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Mexican Cactus Knitting Pattern

Mexican Cactus

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Val Pierce

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type

    Straight, Crochet Hook

  • Techniques


    Stocking Stitch, Basic Shaping

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What you need to know

Say hola to Val Pierce's cool cactus, complete with crocheted sombrero!

We're always looking to bring you something different here at LK and Val Pierce is a master when it comes to fun and quirky toys. This is Donald, a not-soprickly cactus with a sweet smile, who is staying sun safe with his colourful hat. He's really easy to knit and the spikes are made from mini tassels. The sombrero is crocheted, but you can learn the basic stitches using our free videos and tutorials at

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Watch to learn

Brush up on the skills needed for this pattern with this tutorial.

Techniques: Stocking Stitch, Basic Shaping

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