Sweet makes: knit donuts & crochet cookies

Published on May 1, 2019 2 min read

We all love a sweet treat every now and again, but don't always indulge those cravings. Now you can indulge, completely guilt free! The sweetest designer on the block, Emma Friedlander-Collins of Steel and Stitch is back with these two exclusive step-by-step tutorials and videos to match. Knit a donut, or crochet a cookie or two and satisfy your sweet tooth in a flash!

Donut step-by-step

Abbreviations

sts stitches

k knit

p purl

kfb knit front and back

k2Tog knit two together

Materials

1

To get started.
Cast on 16 sts
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: Purl

2

Increases:
Row 3: * KFB, K1 * (repeat between *)
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: * KFB, K2 * (repeat between *)
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: * KFB, K3 * (repeat between *)
Row 8: Purl
Row 9: Knit Row
Row 10: Purl Row

3

Decreases:
Row 11: * K2Tog, K3 * (repeat between *)
Row 12: Purl
Row 13: * K2Tog, K2 * (repeat between *)
Row 14: Purl
Row 15: * K2Tog, K1 * (repeat between *)
Row 16: Purl
Row 17: Knit

4

Cast off.
Using a yarn needle sew the inside edges together, stuff the tube and sew the open ends together. Use your adorable new knit donut as a pin cushion - the pin heads will look like sprinkles!

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Linzer Cookie Pattern step-by-step

Abbreviations

sts stitches

ch chain

tr treble crochet

ss slip stitch

dc Double crochet

US Terminology

Materials

1

To make cookie base & jelly filling.
Ch 5, ss ends to make loop
Rnd 1: ch2, tr 11 in loop, ss (12)
Rnd 2: ch2, tr in same st, 2tr in each, ss and fasten off (24)

2

To make top.
Ch 8, ss ends to make loop
Rnd 1: ch2, tr13, ss
Rnd 2: ch1, dc in same st, 2dc in each, ss and fasten off (28)

3

Finish it off.
Pop on safety eyes and stitch a little mouth using black yarn and a yarn needle. Sew all three layers together to make your cookie.

Get the yarn: Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran

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