Cupcakes … fat-free and calorie-free?

Today is a first for me … a BLOG SWAP!

Louis from Louie’s Loops has created some cupcakes (and recipe directions) for us!

I created some cupcakes for Louie’s Loops … mine are filled with calories 😉

They are absolutely adorable crocheted cupcake coasters!!!

Materials:

(basically any 100% cotton works)

Needle to sew in ends with

Abbreviations:

-SL.ST = Slip Stitch

-SC = Single Crochet

-HDC = Half Double Crochet

-DC = Double Crochet

-Ch = Chain

-Rnd = Round

In color A (brown) Ch 10

Rnd 1: Sc 8, turn.

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc 8 in back stitches

Rnd 3 – 14: Repeat x 12 (14 total)

Change to color B

Rnd 15: ch 1, Sc 1 in the sides of each row 14, turn. [Don’t cut, Leave color B attached] (14)

Change to color C

Rnd 16: ch 1, sc 2 in first, sc 1 in next 12, sc 2 in next, turn. (16)

Rnd 17: Don’t ch, skip first st, sc 1 in next 14, stop one early, turn. (14)

Rnd 18: ch 1, sc 1 in each, turn. (14)

Rnd 19: Don’t ch, skip first st, sc 1 in next 12, stop one early, turn. (12)

Rnd 20: ch 1, sc 1 in each, turn. (12)

Rnd 21: Repeat (12)

Rnd 22: Don’t ch, skip first st, sc 1 in each, turn. (11)

Rnd 23: Repeat (10)

Rnd 24: Repeat, cut and tie off. (9)

*For Cherry, count in three stitches from top, pull through in the fourth st from end on Rnd 24…

Rnd 25: sc 1 in fourth from the end and next two, turn. (3)

Rnd 26: Don’t ch,  skip first st, sc 1 in next 2, turn. (2)

Rnd 27: Don’t ch, skip first st, sc 1 in the last st, cut and tie off. (1)

*For lining

Rnd 28: Using the color B left off and uncut from Rnd 15, pull one through the end of Rnd 15 and sc 1 in each Rnd and st around the piece, cut and tie off, sew the remainders into the piece. (≈59)

 If you are not a person that crochets … but would love to own these coasters … they are available at Louie’s Etsy store.

If you need a cupcake beanie, check this out

Is that too cute?  (both the beanie and little girl!)

Click here for the Etsy link to purchase the beanie  or  here to purchase the beanie pattern !

P.S.  Thank you to son #3 who helped me with “technical difficulties” and made this blog swap happen!  I hope he knows that I remember nothing and I will need his help again for the next one 🙂

So … what do think about the fat-free and calorie-free cupcakes today?

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16 thoughts on “Cupcakes … fat-free and calorie-free?

  1. Pingback: Cupcakes … fat-free and calorie-free? « debsthoughtstoday

  2. Hello! I came across this pattern just love it! I am the editor of AllFreeCrochet.com and would love to feature your tutorial on my site with full credit to you. I know my readers would love it as well, and in return would generate some nice traffic to your site. If you agree and would like us to feature your project, our readers will simply click the link to your blog to get your full tutorial. It’s really that simple. Please let me know if this would be ok. I look forward to hearing from you!
    Jenny
    jbenoit@primecp.com

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  3. Thanks for this adorable pattern. It was just what I was looking for. Couldn’t find any other cupcake coasters as cute. Now can you make a cute Thanksgiving Pumpkin coaster pattern?

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  4. Pingback: Calorie free cupcakes?! | Louie's Loops

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