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Pincushion Cactus

By: Susan Cornish from Just Crafty Enough
Updated March 12, 2019

Easy knitting patterns don't have to be boring! Make this adorable Pincushion Cactus using some leftover green yarn, an old clay pot and some stuffing. Get practice using double pointed needles and the rib stitch, in this mindless design that's as cute as can be!

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Knitting Needle Size3 or 3.25 mm, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)

Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)

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The cactus pincushion is so much fun and so easy to knit. It will certainly bristle like a real cactus once its filled with pins and needles. Thanks for the excellent tutorial, for those who don't like using double pointed needles, this might be a good way to learn how to knit with the "magic loop" method.

Darling, I picture this with a magenta flower on top!

How can something so simple be so cute?? Love it.... Great idea for those who are sewers or not. Definitely going to make some for xmas gifts.

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