Dalek Cupcake by Kathleen Sperling

Dalek Cupcake

May 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
13 yards (12 m)
One: 1 5/8" wide at widest point and 1 3/8" high (not including "cherry on top")
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This pattern is available for free.

This amigurumi pattern was made up so I could make some mini cupcakes for the wedding of Carin of the Round the Twist video podcast. It’s a delicious combination of knitting and Doctor Who geekery. You can make whatever colour of Dalek you want! Any sock yarn will do.

Yarn Requirements

Model used:

colour A (wrapper): a little more than 3 yards
colour B (icing bulge and spots): about 7 yards
colour C (icing background: about 3.5 yards

Other Materials Needed

  • stitch marker, or whatever you use to mark the beginning of rounds
  • stuffing
  • (optional) 2.5mm or smaller crochet hook