Cupcake Pillow Holder

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Cupcake Pillow Holder

The holidays are amongst us and you know what that means; SWEETS! This cute pillow was made with and sponsored by Lion Brand Yarn and is part of their 12 Weeks of Christmas event! This pattern can also be purchased as a kit on their website and also make sure to go check out all the other wonderful pieces made for this campaign! Here is the free pattern for the Cupcake Pillow Holder!

 

Do you and your loved ones have a sweet tooth? I don’t blame you.. I can’t tell you how many late night sweets I’ve had! Why not treat yourself to something sweet with this Cupcake Pillow? Add whimsy to the room, bring a smile to anyone’s face and hold all your other items with it!

**Notes: This pattern is worked in continuous rounds.

It’s helpful to know how to do invisible decrease as it will look cleaner!

Always be mindful of commas in the pattern!

**Entire Pattern is worked with double stranding the yarn! (Using two strands of yarn at the same time)

        

Materials:    5mm (H) hook

Lion Brand Baby Soft (2 skeins of each color)

·       Twinkle Print (2 skeins)

·       Little Girl Pink (2 skeins)

Polyester fiber fill

Scissors

Darning needle

 

Abbreviations:      sc = single crochet

                  hdc = half double crochet

                  mr = magic ring

                  inc = increase (2 sc in next stitch)

                  Sl st = slip stitch

                  dec = decrease (sc 2 together)

                  ch = chain

                  FLO = front loop only

                  BLO = back loop only

                  Fpdc = front post double crochet

                  (#)= number of stitches at the end of the round

 

 

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Pink Wrapper (Bottom Half) (Begin in Little Girl Pink)

Begin with 10 hdc in Magic Ring (10)

Round 1: 2 hdc in each stitch around (20)

Round 2: * hdc, 2 hdc in next stitch* around (30)

Round 3: * hdc 2, 2 hdc in next stitch around (40)

Round 4: * hdc 3, 2 hdc in next stitch * around (50)

Round 5: * hdc 4, 2 hdc in next stitch * around (60)

Round 6: * hdc 5, 2 hdc in next stitch * around (70)

Round 7: * hdc 6, 2 hdc in next stitch * around (80)

Round 8: * hdc 7, 2 hdc in next stitch * around (90)

Round 9: * hdc 8, 2 hdc in next stitch * around (100)

Round 10: * hdc 9, 2 hdc in next stitch * around. Sl St in next. (110)

Round 11: Ch3. DC in BLO around, sl st to join. (110)

Round 12: Ch 3. *Fpdc, 2 dc * around, ending with 2 dc in the last stitch. Join with st st to third chain of beginning ch 3..

Round 13-19: Ch 3, fpdc into fpdc in the row below, dc in next 2 stitches* around, ending with 1 dc. Join with sl st to third chain of beginning ch 3. (111)

Switch to sprinkle print yarn for the ruffles around

Round 20: Ch 1, *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around.

Finish off

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When working with the frosting, you will be working in the FLO and BLO. After doing the “ruffles”, you will be working your increase rounds in the BLO of the same row (seen above)

 

Frosting (Top Half) (Pictured Above, begin in Twinkle Print)

Begin with 6 hdc in Magic Ring

Round 1: 2 hdc in each stitch around (12)

Round 2: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Round 3: *hdc, 2 hdc in next stitch BLO* around (18)

Roudn 4: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Round 5: *hdc 2 hdc in next stitch BLO * around (24)

Round 6: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Round 7: *hdc 3, 2 hdc in next stitch BLO* around (30)

Round 8: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Roudn 9: *Hdc 4, 2 hdc in next stitch BLO * around (36)

Round 10: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Round 11: *Hdc 5, 2 hdc in next stitch BLO * around (42)

Round 12: *Hdc 2 in one stitch, Hdc 4 in next stitch in FLO* around

Round 13: *Hdc 6, 2 hdc in next stitch BLO * around (48)

Round 14: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Round 15: *Hdc 7, 2 hdc in next stitch BLO * around (54)

Round 16: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Round 17: *hdc 8, 2 hdc in next stitch BLO * around (60)

Round 18: *2 hdc in next stitch FLO, 4 hdc in next stitch FLO* around

Switch to pink

Round 19: *hdc 9, 2 hdc in the next stitch* around (66)

Round 20: *hdc 10, 2 hdc in the next stitch * (72)

Round 21: *hdc 11, 2 hdc in the next stitch * (78)

Round 22: *hdc 12, 2 hdc in the next stitch * (84)

Round 23-24: hdc around

Finish off and leave a long tail for sewing

 

Dollop (In Little Girl Pink)

Begin with 6 sc in Magic Ring

Round 1: inc around (12)

Round 2: *Sc, inc* around (18)

Round 3: *Sc 2, inc* around (24)

Round 4-6: Sc around (24)

Round 7: *Sc 2, dec* around (18)

stuff firmly

Round 8: *Sc, dec*  around (12)

Finish off and close hole. Leave tail for sewing

 

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Pockets (Make 2)

Ch23

Round 1: Dc into 3rd chain from hook, dc across.

Round 2: Ch 2, turn. *Dc 2, fpdc * across, ending with dc 2.

Round 3-7: Ch 2, turn. *Dc 2, bpdc* across, ending with dc 2.

Finish off and leave tail for sewing

 

 

Working in the front post

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Below, you will be working the front post from behind