Little Cupcake Pincushion by Julie Erskine

Little Cupcake Pincushion

DK (11 wpi) ?
3.0 mm
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This pattern is available for free.

Yum! This cheery little cupcake looks good enough to eat (but please don’t!) I used bright embroidery floss to give him sprinkles but I don’t even think I needed to - if you use pins with coloured heads they already look like real sprinkles! He’s super quick & easy to make and only uses a small amount of yarn - a perfect “stash buster” project!

Difficulty: Beginner Friendly - Suitable for those new to amigurumi

Must know how to work in the round, increase, and invisible decrease.

What you will need:

  • 3mm Crochet Hook
  • Small Amount of Beige Yarn (I used Rico Cotton Essentials DK in “Natural”)
  • Small Amount of White Yarn (Wendy’s Supreme Luxury DK in “White”)
  • Tiny Amount of Red Yarn (Three Bears Yarn Affection in “Red”)
  • Blunt End Yarn Needle
  • Pointy End Sewing Needle
  • Black Embroidery Floss
  • 6mm Safety Eyes
  • Assorted Coloured Embroidery Floss (for the sprinkles)
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Marker
  • Polyester Toy Stuffing