Best known for its prickly foliage and vibrant flowers, the Thistle is the national symbol of Scotland and plays an important role in legend and folklore. It stands for bravery, luck and strength there, while the French would plant thistles to protect themselves from witchcraft. To the Victorians, giving a thistle was meant as a warning against intrusion. Whatever the occasion, you can be sure that this crochet version is much more cuddly than its floral counterpart, and it will remain bright and beautiful throughout the seasons.
Alexandra’s Garden kits are a range of amigurumi crochet characters bringing to life a range of much-loved plants and flowers making them perfect for the budding gardener or crafter. With no watering required, the TOFT crochet flower range are low maintenance, always in bloom and are guaranteed to brighten up your home all year round!
THIS KIT CONTAINS: 125g of TOFT's luxury DK pure wool in the colours of your choice.
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Foliage colour: 100g Green
Flower colour: 25g Magenta
TOFT’s Alexandra’s Garden flower kits all include a printed postcard pattern alongside a downloadable digital copy, lengths of Black and Cream yarn for the eyes and a ‘cro-your-own’ tag. Select a packaging option between a gift wrapped bouquet or a jute reusable project bag to keep your latest crochet bloom inside while it grows. Choose to add a TOFT crochet hook to make it the perfect gift.
The crochet pattern is also provided digitally in .pdf format. You can download this from a link that will appear at the bottom of your order confirmation email and in your MY TOFT library. You can log in and re-download the pattern at your convenience.
YOU WILL NEED: To complete your Thistle you will need a few added extras including a 3mm crochet hook, toy stuffing and a wool needle. Find everything you need in our haberdashery section.
MEASUREMENTS: When finished your Thistle will be approximately 36cm tall from feet to top of flower.
SKILL LEVEL 2: This kit is suitable for enthusiastic beginners or those who have crocheted before.
IT WILL TAKE: approximately 5-10 hrs crochet time.
All orders are hand-picked and packed by our team in Warwickshire into our fully recyclable and reusable packaging.