The next succulent I decided to try was called Little Mouse.
It is made from these two yarns held together: Rowan Kidsilk Haze and Scheepjes Alpaca Rhythm.
And I still have this much left and weighing it on my kitchen balance scales I can’t even calculate how much it took, it is so little.
Foolishly, as someone who crochets fairly tightly, I chose to use the recommended size of hook and found the stitches hard to see and even harder to undo. Eventually, having got this far; I had to give up and use a larger hook. This meant that things went much better and I soon completed my little mouse.
Very small as you can see.
But then, what should happen but my Old Lady Cactus decided to flower.
And of course Little Mouse, not to be outdone, decided to flower too.
She does look so much more interesting with a flower. But it’s really remarkable because she is living off air, not having any soil to draw on!
My first attempt at a flower was this.
But I thought I could do better and get closer to what the real flowers look like.