Create a variety of succulents using simple stitches and clever shaping. Vanessa guides you through a tall cactus, prickly pear, agave leaves and a spiral succulent. She also shares tips on keeping track of your stitches, changing colors and creating texture. Plus, learn how to crochet and attach a simple flower.
Crochet a cactus garden that’s guaranteed to thrive, even without a green thumb! Vanessa Vargas Wilson, aka the Crafty Gemini, walks you through each of Amy Gaines' succulent designs. Get pro tips on keeping track of your stitches, and adding accents such as embroidered spikes and crochet flowers. Then, learn how to stuff and weight your planters for a stylish, evergreen display.
If you want Easter to be the cutest it can be, you've got to make a few amigurumi projects. With yarn, a hook and some stuffing, you can craft your very own stuffed animals to gift in Easter baskets or use for aww-dorable decoration. So start perfecting that magic ring and pick your favorite pattern below!
Stuffed animals get even better when you make them yourself. The next time you need a gift for a baby shower or child's birthday, stitch up one of these cuties. And if you have trouble letting go, we get it. Go ahead and just make two.