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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Hi-life Cupcake
 

Free Knit & Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Hi-life Cupcake

Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton - Cotton-Ease® - Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 70756AD
Rating: ****3.2 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

About 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) tall



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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These adorable play-food cupcakes are great favors. Fill them with scented rice to make sachets or give them to crafty friends to use as pincushions.

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Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Avocado Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather
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*Lion® Cotton (Article #760). 100% Cotton; package size: Solids: 5 oz./140g; 236yd/212m balls
Multi: 4 oz/113g; 189 yd/170m balls.
*Cotton-Ease (Article #830). 50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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•  760-136 Lion Cotton Yarn: Clove
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•  830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 4 [3.5 mm]   $ 2.70  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
STYROFOAM® ball, 3 in. (7.5 cm) in diameter, cut in half
Fiberfill stuffing
Craft glue
 

Amigurumi Hi-life Cupcake

Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton - Cotton-Ease® - Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


BASE
With crochet hook and A, ch 2.
Rnd 1:
Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2:
Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc.
Rnd 3:
*2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sc.
Rnd 4:
*2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sc.

SIDE

With knitting needles and A, cast on 39 sts.
Row 1 (WS):
* Purl 1, knit 2, rep from * around.
Row 2:
* Purl 2, knit 1* rep around.
Rows 3-12:
Rep Rows 1 and 2. Bind off.

FROSTING
Foundation
With crochet hook and B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 3 sc in first ch. Place marker in first stitch for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 6 sc.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 9 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 15 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 21 sts.
Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 7 sts, rep from * around - 27 sts.
Rnd10: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 8 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd11: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 9 sts, rep from * around - 33 sts.
Rnd12: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 10 sts, rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd13: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 11 sts, rep from * around - 39 sts.
Rnd14: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 sts, rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnd15: Sc in each st around - 42 sts.
Fasten off.

Frosting Swirl
With knitting needles and B, cast on 8 sts.
Row 1 (WS): Purl across.
Row 2: Knit .
Rep Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures about 30 in. (76 cm). Bind off.

FINISHING
Seam ends of Side to make a loop. Sew one edge of Side to Base. Weave in ends. Insert a small amount of stuffing, then a foam half ball. Arrange Frosting Foundation over foam ball and sew to Side. Glue one end of Frosting Swirl to top center of Foundation. Glue remainder of Swirl in a spiral over Foundation. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


 


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: ****3.2 (based on 5 reviews)
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Amigurumi Hi-life Cupcake Reviewed by Robinson Wanda on 2009-03-26 ****
they are cute and yum too
I really like them.


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