Tiny cupcake hat – Free crochet pattern
How to make a tiny cupcake hat.
Inspired by the French version of Innocent’s “The big knit” (in UK and Ireland) or “Das Große Stricken” (Germany)
In France, Innocent collects tiny knitted/crocheted hats to put on their bottles, and for each bottle sold with a hat, they will give 0.20€ to Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly.
Tools and Materials
- Fingering weight yarn : 2 main colors + red or pink to make the cherry
- 3.5mm (E) hook
- Yarn needle
- st(s) : stitch(es)
- sl st : slip stitch
- ch : chain stitch
- sc : single crochet
- dc : double crochet
- hdc : half double crochet
- FPdc : front post double crochet
- pm : place marker
- [ ] : work instructions within brackets as many times as directed.
The cake :
Ch 31, then sl st in the 1st st to make a ring.
Row 1 : ch 3, dc in next 30 sts, sl st — (30 sts)
Rows 2-7 : ch 3, FPdc in next 30 sts, sl st — (30 sts)
Weave your ends in.
The icing :
Round 1 : Make a magic ring and work 8 hdc in the ring (don’t forget to add 2ch after the initial sl st), sl st, — (8 sts)
Round 2 : ch 2, [2 hdc in next st] 8 times, sl st — (16 sts)
Round 3 : ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st ] 8 times, sl st — (24 sts)
Round 4 : ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts] 8 times, sl st — (32 sts)
Round 5 : ch 2, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts] 8 times, — (40 sts)
Round 6 : [sl st, skip 1 st , 5 hdc in next st, skip 1 st, sl st] 8 times.
Leave enough yarn to sew the icing on the cake.
The cherry :
Round 1 : Make a magic ring and work 6 sc in the ring, pm — (6 sts)
Round 2 : [2 sc in next st] 6 times, pm — (12 sts)
Rounds 3-5 : sc in next 12 sts, pm — (12 sts)
Leave enough yarn to sew the cherry on the icing.
Sew the cherry on the center of the icing.
Sew the icing on the cake with a simple backstitch between rounds 5 and 6 of the crocheted icing.
Weave your ends in.
You’re done !
You can sell finished objects made from this pattern, but please :
- Don't forget to credit me as the designer,
- Let me know about it by tagging me @petitspixels on social media or by sending me a message. I'll be happy to add a link to your shop / blog on this page. ♥