23 Free and Paid Crochet Cactus Patterns You’ll Want To Try

Did you know that for many people, including in some Native American cultures, the cactus symbolizes protection, strength, and maternal love

These plants may be prickly, but their hardiness and their ability to survive in harsh conditions make them representative of endurance and strength. 

When you look at it that way, a cactus is a great gift to give and a fantastic item to have in your home! 

If your thumb isn’t quite as green as you’d like, don’t worry about taking care of a live cactus. We’ve rounded up tons of free and paid crochet cacti so you can fill your home with this beautiful plant without ever worrying about caring for it. 

Here you can find a free pattern for a hairy cactus in a pot. It’s a fun project for working with different types of yarn and fibers!

If you’re just starting out, try the easy free cactus pillow pattern from Bernat here.

And if you’re ready to tackle a cute amigurumi cactus for a gift or your own decor, you can find a free pattern here

Once you get the crocheted cactus bug, you may find that you can’t stop!

Don’t worry – we’ve collected patterns for every cactus project imaginable. Read on for everything from cactus coasters to cactus hats, with something for crocheters at every skill level. 

Crochet Cactus Patterns

If you can't get enough cacti, you're in the right place. Once you've explored the free patterns above, check out these patterns from Etsy for more great cactus crochet designs.

This collection features amigurumi, home decor, toys, and more. Whether you want to bring a little southwestern charm to your own home or are hoping to make a cactus-themed gift, you'll find what you need here.

Kelsey Mlnarik

Kelsey has been a crafter since childhood and enjoys crochet, sewing, and any craft she can make with her children. She loves learning new techniques and sharing what she learns along the way. Kelsey someday hopes to be someone's crafty grandmother, crocheting afghans and drinking entire pots of coffee.

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