Friday, August 22, 2014

Mini Chocolate Cake - Playfood





Hello hello everyone!

Today's free pattern is super yummy! A mini chocolate cake with cream and a cherry on top! Super sweet to make, and oh so cute! You could use all sorts of flavours (colours) with this pattern! Mix it up!




You will need:
3mm hook
chocolate, white and red yarns. I used dk weight, but worsted would also work, it will be slightly larger.
Stitch marker
Sewing needle
Small amount of stuffing.

With the chocolate yarn
1: ch2, sc 8 times in the 1st ch, place marker - (8)
2: 2sc in each stitch around - (16)
3: *2sc in the first stitch, sc in the next stitch*, repeat around - (24)
4: *2sc in the first stitch, sc in the next 2 stitches* repeat around - (32)
5: sc in the back loop of each stitch around - (32)
6-11: sc in each stitch around
12: *sc2tg, sc in the next 2 stitches* in back loops only repeat around - (24)
13: *sc2tg, sc in the next stitch* repeat around - (16)
Stuff cake now.
14: sc2tg around - (8)
15: sc2tg twice, then end off leaving a tail for sewing.
Using the tail, gather the stitches around the opening and pull tight to close.

With cream yarn
1: ch12, dc 3 times in the second chain from hook, dc 3 times in each remaining chain. End off leaving a long tail. Sew cream to top of cake.

With red yarn
1: ch2, sc 5 times in the first ch
2-3: sc in each stitch around - (5)
End off and leave a long tail. Gather the stitches around the opening and pull tight to close, then sew on top of the cream.

Make sure all ends are weaved in and you are done :)

Friday, August 8, 2014

Apple Slice - Crochet Playfood




Good morning lovelies! Today's pattern is for a slice of apple! Yum yum! Another in the play food series.
This apple wedge is simple to make, and is a change from the standard whole apples. Quick and easy too, which you all know I love!

Apple Wedge
dk/light worsted weight yarn in cream, black and green (or whatever colour you want your peel)
3.5mm hook
Stuffing

1: ch2, in the first ch sc 8 times, place marker
2: 2sc in each stitch around (16)
3: *sc in the first stitch, 2sc in the next* repeat around (24)
4: *sc in the first 2 stitchs, 2sc in the next* repeat around (32)
sl st once then end cream.
5: Join green and ch1, sc around entire piece, join. (32)
End green and weave in all ends.

Fold the circle in half so you know where the middle will be and stitch on pips.

With green
1: ch2, 2sc in the 1st st, ch1, turn (2)
2: 2sc in each stitch, ch1, turn (4)
3-13: sc in each stitch across, ch1, turn
14: sc2tg twice (2)
15: ch1, turn, sc2tg (1)
End off leaving long tail.

Sew the skin onto the apple wedge, stuffing as you go.