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38 Free Crochet Plants Patterns

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Taking care of plants, like taking care of a pet, is not an easy task. Houseplants, particularly succulents, are popular right now, but some of them require a lot of care. So, all you plant parent wannabes who don’t have a green thumb are probably suffering from FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). Rather than being afraid of killing your plant, why not crochet plants that will live forever? Decorate your home or kitchen with these everlasting crochet plants, or give them as a gift to friends. The gift of evergreen plants that do not require watering.

Do you require crochet patterns to make them? Look no further; we’ve compiled a list of a wide range of crochet plants for you. The patterns include leafy plants, vegetables, flowers, cacti, and even succulents.

Taking care of plants is no easy feat. Crochet plants are the perfect solution for you plant parent wannabes! The evergreen gift and forever garden that never dies.

These crochet plants help those of us who are too busy to water, care for, and maintain our actual plants. Make your own crochet plant hanger to finish off the look of your plant garden made entirely of crochet. Check out our list of free crochet plant hanger patterns!

Craft Supplies To Crochet Plants

You can make your own beautiful garden with just a few materials, some basic crocheting knowledge (check out the complete guide to crochet for beginners if you need some help), and some patience.

To begin, you will need a crochet hook and some yarn. However, some of the patterns on this list will require tapestry needles, stuffing, glue, and, in some cases, wire.

Frequent Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is the best yarn to use for crochet plants?

There is no definitive answer to which yarn is best for crocheting plants. If I had to pick one, I’d go with cotton yarn. Although it is slightly inelastic and may be difficult to crochet, it is an excellent choice for your crochet plants. The reason for this is that it produces a smoother and less frizzy surface than acrylic and wool. However, if the tutorial specifies a specific type of yarn, it is best to stick with it to achieve the best results.

2. What yarn weight should I use?

The bulkiness of the yarn is an important factor in determining the size of your crochet plant. That is, a plant crocheted from sport-weight yarn will be slightly smaller than one knitted from worsted-weight yarn. So, if the tutorial does not specify, yarn weight can be chosen based on how large you want your plants to be.

3. How do I add character to crochet plants?

Adding details to your crochet plants is a great way to give them personality. Adding a cheeky grinning face to your crochet pots, a blushing face to your leaves, or a demure, meek face to your crochet flowers will give your crochet garden personality and a lot of life. You can also consider using cute little bows or ribbons on your projects.

4. How do I care for the crochet plant?

Crocheted plants, like any other decorative item, can accumulate dust over time. Dust the surface of the crocheted plant gently with a soft brush or a lint roller.

While crocheted plants do not require sunlight or water, it is best to keep them away from direct sunlight and high humidity to prevent color fading and yarn damage.

If a small stain or dirt spot appears on your crocheted plant, spot-clean it with mild detergent and water. Dab the affected area gently with a damp cloth and allow it to air dry.

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38 Crochet Plants Free Patterns

Plant care is as difficult as math. Knowing when to water them, how much light to give them, and how to avoid over-fertilizing them. If you don’t have a green thumb but still want to have a garden, this list of free crochet plant patterns is for you. I’m sure you’ll be able to find a crochet plant perfect for you among the various plants in various sizes, with tutorials suitable for beginners and above.

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Born into a creative family, Joanne Loh has over 40 years of experience in knitting and crocheting. Well-known for her creative approach to yarn crafts, her creations demonstrate a strong dedication to quality and spreading her enthusiasm among the crafting community.
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