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Taught by my mother and grandmother, I’ve been knitting for as long as I can remember. I love designing all sorts of animals and other creatures. It’s fun and the best way I know of to relax!

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Hannibal the Man-Eating Plant

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Hannibal the Man-Eating Plant
Hannibal the Man-Eating Plant
Hannibal the Man-Eating Plant
Hannibal the Man-Eating Plant

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Making Hannibal involves both knitting and little bit of crochet.
  • The knitting is done both flat and in the round with double-pointed needles, with the stitches knit, purl, lifted increases, knit/purl 2 together and slip stitch over.
  • His leaves are crocheted with the stitches single crochet, chain and slip stitch.

Pattern Description:

Ack! It's a man-eating plant!

Don't worry though, there's no need to run just yet. This little guy called Hannibal is still a small sapling and doesn't even have teeth yet. So he'll just look really adorable as he tries to chew on your arm.


The PDF pattern includes many pictures and easy to follow, row-for-row instructions on how to make a little man-eating plant called Hannibal.


22 stitches and 32 rows = 10x10 cm / 4x4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 23 cm / 9" tall


  • double-pointed knitting needles (4 mm - US 6 - UK 8 recommended)
  • crochet hook (4.5 mm - US G - UK 7)
  • yarn suitable for your needles (green, beige, pink and a little bit of black)
  • stuffing
  • embroidery needle

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