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Cherry on Top

PDF Knitting Pattern


Love cupcakes but don’t love the calories? Knit up one of these quick and adorable cupcakes for yourself! Each one only takes a small amount of yarn so you’ll have a delicious-looking confection in no time, complete with seed-bead sprinkles and a cherry on top.

20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
Recommended Yarn
Worsted weight yarn (such as KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Worsted). Cupcake Liner—about 20 yards in any color; Cake—about 5 yards in another color; Frosting—about 20 yards in another color; Cherry (optional)—about 5 yards in red.
Set of four double-pointed needles, 3.5mm (US 4), or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn Needle
  • Stuffing
  • A pinch of seed beads (for sprinkles, optional)
  • A hand sewing needle (for sprinkles, optional)
  • Sewing thread (for sprinkles, optional)