Certainly! Here’s a free crochet pattern to create a cute cactus. This crochet cactus is perfect for adding a touch of green to your home decor, and it requires very little maintenance compared to real cacti.

Materials Needed:

  1. Green yarn for the cactus body.
  2. Brown yarn for the pot.
  3. Crochet hook appropriate for your yarn (usually a size recommended on the yarn label).
  4. Yarn needle for weaving in ends.
  5. Scissors.
  6. Polyester fiberfill stuffing.


  • Ch: Chain
  • Sl st: Slip stitch
  • Sc: Single crochet
  • Hdc: Half double crochet
  • Dc: Double crochet
  • St(s): Stitch(es)



Note: The cactus is worked in continuous rounds (spirals), so you won’t join each round with a slip stitch.

  1. Start with a magic ring (or ch 4 and join with a sl st to form a ring).
  2. Round 1: Work 6 sc into the magic ring. (6 sts)
  3. Round 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. (12 sts)
  4. Round 3: Sc in the next st, 2 sc in the next st around. (18 sts)
  5. Rounds 4-10: Sc in each st around. (18 sts)
  6. Round 11: Sc in the next st, sc2tog (decrease) around. (12 sts)
  7. Stuff the cactus with polyester fiberfill.
  8. Round 12: Sc2tog around. (6 sts)
  9. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.


  1. Start with brown yarn.
  2. Chain 2.
  3. In the second chain from the hook, work 6 sc. (6 sts)
  4. Rounds 1-4: Sc in each st around. (6 sts)
  5. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.


  1. Sew the open end of the pot closed using the yarn tail and a yarn needle.
  2. Sew the cactus to the top of the pot using the long yarn tail from the cactus.
  3. Weave in any remaining ends.

Your crochet cactus is now complete and ready to add some handmade charm to your home decor. You can make multiple cacti in different sizes and shapes to create a lovely crochet cactus garden. Enjoy your crocheting.