Crochet
Barrel Cactus Pillow
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Ready for something a little different? See how to crochet an easy barrel cactus-shaped pillow with ridges. Amy guides you to crochet, sew and finish this unique piece of decor.
Saguaro Cactus
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Hook up a mini saguaro cactus with a beautifully simple design that features two cactus arms. First practice easy increases and decreases to get around the curves. Then stuff, assemble and add a flower to make it yours.
Variations
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Now that you know the basics, have fun personalizing your cactus garden! Amy shares tips for adding spikes and faces, and felting for more fuzzy texture.
Aloe Plant
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Amy shows you how to crochet a super-simple aloe vera plant. Stitch a back-and-forth pattern to create the leaves. Afterwards, learn to crochet, stack and assemble the leaves to complete your trio of succulents.
Barrel Cactus
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Get started by stitching a sweet barrel cactus! The simple back-and-forth design is quick and easy to crochet. Watch your cactus take shape as you learn to stuff and assemble it, then top it off with a cute little flower.
Potting & Assembly
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Amy teaches you how to make a crochet "dirt pod" for your plants. That way, you can put them in any pot you'd like! Learn to sew the dirt circle and cup, plus get tips for sewing and stuffing.
Close up of hand setting mug onto a crocheted coaster
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We like to think of crochet as a welcoming craft — pick up a hook, learn a few stitches, and voila! A whole world of projects is at your fingertips. If you’re new to crochet, and aren’t sure what you can make, we’ve got plenty of projects to keep you busy.
Bluprint
purple crocheted swatch on a white background
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The primrose stitch, a variation on the shell stitch, is perfect for beginner crocheters who want to get into intermediate-stitch territory, but it's also a go-to for seasoned stitchers who want to bring some gorgeous texture to their projects.
Ashley Little
shot from the waist down of a woman holding a pink crocheted bag in front of her legs
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This chic bag has a secret — it's actually made up of three separate squares. What does this mean for you? It's so easy to make, you may decide to whip up one in every color.
Beginner
Woman sitting a table knitting
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You love to knit and crochet and give the things you make as gifts. At this point, everyone in your life has one of your blankets, sweaters, or hats. Your family and friends. Your UPS guy. Your neighbor. Your neighbor's baby. Your other neighbor's baby.
Kathryn Vercillo
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