Decorate your table with these easy-to-knit calorie-free cupcakes!
Give afternoon tea a fun twist with these pretty knitted cakes. They're easy to knit, and decorating with beads and sequins adds a delicate finishing touch. The pattern is courtesy of www.ukhandknitting.com.
Use DK yarn and 4mm needles.
Cast on 30 sts.
K 12 rows.
Row 13: K2 tog across row 15 sts.
Row 14: K.
Row 15: K2 tog across row, K last 8 sts.
Row 16: K2 tog across row [4 sts].
Row 17: K2 tog across row [2 sts].
Row 18: K2 tog.
Sew side seams to form a cup shape.
Cast on 12 sts.
Work 12 rows in stocking st (1 row K, 1 row P).
Put stuffing into cake base then sew icing over the top of the cake base. Decorate with beads and sequins (optional).
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