no cupcake for me

I finished the cupcake hat, but alas, it is too big!

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I tried to pawn it off on my friend Wendy, who has a big noggin, but she said she doubted she would have occasion to wear a cupcake cap. I then forced it upon her daughter Lillie. I plan to make another one, since I have plenty of yarn. For the bottom, I used Schoeller Stahl Merino Stretch, a soft and squishy and stretchy yarn. For the top, I used Luxury Mohair. I got both items from elann.

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16 Responses to no cupcake for me

  1. Jenn says:

    That big cupcake head looks almost good enough to eat!

  2. Jenn says:

    I just realized that’s one of the creepiest things I’ve ever said! Sorry about that… 😉

  3. Julia says:

    ooo…I really like those furry yarns and the hot color palette. The pompom (cherry) on the top is adorable.

  4. Manders says:

    That’s so cool! Where did you find the pattern (or did you design this one)?

  5. Manders says:

    …I just realized you posted a link. My bad. 🙂

  6. Gina says:

    You are getting out of hand with the kooky craftiness!

  7. Nic says:

    I think it’s adorable, Mariko. How could someone “not” have an occasion to wear a cupcake hat?

  8. Sandee says:

    Are those sprinkles I see around the top of the cupcake!? 🙂

  9. Jenny says:

    Love the hat! I’m usually just a “lurker,” but I saw something in the grocery store the other day that I just had to post… Chocolate Lofthouse cookies!!! My BF & I got a package and they were half gone by the time we got home. Love your blog, BTW!

  10. oooh, adorable! i just started that hat as a gift, i hope it comes out that cute. thanks so much for posting that dump cake recipe — i made one the other day and it was delicious. (i used two bags of berries and one can of filling.)

  11. myra says:

    Love the hat! Makes me hungry.

  12. The Skirt says:

    That is a seriously great hat! Mmmm, cupcakes…

  13. Chelee says:

    I’m knitting this for my niece for christmas! What did you do to modify it for an adult? Did you follow her directions for adult sizes?

  14. Jennifer says:

    Aw…. it’s so cute! How can a cupcake ever be TOO big?

  15. kate says:

    Adorable nevertheless!

  16. Jen says:

    OOH man. i love the colors you picked for your cupcake!

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