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These are instructions for knitting and planting something that we call a Plant Pillow. When planted, you can hang it in your garden or elsewhere for ...
Cast on 17 stitches, leaving a tail of yarn that you’ll weave in. (The final pillow will be approx. 4 inches wide.) The main body of the pillow is st...
Use the darning needle to weave the casting on and off ends into the purl side of the pillow. It’s best to run them down the inside edge of the pillow...
The next step involves creating the bottom tie. Cut 6 pieces of yarn that are approx. 30 inches long. You can adjust the length of the ties to be lon...
We’ll stitch the sides next. Cut a length of yarn and make a big knot on one end. Thread the yarn through your needle and push the darning needle thro...
Fill the pillow with succulent mix.
Take another length of the yarn and stitch the top of the pillow closed. I use the stitches as a guide for an even look.
The pillow’s complete and ready for planting.
The freshly cut stems take a dip in rooting powder. This isn’t required, but it seems to help roots develop faster.
Gently – gently! – poke the stem through the pillow and into the soil inside. The most important thing is not to damage the rosette. Remember you can ...
Place a few more cuttings. Whatever you think looks good.
Rinse off any excess soil and dampen the soil inside.
Let the pillow sit for a while horizontally for the cuttings to root. Hang when ready. For more planting tips, visit Plantgasm.
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