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Cupcake Written Instructions http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2009/02/crochet-cupcake-with-cherry-sprinkles.html Teaching the world to crochet, one stitch at a time. Free crochet lessons and video tutorials for beginner crocheters. More from Crochet Geek on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963 http://www.youtube.com/user/crochet Blogger - http://www.crochet-mania.blogspot.com/ Subscribe - http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=tjw1963 Beanie Cap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEgwIFZ6408 Puff Stitch Cap http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8lLMHpt1Sw Flower http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjYgYo9EVFQ Crochet CupCake with Cherry & Sprinkles Video Tutorial: Crochet CupCake with Cherry & Sprinkles Written by Teresa Richardson Skill Level - Intermediate Materials Size G or 4mm Crochet Hook 4-Ply Yarn Polyester Fiberfill or Stuffing Abbreviations FHDC - Foundation Half Double Crochet FPDC - Front Post Half Double Crochet MC - Magic Circle SL ST - Slip Stitch HDC - Half Double Crochet SC - Single Crochet QC - Quadruple Crochet SC DEC- Single Crochet Decrease CupCake Sides Row 1: 7 FHDC, Row 2 - 28: CH 1, turn, this will not count as a stitch. 7 Front Post Half Double Crochet. Slip Stitch to the first row as you complete the last row to join the sides. CupCake Bottom MC Round 1: Ch 1, this will not count as a stitch, 12 HDC in the loop, Join in beginning HDC. Pull shut. (12 Half Double Crochet Total) Round 2: Ch 1, this will not count as a stitch, 2 HDC in ea ST around for a total of 24, Join in beginning HDC. Cut the yarn leaving a length of about 10 inches. (24 Half Double Crochet Total) Secure the magic circle at the beginning with a knot, then hide the tail. With right sides of the cupcake side and bottom facing each other, sew the edges together. There will be some easing the cupcake side to the bottom. We want to bottom to be somewhat smaller than the top. CupCake Frosting Magic Circle Loop Round 1: Ch 1, this will not count as a stitch, *HDC, QC, complete 6 times total from *, Join in beginning HDC. (6 Half Double Crochet, Quadruple Crochet total) Round 2: Ch 1, this will not count as a stitch, *Work a HDC and QC in the next HDC for an increase. Work a HDC and QC in the next QC for an increase. Complete 12 times total from *, Join in beginning HDC. (12 Half Double Crochet, Quadruple Crochet total) Round 3: Ch 1, this will not count as a stitch, *Work a HDC and QC in the next HDC for an increase. Work a HDC and QC in the next QC for an increase. Complete 24 times total from *, Join in beginning HDC. (24 Half Double Crochet, Quadruple Crochet total) NOTE: The increasing is done so each stitch will be worked in the same stitch as the previous stitch. Round 4: Ch 1, this will not count as a stitch, *Work a HDC in the next HDC, Work a QC in the next QC. Complete 24 times total from *, Join in beginning HDC. (24 Half Double Crochet, Quadruple Crochet total) Secure, knot and hide your tail at the beginning of the frosting. This is where you can add some french knots or beads to give your cupcake an original, unique look. Cherry Magic Circle Round 1: 6 SC in the Magic Circle, Do not Join. The rest of the cherry will be worked as a continual round. (6 single crochet total) Round 2: 2 SC in ea SC around (12 single crochet total) Round 3: 1 SC in ea SC around (12 single crochet total) Round 4: *1 SC DEC through the next 2 stitches, complete 6 times total from *, (6 single crochet decrease total) Add some stuffing to the cherry. Secure the last stitch and sew the top shut. This is where you can sew the cherry to the frosting. Secure, knot and hide your tail. Sewing Frosting to CupCake Side: Stuff your cupcake with polyester fiberfill. You can add some potpourri, rocks or sand for added stability and weight. I added some liquid potpourri to my fiberfill. Once you have completed stuffing your cupcake, align the side and frosting however you want it to look. Sew the pieces together. Secure, knot and hide your tail. Crochet Blog http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/ Granny Squares - Motifs - Applique http://crochet-mania-grannysquare.blogspot.com
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