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Red Velvet Ribbon Cake
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® - Wool-Ease® Chunky - Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton - Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 80008 This play-food cake is a festive centerpiece for a bridal shower or wedding reception.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-099 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49
Note: (A)

630-188 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Mulberry Warm spiced burgundy
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 17.58
Note: (B)

480-099 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Macadamia

Dusty light beige


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 16.98
Note: (C)

860-170 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Pea Green

Bright yellow-green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 2.47
Note: (D)

860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


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

860-126 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Chocolate

Cool medium brown


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

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Craft glue STYROFOAM shapes as follows: 5 in. (12.5 cm) square, 2 1/2 (6.5 cm) thick 8 and 11 1/2 in. (20.5 and 29.5 cm) squares, both 4 in. (10 cm) thick Clover Pom-Pom maker, extra small Craft wire

INSTRUCTIONS



CAKE Lower Layer With B, cast on 4 stitches.

Knit every row until strip measures same as outside edge of largest foam square.

Apply craft glue lightly to sides of square, then wrap A around all sides.

In same manner, cover about 2 in.

(5 cm) border on top of foam square with A.

Glue B strip around lower edge of square.

With C and Pom-Pom maker, make pompoms.

Glue pompoms around lower edge of square over B strip.





Middle Layer Using 8 in.

(50.5 cm) foam square, make same as lower layer.

Glue middle layer to center of lower layer.





Top LayerCover sides of smallest foam square in same manner as lower layer.

Cover entire top of square with A.

Glue top layer to center of middle layer.





Embellishments Note: For all yarn wrapped pieces, thread yarn ends into large eyed blunt needle and weave under wraps to secure.

Leaves Cut 18 in.

(46 cm) lengths of craft wire.

Bend ends into a leaf shape.

Wrap leaf shapes with D or E as desired.

Trim remaining wire, extending from leaf, to 4-6 in.

(10-15 cm) and wrap with F for stem.

Leave 2-3 leaf stems unwrapped.

Buds Cut 4-6 in.

(10-15 cm) lengths of craft wire.

Wrap length with F for stem, wrap about 1 in.

(2.5 cm) at end of wire with A for bud.

RosesCut a 40 in.

(101.5 cm) length of wire.

Bend in half and twist ends together to make a very elongated oval shape.

Wrap wire form with B until completely covered.

Gently roll covered wire into a spiral to make rose.

Make 5 roses in this manner, make one small rose by beginning with a 20 in.

(51 cm) length of wire.





FINISHING Glue 3 large roses to top center of cake.

Glue small rose to center of 3 rose group.

Glue remaining roses to sides of cake as desired.

Insert wire stems of leaves and buds into cake.

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