Here is our new friend – Snuggles the Cactus. Unlike other cacti, Snuggles is not pokey and he won’t hurt you…he is actually very soft, cuddly, and squishy, the opposite of what a cactus is. Snuggles is the only cactus you want to snuggle with!
I designed this pattern form Bernat Blanket Brights by Yarnspiration using Go-Go Green color, such a perfect color name for a yarn that is meant for a cactus. If you worked with this yarn before, you know how soft and beautiful it is. Including the bucket, our big Mr. Snuggles measures 32″ tall.
Would you like to make a mini version of Snuggles? No problem, just find a thinner yarn and a smaller size hook. To finish this little cutie, I used slightly over 1 skein of Paintbox Simply Aran yarn and a 4.5 mm (G) Tulip hook. Snuggles Junior turned out just about 11″ including his pot.
Oh my, I was so excited when I found this adorable Yarn Bowl by Loops & Threads in Michael’s, it’s just the perfect size for my little Snuggles!!!
Mr. Snuggles is a very good friend and he doesn’t mind sharing his bowl so I could also use it for my yarn when I crochet. When Snuggles comes out of the bowl, he likes to play, listen, and snuggle of course. I think our sweet Buddy found a new buddy…aww!
Snuggles the Cactus pattern can be found HERE. Huge thank you to our team members for testing it and very special thank you to Paula O’Donnell whose son came up with an idea of letting Snuggles come out of his pot by adding an additional circle on the bottom. Check out these adorable cactuses by our testing team:
UPDATE: September 13, 2018.
The matching Cactus Rug pattern is also available at –> IraRott.com …I hope you enjoy making these super soft cuties!