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Knitting Cake

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Category Cake Decorating
Style Whimsical
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What was your source for this recipe? Online recipe
What is the name of the online recipe? How to make a Knitting Basket Cake

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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: 2 - 8 inch cakes Cake board Buttercream Sugar syrup Serrated knife Small knife Angle spatula Rolling pin Basket weave embosser, cutters or a basket weave textured rolling pin. Sugar craft gun with medium round disc 2 small paint brushes Shortening (Crisco) Clear alcohol 2 wooden knitting needles Cornstarch Brown food gel color White rolled fondant icing 3 gel food colors of your choice for the balls of yarn

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What are you most proud of? It's my first attempt at a knitting cake, and it's probably one of the most realistic cakes I've ever made.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't rush- allow plenty of time to get it done. I made it a few days in advance and took lots of breaks so the quality of the work wouldn't suffer. Sometimes I get so excited to see a project finished, I work too fast, and that's when the big mistakes tend to happen.

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Very beautiful and realistic. It looks like you could just pick it up and knit right now. Thank you for sharing this photo with us! Great job!

06/20/2014 Flag

Great Cake! Fantastic job :)

08/22/2014 Flag

Very Creative.

08/28/2014 Flag

Amazing job!

09/03/2014 Flag

very nice!

09/12/2014 Flag