hook: 2.5 mm hook
Polyester filling, safety eyes, needle for attaching
Terracotta pot

Soil

R1: 6sc in MR (6)
R2: inc x6 (12)
R3: (sc, inc) x6 (18)
R4: (2sc, inc) x6 (24)
R5: (sc, inc, 2sc) x6 (30)
R6: (4sc, inc) x6 (36)
R7: in BL (back loops) only; 36sc
R8-10: now crochet thru both loops again; 36sc
R11: (5sc, inc) x6 (42)
R12-14: 42sc
R15: (6sc, inc) x6 (48)
R16-18: 48sc
R19: (7sc, inc) x6 (54)
R20-23: 54 sc
R24: in BL only; (7sc, dec) x6 (48)
R25: in both loops again; (6sc, dec) x6 (42)
R26: (5sc, dec) x6 (36)
R27: (4sc, dec) x6 (30)
R28: (3sc, dec) x6 (24)

Part one

R1: 6sc in MR (6)
R2: inc x6 (12)
R3: (3sc, inc) x3 (15)
R4-9: 15sc
fill with poleyester filling, cut thread and leave long tail for attaching to head

Part two

R1: 6sc in MR (6)
R2: inc x6 (12)
R3-12: 12 sc
fill with poleyester filling, cut thread and leave long tail for attaching to head

Flowers (make 2)

With yellow: 6 sc in a MR (6)
Attach orange yarn: *ch2, make a cluster of 4dc, ch2, sc (all in same st), sl st to next st* repeat around (=6 petals)

Head

R1: 6sc in MR (6)
R2: inc x6 (12)
R3: (sc, inc) x6 (18)
R4: (2sc, inc) x6 (24)
R5: (sc, inc, 2sc) x6 (30)
R6: (4sc, inc) x6 (36)
R7: (5sc, inc) x6 (42)
R8: (6sc, inc) x6 (48)
R9: (inc, 23sc) x2 (50)
R10-15: 50sc
R16: (6sc, dec) x6, 2sc (44)
R17: (dec, 20sc) x2 (42)
R18: (5sc, dec) x6 (36)
add safety eyes (if using) and start filling
R19: (4sc, dec) x6 (30)
R20: (3sc, dec) x6 (24)
R21: (2sc, dec) x6 (18)
Continue directly with body

Body

R1: using white: (2sc, inc) x6 (24)
R2-10: 24sc
change to blue: R11-R12: 24sc
Fill body

Legs (2)

Flatten the body and crochet together sc on both sides: Start with the outermost 8 sc on one side; 4 sc
Make a spiral crocheting on both sides of the 4 sc just made;
8sc x9 rnds
fill legs
Change to green: 8sc
(dec, 2sc)x2 (6)
Cut thread and fasten off
Repeat all steps on other side making a second leg

Arms (make two)

R1: 6 in MR
R2-3: 6sc
Change to white: R4-12: 6sc
Cut thread and leave long tail for attaching
Don’t fill arms

Attach all parts, sew on flowers and add extra details if you’d like.

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