Proyekto Amigurumi | Cupcake with candle by Oh!Villo

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Come on, we’re going to sweeten up our crochet! Blow out the candle with us on this cupcake which has been created by the one and only Cristina, from Oh!VilloFirst, we’re asking for a wish… that you’ll also be encouraged to make your own electric amigurumi. Electric? Surprise yourself, Cristina creates amigurumis with lights!

Oh!villo has designed this cupcake with candle, a funny electric amigurumi pattern to celebrate a birthday in a very original way. The ingredients: Amigurumi 100% CottonInox Lace, a small led light bulb and a battery. We recommend that you take a look at the universe of yarns, electronic elements and crochet from one of our surprising Craft Lovers.

Electric amigurumi birthday cupcake pattern

Materials

  • Amigurumi 100% Cotton (assortment S01)
  • Inox Lace
  • Filling for amigurumis
  • One small orange 5mm led light bulb
  • One 3V button cell battery, type CR2016

Tools

  • Crochet hook size 1 mm
  • Crochet hook size 2.5 mm
  • Tapestry sewing needle
  • Scissors
  • A pair of craft pliers with rounded ends

Stitches

  • ch: chain st
  • sc: single crochet
  • sl st: slip st
  • dc: double crochet
  • inc: increase
  • dec: decrease

Cupcake pattern

Using 2.5 mm hook:

  1. Cake & Candle

Start with light blue

R1: 6ch, join with the first st to make a ring

R2: 6sc passing the yarn through the inside of the ring

R3-12: 6sc

Change to fluorescent green

R13: 1inc in each st (12)

R14: *1sc, 1inc* (18)

R15: *2sc, 1inc* (24)

R16: *3sc, 1inc* (30)

R17: *4sc, 1inc* (36)

R18: *5sc, 1inc* (42)

R19: *6sc, 1inc* (48)

R20: *7sc, 1inc* (54)

R21: 54sc in each st inserting hook through back of chain st loop

R22-23: 54sc in each st

Change to beige

R24-28: 54sc in each st

Change to white

R29-30: 54sc in each st

Change to beige

R31-37: 54sc in each st

Change to white

R38: 54sc in each st inserting hook through back of chain st loop

R39: *7sc, 1dec* (54)

R40: *6sc, 1dec* (48)

R41: *5sc, 1dec* (42)

R42: *4sc, 1dec* (36)

R43: *3sc, 1dec* (30)

R44: *2sc, 1dec* (24)

R45: *1sc, 1dec* (18)

R46: 1 dec in each st (6) fill and close.

  1. Candle holder

In white

R1: 9ch, join with the first st to make a ring

R2: 1sc in each st (9)

R3: 1inc in each st (18)

R4: 1sc in each st (18)

  1. Flame

In pink

Start: Magic ring with 6sc

R1: 3sc, 1sc, *1dc, 1ch, 1dc*

1dc in the next st (8)

Close with a slip st.

  1. Embroidering the details

Led circuit

Using size 1 mm hook and Inox Lace

Important: We use 2 strands of Katia Inox Lace to increase the thickness.

Start: Magic ring with 6sc

R1: 1 inc in each st (12)

R2: *1sc, 1 inc* (18)

R3: 1sl st, 100 ch

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Make 2 pieces the same.

Battery case / holder

Using size 2,5 mm hook and white

Start: Magic ring with 6sc (6)

R1: 1inc in each st (12)

R2: *1sc, 1 inc* (18)

R3: *2sc, 1 inc* (24)

Make 2 pieces the same.

I._Sew on the flame and the candle holder.