Difficulty level: 3, Intermediate
Yarn: Performance Cotton Queen, Cat1: Super Fine, Fingering type yarn, 50 g (1.76 oz)/125 m(137 yds) per ball, 100 % Cotton
col.A –0190- mustard -5g,
col.B – 0114 yellow – 2g,
col.C – 0101 white – 3g,
col.D – 0156 fuscia – 4g,
col.E – 0183 puple – 1g
col.F – 0147 dark green – 1m
Materials: Crochet hook 2 (1.75 mm), yarn needle, stitch marker, stuffing.
Gauge: 10cm x 10cm = 26 stiches x 36 rows
Ch(s) – chain(s), sl st – slip stitch, sc- single crochet, dc- double crochet, st(s) – stitch(es).
sc2tog – sc decrease – insert the hook where indicated, pull up a loop (2 loops on hook), insert the hook in next st, pool up a loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over, pull through all 3 loops.
blsc – sc in the back loop from the stitch from previous row
fpdc – front post dc – yarn over, insert hook from front to back and to front again around the vertical post (upright part) of next st, yarn over and draw yarn through, yarn over and complete dc.
Round 1: With col.A(mustard), make a double loop (magic circle), 6sc inside the circle. – 6sc
Round 2: 2sc in each sc around. – 12sc
Round 3: *Sc, 2sc in next sc; repeat from* around. – 18sc
Round 4: *Sc in next 2sc, 2sc in next sc; repeat from* around. – 24sc
Round 5: *Sc in next 3sc, 2sc in next sc; repeat from* around. – 30sc
Round 6: Blsc in each sc around (p.1). – 30blsc
Round 7: *Sc in next 9sc, 2sc in next sc; repeat from* around. – 33sc
Round 8: Sc in each sc around. – 33sc
Round 9: *Sc in next 10sc, 2sc in next sc; repeat from* around. – 36sc
Round 10: Blsc in each sc around (p.2). – 36blsc
Round 11: *Sc in next 4sc, sc2tog; repeat from* around. – 30sc
Round 12: *Blsc in next 3sc, blsc2tog; repeat from* around. – 24blsc
Fasten off. Weave in.
Continue to work on Round 9.
Round 9a: Join yarn at first st (p.3), work on front loops, ch2(count as dc here and throughout) (p.4), dc in each st around (p.5), join with sl st at beginning ch3. – 36dc
Round 10a: Ch2(p.5), fpdc (p.6,7) in each dc around, ch1. – 36fpdc
Continue to work through both thicknesses, joining Round 10a with back ridge on top of Round 9a, *ch3, sl st in next st; repeat from* around (p.9)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Continue to work on front loops of Round 11.
Round 11a: With col.B(yellow), join yarn at first st (p.10), ch3((p.11), *2dc in next st, 3dc in next st,; repeat from* around, join with sl st at beginning ch3(p.12). – 36dc
Fasten off, weave in ends and put the stuffing.
Row 1: With col.C (white)Ch21.
Row 2: Blsc at first ch from hook, blsc in each st across, turn. – 20blsc
Row 3: Ch1(doesn’t count as st here and throughout), 2blsc, blsc in each across to last two stitches, blsc2tog(p.14), turn – 20 blsc
Row 4: Join col. D(fuscisa)(p.15,16), ch1 (p.17), blsc2tog(p.18), blsc in each st to last one, 2blsc in last st(p.19), turn. – 20 blsc
Row 5-24: Repeat Row2-3, changing alternating colour C and D after each 2 rows, finishing with col.D(fuscia) (p.20).
Fold your work joining first row and last row then sew on or sl st working back loops only to have nonvisible join seam and make a cylinder (p.21). Then run the needle around the top opening and draw closed, pull the yarn very closed, knot, and weave into surrounding stitches (p.22). Put the stuffing inside and close the other side of the cylinder (p.23,24).
Round 1: With col.E (purple), make a double loop (magic circle), 4sc inside the circle. – 4sc
Round 2: *Sc, 2sc in next sc; repeat from* around. – 6sc
Round 3: *Sc in next sc, sc2tog in next sc; repeat from* around. – 4sc
Leave a long tail. Run the needle around the 4sts from last row and draw closed, then pull the yarn very closed, knot, and weave into surrounding stitches.
Row 1: With col.F (dark green)Ch7, turn.
Row 2: Sc in second ch from hook, hdc, dc in next 2 chs, hdc, sc, ch1, continue to work on opposite side of foundation chain, sc, hdc, dc in next 2 chs, hdc, sc.
Sew on the 3 blackberries at centre up of the topping (side edges join), sew on the leaf between blackberries and the topping. Sew on the topping on top of the muffin. Fasten off and weave in.