Free Knit & Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Amigurumi Berry-Topped Cupcakes
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® - Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70759B 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 4 in. (10 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-123 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Beige

Golden off-white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond

Cream


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Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (B)

860-112 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Raspberry

Magenta pink


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Note: (C)

860-147 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Purple

Medium purple


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Note: (D)

860-148 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Burgundy

Deep wine


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 4 [3.5 mm]
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Estimated Price: $ 2.70


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Foam ball, 3 in. (7.5 cm) in diameter, cut in half (one half ball will be needed for each Cupcake) Fiberfill stuffing Small amount of white yarn 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:
1.

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

2.

Materials are sufficient for multiple Cupcakes.


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.

Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sc.

Fasten off.



SIDE With knitting needles and A, cast on 51 sts.

Row 1 (WS): * Purl 1, knit 2, rep from * around.

Row 2: * Purl 2, knit 1, rep from * around.

Rows 3-14: Rep Rows 1 and 2.

Bind off.



FROSTING With crochet hook and B, 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.

Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sc.

Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 36 sc.

Rnds 7-11: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



BERRY (use C, D, or E)With crochet hook, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 4 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 st around – 8 sc.

Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sc.

Rnd 4-6: Sc in each st around – 12 sts.

Begin adding stuffing after Rnd 4.

Rnd 7: Sc2tog around – 6 sts.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Finish stuffing, use tail to gather open end closed.



FINISHING Seam ends of Side to make a loop.

Sew one long edge of Side to Base.

Weave in ends.

Stuff firmly.

Wrap Frosting over half ball, allowing edge of Frosting to extend past ball.

Sew edge of Frosting to Side.

Glue Berry to top of Cupcake.

Snip 1/4 in.

(6 mm) lengths of white yarn and glue to Frosting to make sprinkles.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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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