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Crochet/Knit Sprinkle Doughnuts


These taste-temping sprinkle doughnuts in knit and crochet are a calorie-free way to enjoy some sweet treats!

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Step 1

GETTING STARTED
Download the PDF for a set of portable project instructions. Read through all of the instructions before beginning.

Step 2

CROCHET DOUGHNUTS
ABBREVIATIONS:

beg—begin(ning); ch—chain; rep—repeat(ing); rnd—round; sc—single crochet; sc2tog—single crochet two together (1 decrease); sk—skip; sl—slip; st(s)—stitch(es)

SIZE:
About 4" (10 cm) diameter

MATERIALS:

  • #4 medium weight yarn: Bernat® Satin® (3.5 oz/100 g; 200 yds/183 m). Note: Choose colors based on your desired doughnuts. Each doughnut requires approximately 40 yds (37 m) of Color A (doughnut) and 20 yds (18.3 m) Color B (frosting). Small amount of other colors for "sprinkles".
  • Boye® US size G (4.25 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Polyfill for stuffing
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
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GAUGE
12 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10 cm) in single crochet

Step 3

CROCHET DOUGHNUTS DIRECTIONS:
Note: Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless indicated.

DOUGHNUT:
With A, ch 12 leaving a long tail for sewing.
Rnd 1: Join with slip st to make ring. Work 2 sc in each ch around—24 sts. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around—36 sts.
Rnds 3-12: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 13: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc, rep from * around—24 sts.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog around—12 sts. Fasten off.

FROSTING:With B, ch 18 leaving a long tail for sewing.
Rnd 1: Join with slip st to make ring. Work 2 sc in each ch around—36 sts. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Sc in each sc around—36 sts.
Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * around—54 sts.
Rnd 4: * Ch 3, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sk 1 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around.
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing.

FINISHING:
Doughnut:
Begin stuffing doughnut with polyfill as you sew the beginning and ending edges together. Continue around until doughnut is stuffed and edges are completely sewn together. Fasten off. Weave in tails.

Frosting: Sew center of frosting to doughnut top then tack down outer edges. With contrast color yarn, randomly stitch on top of frosting to create "sprinkles".

Step 4

KNIT DOUGHNUTS
ABBREVIATIONS:

alt—alternate; approx—approximately; k—knit; K2tog—Knit next 2 stitches together; p—purl; rep—repeat; RS—right side; st(s)—stitch(es)

SIZE:
Approx 4" (10 cm) in diameter

MATERIALS:

  • #4 medium weight yarn: Bernat® Satin® (3.5 oz/100 g; 200 yds/183 m). Note: Choose colors based on your desired doughnuts. Each doughnut requires approximately 25 yds (23 m) of Color A (bottom of doughnut) and 25 yds (23 m) Color B (top of doughnut). Small amount of other colors used for "sprinkles".
  • Boye® US size 6 (4.25 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Polyfill for stuffing
  • Yarn needle
See the Supply List for items you can purchase here.

GAUGE
18 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch

SPECIAL STITCHES
M1 (make 1):
Increase one stitch by picking up the horizontal loop lying between the current st on right needle and the next st on left needle and knitting through the back loop.

Step 5

KNIT DOUGHNUTS DIRECTIONS:
With Color A, cast on 18 sts leaving a long tail for sewing.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2 and all even rows: Purl.
Row 3: K2, *M1, k2, rep from * to end of row—26 sts.
Row 5: K2, *M1, k3, rep from * to end of row—34 sts.
Row 7: K2, *M1, k4, rep from * to end of row—42 sts.
Row 9: K2, *M1, k5. rep from * to end of row—50 sts.
Row 11: K2, *M1, k6, rep from * to end of row—58 sts.
Row 13: K2, *M1, k7, rep from * to end of row—66 sts.
Row 14: Purl. Cut color A.

With Color B and leaving a long tail for sewing, continue as follows:
Row 1: Knit.
Row 5: K2, *k2tog, k6, rep from * to end of row—58 sts.
Row 7: K2, *k2tog, k5, rep from * to end of row—50 sts.
Row 9: K2, *k2tog, k4, rep from * to end of row—42 sts.
Row 11: K2, *k2tog, k3, rep from * to end of row—34 sts.
Row 13:K2, *k2tog, k2, rep from * to end of row—26 sts.
Row 15: K2, *k2tog, k1, rep from * to end of row—18 sts.
Row 17: Knit.
Bind off all stitches. Cut yarn leaving a long tail.

FINISHING
Sew cast on and bind off edges together to form tube. Stuff tube with polyfill. Sew ends of tube together to form doughnut. Thread contrast color yarn onto yarn needle and randomly stitch on top of doughnut to form "sprinkles".

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