Mini Cupcake

 MINI CROCHET CUPCAKE|PLAY-FOOD|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP
SKILL LEVEL:
Easy
Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing.
SIZE:
5cm in diameter and 4cm in height
MATERIALS:
Yarns:
Double knitting/light worsted yarn
Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn, in colors of choice
Hooks & Notions:
Small amount fiberfill/toy stuffing
Size 3.50mm Hook
Yarn needle
Stitch marker
GAUGE:
22sts x 30 rows = 10 x 10cm
Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect
I use US Crochet stitch terminology

INSTRUCTIONS

 Cupcake Base:
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.
Rnd 1: With base yarn, CH2. Work 6SC in 2nd CH from hook. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2SC in each ST around (12SC). MM
Rnd 3: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18SC). MM
Rnd 4: For this rnd only work in the back loops. Work 1SC in each ST around (18SC). MM
Rnd 5: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in each of the next two STS.  Repeat from * around (24SC). MM
Rnd 6-7: Work 1SC in each ST around (24SC). MM
Rnd 8: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in each of the next three STS. Repeat from * around (30SC). MM
Rnd 9: Work 1SC in each ST around (30SC). FO and leave a short tail, it will be hidden inside the base when cupcake is assembled
Cupcake Top:
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.
Rnd 1: With base yarn, CH2. Work 6SC in 2nd CH from hook. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2SC in each ST around (12SC). MM
Rnd 3: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18SC). MM
Rnd 4: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (24SC). MM
Rnd 5: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in next three STS. Repeat from * around (30SC).
Rnd 6: Work 1SC in each ST around (30SC). MM
Rnd 7: For this rnd only work in the back loops. Work 1SC in each ST around (30SC). MM
Rnd 8: *SC2tog and work 1SC in next three STS. Repeat from * around (24SC). MM
Rnd 9: *SC2tog and work 1SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (18SC). MM
Rnd 10: *SC2tog and work 1SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (12SC). MM
Push fiberfill through opening until the cupcake is sufficiently stuffed.
Rnd 11: *Sc2tog. Repeat from * around (6SC). FO and leave a long tail for sewing.
How To Assemble:
Place the bottom part of cupcake top inside the cupcake base. Line up rnd 7 of the top with rnd 9 of the base. Sew through both loops to secure the cupcake top to the cupcake base.
Icing:
This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd.
Rnd 1: With icing yarn, CH2. Work 6SC in 2nd CH from hook. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2SC in each ST around (12SC). MM
Rnd 3: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in next ST. Repeat from * around (18SC). MM
Rnd 4: *Work 2SC in first ST and 1SC in next two STS. Repeat from * around (24SC). MM
Rnd 5: *Work 1SC in next ST, work 1HDC in next ST, work 1DC in next ST, work 1DC in next ST, work 1HDC in next ST, work 1SC in next ST. Repeat from * until end. FO and leave a tail for sewing icing to cupcake top.
Finishing:
Embroider French knots in assorted colors onto the icing. Sew icing to top of cupcake. Weave in all ends.

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