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lily® sugar’n cream® crochet cactus garland

Add a fun vibe to your space with this light-hearted garland made in fresh shades of Lily® Sugar’n Cream®. This pattern is so versatile, you can attach a cactus or rose to your jackets, bags or even greeting cards!
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Approx 85" [216 cm] long
  • Cactus Motifs = Approx 4" [10 cm] tall

GAUGE: 16 sc and 17 rows = 4" [10 cm]

STITCH EXPLANATION(S):

  • Sc4tog (Single Crochet 2 Together): Draw up a loop in each of next 4 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

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Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

CACTUS (Make 9) With A, ch 14. See diagram

1st Rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to last ch. 3 sc in last ch. Do not turn. Working in rem loops of foundation ch, 1 sc in each ch to last ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to ­ rst sc. 28 sc.

2nd Rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 2 sc in each of next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. 2 sc in each of last 2 sc. 34 sc.

3rd Rnd: Sl st in each of next 6 sc. Ch 8. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in next ch. 4 dc in next ch. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Skip next 2 sc of cactus body. Join with sl st to next sc (arm made). Sl st in each of next 13 sc. Ch 11. 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc). 1 dc in each of next 2 ch. Sc4tog. 1 dc in next ch. Skip next 2 sc of cactus body. Join with sl st to next sc (arm made). Sl st in each sc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to­ first sl st.

Fasten off. Steam iron cactus pieces lightly into shape.


ROSE (Make 8)

With B, ch 27.

1st Row: (RS). 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as dc). 1 dc in each ch to last ch. 1 hdc in last ch. Turn. 25 sts.

2nd Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *3 dc in each of next 3 dc. Sl st in next dc. Rep from * to end of row.

Fasten off. Coil strip and sew through layers to secure to form rose as shown in photo.


Step 3

ASSEMBLY: With C, *ch 20. Join cactus with sl st at top of cactus. Ch 20. Join rose with sl st at top of rose. Rep from *, alternating joining cactus and rose, 7 times more. Ch 20. Join cactus with sl st at top of cactus. Ch 20. Fasten off.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Ch = Chain(s)

Contrast A = Hot Green

Contrast B = Tangerine

Contrast C = Seabreeze

Dc = Double Crochet

Hdc = Half Double Crochet

Rem = Remain(ing)

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sc4tog = Single Crochet 2 Together

Sl st = Slip Stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Yoh = Yarn Over


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