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Simple Cakes Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Simple Cakes Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Susie Johns

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Garter , Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Knit Susie Johns' calorie-free treats including cupcakes, jam tarts and a super easy Swiss roll.

Susie Johns is a master of the specialist art of replicating food in knitted form, which is why she was the perfect designer to create this group of yummy cakes. If you are a novice knitter, the Swiss roll is a great place to start as it's just a combination of knit and purl stitches. The rest are a great opportunity to practise your shaping skills. Originally made with a kit, all these cakes can be made with small amounts of DK yarn from your stash. Delicious!


Cakes: 7cm diameter

What you'll need

Yarn: DK, 25g of each colour
Needles: 4mm
Safety toy stuffing
Tapestry needle

Stitches you'll need

cast on
kfb increase
k2tog decrease
yarn forward (yarn over) increase
slip stitch
p3tog decrease
cast off

Meet the designer

Susie Johns is an experienced crafter, specialising in knitting, papercrafts and embroidery. She contributes regularly to a number of craft magazines and is the author of a range of books on practical subjects, such as collage, painting, papier-mâché and more. If you like this pattern, we think you'll love Susie's hanging storage project. You can find more of Susie's designs here.

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