Knitted cupcakes are fat free and sugar-free. If only real cupcakes were too! If you are looking for some fun food ideas to knit, check out some of the cupcake knitting patterns we have listed. These patterns are fun and whimsical.
There are a lot of cupcake knitting patterns. We have included a variety that can be used to make children’s toys, table decorations, Christmas ornaments, pin cushions, hats, gloves, and bibs.
Below are 10 adorable cupcake knitting patterns. We know that you will love knitting up some of these projects.
1. Cupcake Knitting Pattern from Crazydazyknits
With this cupcake knitting pattern, you get two different designs. There is an iced bun pattern that includes 3 different types of decorations. The other design is a cupcake with a cream swirl.
This is an intermediate level knitting pattern. There are 7 pages of written instructions with photos.
Find the Pattern from crazydazyknits HERE
2. Cute as a Cupcake Hat Knitting Pattern by Cutiepatootees
How cute would this hat be for a newborn photo shoot? All babies are cute as cupcakes, so why not knit them this adorable hat? The hat uses ripples to create the icing, and there is even a cherry on top. If you want to make it even cuter, add some beads for sprinkles.
This pattern includes instructions for sizes newborn, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, and 4-8 years. The skills required to make this hat include knitting in the round, I-cord, and 3 basic crochet stitches (chain, single crochet and slip stitch).
Find the Pattern by cutiepatootees HERE
3. Free Cupcake Knitting Pattern by Elaine Fitzpatrick
This cupcake bib is perfect for birthday celebrations. The bib features a single cupcake decorated with a birthday candle.
The free cupcake knitting pattern has written instructions and uses abbreviations. There are no step-by-step photos. Since there are no helpful photos, we would recommend it for an intermediate to advanced level crocheter.
Find the Pattern by Elaine Fitzpatrick HERE
4. Fairy Knit Cupcake Pattern by Bottletopboy
These cupcakes are ideal for child’s play or display. The cupcakes liners have a stripe design which provides a festive feel. And the liner can be removed from the cupcake.
You only need to know basic knitting stitches, to complete this knitted cupcake pattern. The cakes knit up quickly and are easy to make even for a beginner.
Find the Pattern by Bottletopboy HERE
5. Cupcake Mittens Knitting Pattern by LittlemagniKnits
Little girls will look absolutely precious wearing these cupcake mittens. But why stop at little girls? This pattern has instructions for 4 different sizes: 3 year old to adult.
The cupcake knitting pattern is worked flat on single point needles, in two pieces. They are then stitched together, and the decorations are added on last. The PDF pattern is 5 pages long, with line-by-line instructions and explanatory photos.
Here’s more knitted mitten patterns here.
Find the Pattern by LittlemagniKnits HERE
6. Jumbo Cupcake Knitting Pattern by Knittingrev
If you are looking for a life-size cupcake knitting pattern, this one is perfect. The finished cupcake measures approximately 3 inches (8 cm) in diameter and 2 inches (6 cm) tall.
This cupcake is fun to knit, and only minimal seaming is required. The main cupcake is knitted in one piece from the bottom up. The thick swirl of icing is made with a knitted cord. A small flower and one single bead are used to top the cupcakes off.
Find the Pattern by Knittingrev HERE
7. Knitted Cupcake Pattern by LuckyFoxKnits
Kids will love adding these cupcakes to their play kitchens. They are perfect for teatime. They also make great decorations for birthday parties. You can even make these into Christmas ornaments by adding a loop of string.
The finished cupcake is lightweight and squishy. This project takes very little time to complete. If you choose, you can add beads (sprinkles) to the icing or leave it plain.
Find the Pattern by LuckyFoxKnits HERE
8. Knitted Cupcake Tea Cosy Pattern by Buzybeeknits
This tea cosy would be a great choice for a tea party. The pattern was inspired but a pretty pink and white cupcake. Little beads are sewn on to look like sprinkles.
The cupcake knitting pattern is knit using DK yarn and 4 mm needles. The cherry is crocheted. It is sized to fit a 4-6 cup teapot.
You can also check these Tea Cosy Knit Patterns.
Find the Pattern by Buzybeeknits HERE
9. Momma’s Hat Free Cupcake Knitting Pattern by Melody’s Makings
Turn your baby boy into a cute little cupcake with this playful hat. This is an enjoyable, quick knitting pattern that is excellent for photoshoots. And the best part is, it is a free cupcake knitting pattern.
This is a beginner-level knit hat for baby boy pattern. The hat is knitted in the round. The instructions include sizes newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, and child.
Find the Pattern by Melody’s Makings HERE
10. Triple Flower Knit Cupcake Pattern by KnittingRev
Here is a beautiful little cupcake that would be perfect for decorating for tea parties and birthdays. The little flower makes this a unique and fun project.
This cupcake is easy to knit, and there is very minimal seaming required. The main cupcake is knitted in one piece from the bottom up and has one seam to sew.
One flower is worked into the top of the knitted cupcake with intarsia, and 2 more flowers are knitted separately and sewn on. The finished cupcake measures approximately 3 inches (8 cm) in diameter and 2 inches (6 cm) tall.
Find the Pattern by KnittingRev HERE
DO YOU ENJOY KNITTING FUN AND PLAYFUL PROJECTS? IF SO, YOU WILL LOVE WORKING ON THESE CUTE LITTLE CUPCAKE KNITTING PATTERNS.
Everyone loves cupcakes! They are perfect for all occasions and bring a smile to people’s faces. If you are looking for a way to add a touch of whimsy to your kitchen decor, or want to make some children’s toys, knit some cupcakes. We have listed cupcake knitting patterns that all levels of knitters will enjoy.
For more kitchen accessories, check our Knitted Placemat Patterns and Knitted Table Runner Patterns.