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One hundred un-killable knit cacti!
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 Whether you have a green thumb or are banned from ever going into a plant store again, these adorable little cacti are a perfect addition to your desk or windowsill.  

Large Cacti!
Large Cacti!

Archaeologists spend much more time in the lab that one might think. We love to be in the field, crave it even, but more often than not we are stuck inside analyzing, cataloging, and curating artifacts and samples we collected during our brief excursions to the field. Often the lab spaces where we sequester ourselves are in the basements/back rooms/closets. These dark spaces are often not conducive to the care and keeping of lovely green growing things. My lab, for example, has few windows and as much as I would love to blanket my desk in growing things it just won't work.

Office Cacti! (Mini and Medium)
Office Cacti! (Mini and Medium)

Because my desk in the lab gets so little light a couple of my beloved succulents were sacrificed to the darkness before I gave up trying to have live plants on my desk. I needed to find a way to have green in my office without killing another plant. As an avid knitter, I decided to try to make one out of yarn and I succeeded! My little cacti brighten up my desk and keep the gloom of the Pacific Northwestern winters at bay.   

Large Cactus
Large Cactus

And now I thought that I would share these garden treasures with you. You pick the size of cacti, and I choose the yarn! They will be made from a variety of green yarns. If you have a preference of light or dark please leave a note during your pledge and I will do my best to accommodate your wishes. 

Mini Cacti (Left) and Small Cactus (Right)
Mini Cacti (Left) and Small Cactus (Right)

Stretch Goals

  $800 Funding Goal: FUNDED! 

  • Cactus Garden Reward Tier ($50) - Four to five different cacti of various sizes and shapes all arranged together in one pot! Each will be adorned with their own flower. 
Cactus Arrangement!
Cactus Arrangement!

Risks and challenges

Minimal risk. All cacti will be hand knit by me and I already have all of the necessary yarn (trust me, the yarn is taking over our spare room).

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    Love the Idea?

    Don't need to brighten up your desk or windowsill but love the idea of unkillable knit cacti? This donation helps keep this small creative business in yarn and knitting notions. Thank YOU!

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    Digital Supporter

    One adorable photo of a collection of knitted cacti to use as a phone or computer background!

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    100 Mini Knit Cacti

    These "Make 100" Special Edition Mini Knit Cacti are hand knit and nestled into mini terracotta pots waiting to adorn your desk or windowsill. Each cactus is decorated with either a knit or embroidered flower to add a pop of color.

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    Small Knit Cactus

    Larger than our Mini Knit Cacti, these small knit cacti stand "tall" between 4-6 inches and come in a terracotta pot! Each cactus is decorated with either a knit or embroidered flower to add a pop of color.

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    Small Knit Cactus-Favorite Color

    Want a cactus in a color other than green? This reward tier lets you pick the color of the cactus body and flower! Larger than our Mini Knit Cacti, these small knit cacti stand "tall" between 4-6 inches and come in a terracotta pot!

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    Medium Knit Cactus

    Larger than our Small Knit Cactus, these small knit cacti stand "tall" between 5-7 inches and comes with a leaf or two in addition to the flowers decorating the top and each comes in a terracotta pot!

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    Medium Knit Cactus- Favorite Color

    Want a cactus in a color other than green? This reward tier lets you pick the color of the cactus body and flower! Larger than our Small Knit Cactus, these small knit cacti stand "tall" between 5-7 inches and comes with a leaf or two in addition to the flowers decorating the top and each comes in a terracotta pot!

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    • Medium Knit Cactus
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    Large Knit Cactus

    Get TWO cacti in one pot! Two different knit cacti standing "tall" between 5-7 inches will be arranged in a terracotta pot! Each cactus is decorated with either a knit or embroidered flower to add a pop of color.

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    Cactus Garden

    Four to five different cacti of various sizes and shapes all arranged together in one pot! Each will be adorned with their own flower. Will arrive in either a terracotta or aluminum pot!

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    One of Each!

    Can't decide which size you like the best? Get one mini, small, medium, and large cactus in their own terracotta pots!

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    • Mini Knit Cactus
    • Small knit cactus
    • Medium Knit Cactus
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