I wanted to do something a bit different, which ended up being this little arrangement of cacti and succulents. It’s made using two patterns plus freestyled elements and four kinds of yarn. I’m very happy with it <3

The X-shaped cactus, tiny succulent and the flower on the smaller cactus are from the Cactus & Succulents by Tante Koek. The smaller cactus is based on Tiny Barrel Cactus by Emily Winck. The last plant is freestyled. The pot is made of a sawed off Pringles tube, with a freestyled cover (basically hdc in rounds, working only in the back stitch). The soil (which doesn’t really show in the photos) is a simple circle of sc.

Pattern by: Tante Koek | Emily Winck | freestyle
Pattern price: both free
Yarn: Schepjees Catona, Garnstudio DROPS Safran, Järbo Garn Molly, Søstrene Grene 100% Cotton Multi (and a wool DK I had lying around)
Hook: 2.5mm, 3.75mm
Completed: August 17, 2018
Status: Gifted

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