Christmas Cats in Cupcakes by Enna Design

Christmas Cats in Cupcakes

December 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
2.0 mm
1.0 mm
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With this pattern, you can make three kinds of Kokeshi-style cat and their cupcakes: Santa Claus, Reindeer and Snowman.

Kokeshi (こけし), are Japanese traditional craft and simple wooden dolls with no arms or legs. They have been crafted for more than 150 years as a toy for children.

My kokeshi doll is a little different from the traditional one and is in something. Christmas cats are sitting in their festive cupcakes. There is a hole in the center of the cupcake, where you can put in and out Kokeshi cats. Their hats and Antler-headband have holes for ears and are removable.

• In American English Terminology
• 41-page PDF instructions including a cover page
• Step-by-step pictures
• Diagrams
• Skill level: Easy to intermediate

• Worsted weight 100% wool yarn
• Size 8 100% cotton thread
• Embroidery floss for Snowman Cat
• 6 mm safety eyes
• 9 mm safety nose for Santa Claus Cat
• 5 mm and 7 mm craft pom-poms in white for cupcake embellishment
• Assorted buttons and embroidery thread for cupcake embellishment
• Interfacing fabric (or wool felt can be substituted)
• 4 mm crochet hook (US: G/6, UK: 8, JP: 7/0)
• 2 mm crochet hook (US: B/1, UK: 14, JP: 2/0)
• 1 mm crochet hook (US: Steel 12, UK: 1 mm, JP: No.6)
• Tapestry needle
• Polyester fiberfill
• Yarn glue

Doll: 2-1/4” (5.5 cm) wide and 3-1/2” (9 cm) tall without hat/antler
Cupcake: 3” (8 cm) wide and 2-1/2” (6 cm) tall
Fits standard pocket/travel pack tissues: 2-1/4” (6 cm) wide, 4-1/4” (11 cm) long, and 1” (2.5 cm) deep