Sunday, May 21, 2017

Cutie Cupcake Dolls - Free Knitting Pattern!

I saw this posted on a Facebook group - this is so cute I just had to ask if I could put her pattern notes on my blog.  

Cutie Cupcake Dolls Pattern by Kristy Roberts

(published with permission)


DK yarn
size 3 (3.25mm) Needles 


CO = cast on
KFB = knit in front and back (this is an increase)
p =purl
k =knit
Stst = stockinette stitch (knit one row, then purl the next row)
K2tog = knit 2 stitches together (this is a decrease)

 ©Kristy Roberts 2017

*This is knitted flat, starting at the bottom and working upward.
Base of cupcake
1. CO 6 sts 
2. KFB across. [12 sts]
3. P 
4. *KFB, K1 repeat from * across. [18 sts] 
5. P 
6. *KFB, K1 repeat from * across. [27 sts] 
7. P 
8. *KFB, K2 repeat from * across. [36 sts] 
9. P 
10. *KFB, K2 repeat from * across. [49 sts] 
11. Knit (to create fold line)
1-18. Work 18 rows in K1, P1 to create rib. 
19. Bind off in purl (firmly).
1. Pick up and K 36 stitches on wrong side opposite fold line. 
2-4. Stst 3 rows 
5. *k4, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
6. Stst 3 rows. 
7. *k3, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
8. P 
9. *k1, k2tog, repeat from * across.

**change to head color 
1. Stst 3 rows. 
2. *Kfb, k1, repeat from * across. 
3. P 
4. *Kfb, k1, repeat from * across. 
5. Stst 7 rows 
6. *K4, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
7. P 
8. *K3, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
9. P 
10. *K1, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
11. P 
12. K2tog across.
13. Cut yarn leaving a tail to thread thru darning needle and gather remaining stitches. 
14. Sew on eyes and face detail.
15. Sew seams and stuff to your desired fullness. 
16. Sew on hair.

Arms - 
1. CO 8 sts.
2-9. Stst 8 rows. 

*Change to hand color 
10. K across. 
11. P across. 
12. *K1, k2tog repeat from * across to last 2 sts, k2.  [6 sts] 
13. P 
14.  Cut yarn leaving a tail to thread thru darning needle and gather remaining stitches. 
15. Sew on arms.

Cupcake hat. 
CO 38 sts. 
1-4. K1, p1 (rib) for 4 rows.

*Change color 
5. K 
6. *PFB, K2, repeat from * across.  
7. K 
8. P 
9. *K2tog, YO, repeat from * across.  
10. P 
11. K 
12. Pick up stitch from first new color row and P2tog across.
13-16. Stst 4 rows. 
14. *K3, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
15. P 
16. k2, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
17. P 
18. k1, k2tog, repeat from * across. 
19. P 
20. K2tog across. 
21.  Cut yarn leaving a tail to thread thru darning needle and gather remaining stitches.
22. Sew seam.
23. Sew on pretty "sprinkles" using other colored yarns.  -I supposed tiny beads could be used as an option for the sprinkles.

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Unknown said...

This so gorgeous just the thing to have in your purse to entertain wee ones who are fretful at the doctors, church or anywhere you may be, Thank you Carol NZ

Unknown said...

I really enjoy knitting these little dolls for my grandchildren one especially loves cupcakes. I thank you very much for sharing this pattern

Becky said...

I LOVE these! I had a cupcake doll growing up - plastic of course, not knitted. I've been looking for a unique gift to knit for a friends baby and this is definitely it!

Anonymous said...

THANKYOU so sweet

Richard and Sheila said...

Such a lovely idea! Youre so generous to share your pattern, thank you so much!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing!

shirley hunt said...

thank you sooo much for this pattern,I was looking for something new and those are adorable

Patsy said...

Will definitely be having a go at making these, so cute.

Unknown said...

Wonder how many I can make before Lockdown ends!