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Red Velvet Cupcakes

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red Velvet Cupcakes

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, bind off, knit, purl, yarn over, k2tog, p2tog, ssk, read a knitting pattern, knit in the round.

Pattern Description:

Red Velvet Cupcakes are sleeves inspired by something Holly Golightly might wear in Breakfast at Tiffany's. They were created to bring some feminine elegance to any occasion.


32 sts/48 rows = 4" in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Women's Small (Large)
  • Wrist circumference: 5.5 (7) inches 14 (17.5 cm) unstretched. Will stretch to fit 7 (8.5) inches 17.5 (21.5 cm).


  • Yarn: Any Fingering weight yarn that gives you proper gauge. Sample shown: Black Trillium Pebble Sock. [100% SUPERWASH Merino; 400yd/366m per 100g/3.53oz skein]; color: Mean Reds; 1 skein.
  • Needles: 1 set of US #1/2.25mm 32" circular needles (magic loop) OR 2 sets of 24" circulars (two circulars) OR double pointed needles.

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker.

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