A crochet cupcake for a sweet friend.

Hi you guys! This is my first attempt at a crochet cupcake. What do you think? Is she good enough to eat? :)

I’m going to mail her as part of the Make-It & Mail-It Challenge #2, so I had to take a few pictures to remember her by. (Not saying who she’s for in case she sees this.) (And sure hope you will have time to join in the challenge! It’s not just for cards, feel free to make and mail anything you like.)

(Resources: The crochet pattern is from Amigurumi World: Seriously Cute Crochet by Ana Paula Rimoli. I love this book so much, I want to make everything in it! Amigurumi is a kind of crochet in the round that is popular in Japan — I first found out about it while I was browsing a bookstore in Tokyo. I litterlly squealed with delight when I  first saw it, startling quiet shoppers! But it was all in Japanese and I’m not that good at crochet yet. I was so happy when I found this book in English! Beads  and paper doily are from the craft store. The eyes were hard to come by, but I finally found some at Hobby Lobby. The wooden plate is one that I got from Keyuca in Tokyo. That store is awesome! I made the napkin a while back.)

Have a sweet day,

33 Replies to “A crochet cupcake for a sweet friend.”

  1. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! This is so stinkin’ cute!!!!
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  2. This is ADORABLE!!!! I must learn how to crochet! It’s on my bucket list!
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  3. Aw… this is way too cute, Lisa!! I made one too, but not as cute as yours!

  4. Absolutely cute.

  5. Adorable!!! Love the sprinkles!

  6. You ate Soooooooooooo multi talented Lisa! I lurve this…
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  7. Thanks you guys! Really made me smile! :)

  8. OMIGOSH – this Cupcake Diva would LOVE to have that adorable crochet goody sitting on my desk!!!
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  9. Super sweet cupcake! I am *so* tempted by crochet – it’s one of the few crafts I’ve never learnt. But I know that I need another crafting hobby like I need a hole in the head!
    Your friend will adore this cutie, I’m sure ;)
    Hugs, Ruth S
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  10. I love Anna’s books I have two of them and have just recently finished a half dozen cupcakes as a birthday gift. They are so easy to make, I am like you I want to make everything in both books.

  11. If this isn’t the sweetest little cupcake I’ve ever seen! Jost so cute – your friend will LOVE it!
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  12. Sharon D from Canada says: Reply

    Totally adorable!!! I love the “icing” swirled edge and the tiny sprinkles on top! Your set upf for the photo is so cute too!

  13. barbara lassiter says: Reply

    Well this is so cute…and it’s no-cal as well. Your friend will love it!!!!

  14. I love the crochet cupcake!! I’ve been attempting small crocheted flowers for cards but have decided that the crochet needle and I do not get along. I like my knitting needles so much better! So I love to see what others can create!

  15. Michelle Sielman says: Reply

    OMG!! I am totally blown away:-) I love this so much!!

  16. Okay, if I were you, looking at this, you would say, “GAH!!” So here goes. . . . . .GAH! I love this! It’s the cutest, little thing EVER!! And your first time making one too! Fantastic job, Lisa! I adore the tiny beads! :)
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  17. GAH!!! Lisa, I love her so much. SOOOOOOO cute! Whoever gets her in the mail is one lucky duck!!!
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  18. well, well, well.. aren’t you the multi-talented little thing?! yeah, i am totally envious! your blog is turning into those pretty blogs with pretty pictures.. so much eye candy in every corner.

  19. Yikes! That is awesome – although I’m a little jealous that you have added yet ANOTHER talent to the very long list already in place (PLUS, you’re also good at MATH!!!). OK. I’m very jealous. But, that is a seriously sweet cupcake and the little sprinkle beads on top totally make it. I need to sign up for these make-it-mail-it challenges especially since we will soon be moving. BWAAAAAA!!!!
    It’s OK, I’ll mail you :)

  20. Seriously cute, and mighty sweet, Lisa! Can’t believe this is your first – looks mighty expert to me. Love it!
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