Ay, caramba! Look at that very cute small desert cactus! Now you can make one yourself with this clear and easy to follow crochet pattern. This cactus is perfect for those who can't even manage to keep real cacti alive, lol! When made with a 4.0mm crochet hook and light worsted weight yarn, this cactus will become approx. 20,5cm / 8" tall. Needed materials to make this pattern: - crochet needle, size G (6) / 4.0mm - yarn type: light worsted weight / DK - green yarn (about 83 yards / 75 meters) - brown yarn (about 95 yards / 86 meters) - dark brown yarn (about 28 yards / 25 meters) - dark green yarn (about 2 yards / 1,5 meters) - grey yarn (about 2.5 yards / 2 meters) - yellow yarn (about 3.5 yards / 3 meters) - tapestry needle - fiberfill for stuffing Needed skills to make this pattern: - magic ring - chain stitches - slip stitches - single crochet - double crochet - increasing and decreasing - basic embroidery skills: backstitch technique Overall skill level: advanced beginner. The pattern is written in US crochet terminology and is available in English. The pattern description is written using abbreviations; there's an extensive list included to explain all abbreviations used. There are also a lot of detailed pictures included to guide you through the pattern. After you've completed your purchase, you can download the pattern in the language you require. Please note: This pattern is protected by copyright. It is not allowed to copy (parts of) the pattern, reuse it or parts of it in other patterns, resell it or spread it without written permission of The Flying Dutchman Crochet Design.