Baby & Kids

Cupcake Blanket & Hat

Snuggle up to fluffy frosting with a cherry on top in this sweet set.

By Sharon Mann

YARN

RED HEART Snuggle Bunny, 4oz/113g skeins, each approx 83yds/75m (100% acrylic)

  • 5 skeins #9010 Cottontail (A)

RED HEART With Love, 7oz/198g skeins, each approx 370yds/338m (100% acrylic)

  • 2 skeins #1321 Chocolate (B)
  • 1 skein #1909 Holly Berry (C)

Note Scrap yarn for sprinkles

CROCHET HOOKS

  • Size K/10.5 (6.5mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge
  • Size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook

NOTIONS

  • Tape measure
  • Yarn needle

SIZE

Hat Baby (Toddler, Child)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Blanket width 34"/87cm

Blanket length 36"/92cm

Hat circumference Approx 14 (16, 18)"/35.5 (40.5, 45.5)cm

GAUGE

Rnds 1-4 = 4.5"/11.5cm over blanket pattern with larger hook.

Remember to check gauge for best results!

 

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Comments

Cupcake Blanket

This is an adorable blanket, but there are a few problems with the printed pattern. First, the instructions tell you to make (8) circles, but you actually need (9). The other problem I had was for the cupcake portion in chocolate, the pattern calls for 60 rows, but even with a correct gage, this was way too few. Counting the "ribs" in the picture was what I finally ended up doing to even get close to the correct size, but it is still not 34". I had trouble finding the yarn for the frosting, and ended up using a different brand than specified, but was lucky enough to find one where the color was called "buttercream".