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Amigurumi Hi-life Cupcake
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton - Cotton-Ease® - Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70756AD 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.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

760-136 Lion Cotton Yarn: Clove

Dark burnt orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 6.99
Note: (A)

830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond

Cream


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Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (A)

620-126 Wool-Ease Yarn: Chocolate Brown

Rich, deep brown


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Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (B)

830-103 Cotton-Ease: Blossom

Pinkish lavender


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 4 [3.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
STYROFOAM ball, 3 in. (7.5 cm) in diameter, cut in half Fiberfill stuffing Craft glue
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.


INSTRUCTIONS



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
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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