This first one shows the colours that were used and gives a good shot of the "paper" base:
This second one shows the shape of the "icing" top better:
It was a really quick and fun project. Aside from being a nice pin cushion, I think it would make a great birthday gift. The pattern calls for sport weight yarn and a size "E" hook, but I just used some worsted weight yarn and a size "G" or "F" hook, I can't remember which I used. My cupcake is 3.5" tall.
- "G" or "F" crochet hook
- Purple worsted weight acrylic yarn, I used Bernat Super Value
- White worsted weight acrylic yarn, I used Phentex
- Red bead for the "cherry" topper
- Fibre fill