20 Free Delicious Cupcake Patterns You Will Love

by craftyclub

If you are looking for a colorful, funny, and fluffy something to decorate your house or make a gift for your loved ones, with these crochet cupcake patterns, you are sure to find a suitable choice for your needs.

Let’s enjoy making these delicious cupcake patterns, here you have 20 free cupcake patterns to choose from, all you need is to follow the instructions for each pattern and it will be easy to finish the pattern with the same quality you need, but the hardest part is which one to create first, then decide if you want to keep it or gift it away.

1. Let Them Eat Cupcakes

Let Them Eat Cupcakes
Let Them Eat Cupcakes (from Yarnspirations)

Beginner-friendly

Try a plate full of these delicious cupcakes to say happy birthday to someone or to celebrate a special occasion.

This is a free pattern with step-by-step instructions; you can make it by using leftover yarn with different colors to make a beautiful decoration for your occasions.

2. Birthday Cupcake

Birthday Cupcake Free Crochet Pattern
Birthday Cupcake Free Crochet Pattern (from Elisa’s Crochet)

Intermediate

Let’s celebrate our birthday parties with this cute gift or decoration, it’s a free pattern with step-by-step instructions, but it’s an intermediate level pattern so you need to know how to work in back loops and work on the leftover loops later.

3. Octopus Cupcake Amigurumi

Octopus Cupcake Amigurumi Pattern
Octopus Cupcake Amigurumi Pattern (from A Little Love Everyday)

Advanced-beginner

To learn how to make this octopus cupcake pattern, all you need to follow the instructions, also you can find step-by-step instructions with a photo tutorial to show you how to finish the pattern clearly.

Each part of this pattern was worked separately and then sew them together; so you need to make tentacles, whipped cream, cherry, frosting, and then sew all these parts to the head of the octopus.

4. Unicorn Cupcake

Unicorn Floral Cupcake
Unicorn Floral Cupcake (from Sweet Softies)

Beginner-friendly

The unicorn floral cupcake is a little amigurumi dessert that you can use as a decoration. Adding these flowers to the top of the cupcake gives it a lovely and cute look. You need to make each part separately like the bottom and the top of the cupcake then make the horn, flowers, and ears then sew all the parts together.

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You can find all instructions about how to sew parts in the pattern.

5. Crochet Cupcake Containers

Crochet Cupcake Containers
Crochet Cupcake Containers (from Goodknits)

Advanced-beginner to intermediate

This is a free pattern for cupcake containers, to make this little cutie, you can use any size of containers, but I prefer to use shorter containers, as they make the cutest cupcakes.

After finishing the pattern you need to glue the cup from the cupcake amigurumi to the bottom part, and then glue the frosting to the cap of the containers, you can use it to store little things or as a secret place to hide small things.

6. 2-D Amigurumi Cupcake

Cupcake Amigurumi
Cupcake Amigurumi (from Spin a Yarn Crochet)

Beginner-friendly

Let’s enjoy making this 2-D amigurumi cupcake, this is a free pattern, it was made from 2 separate pieces worked in flat rows, and joined together to give it that unique 2-D look, also adding a small heart on the top gives it a lovely look.

You can decorate it using scraps of yarn with different colors to make sprinkles at the top of the front panel; you can find more than one style to make this cute cupcake in the pattern.

7. Cupcake Crochet Hat

Sweet Cupcake Hat - Free Crochet Pattern
Sweet Cupcake Hat (from Nicole Chase)

Beginner-friendly

How about surprising your little ones with an adorable cupcake hat?

You can make this beautiful hat with different colors and use the worsted weight yarn with a suitable crochet hook.

Start by making the icing part followed by the wrapper part. Then add a cherry to the top of the hat, using various colors; embroider sprinkles around the icing part.

8. Cupcake Bucket Bag

The Crochet Cupcake Bucket Bag
The Crochet Cupcake Bucket Bag (from DMC)

Beginner-friendly

If you are looking for a modern gift for your loved ones, you can make this beautiful cupcake bucket bag as a gift.

You can make this bucket bag in one piece, then add a peak to the bag at the part where the color changes, then embroider some sprinkles using different colors.

9. Birthday Cupcake Free Pattern

Birthday Cupcake Crochet Pattern
Birthday Cupcake Crochet Pattern (from Stitch by Fay)

Beginner-friendly

This free pattern is a good idea for a birthday occasion/ party, adding a heart to the cupcake gives it a lovely look, this pattern is worked in one piece from the bottom up, then added some white frosting and a heart topper.

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You can use it as a kitchen decoration or a sweet gift.

10. Cupcake Garland

Cupcake Garland
Cupcake Garland (from Rock n Roll Bride)

Beginner-friendly

Let’s make this festive and sweet cupcake to be strung upon a garland; it is a great decoration for a birthday party.

This cupcake is made in one piece from top-down, and then added a cherry at the top of the frosting part, you can use beads, small pompoms or small bows to decorate your cupcake, at the end string them up as a garland.

11. Cupcake Pincushion Pattern

Free Cupcake Pin Cushion Crochet Pattern
Cupcake Pin Cushion Crochet Pattern (from Hooked on Patterns)

Beginner-friendly

This crochet cupcake pincushion is the perfect little gift for someone who loves to sew.

This is an easy and free pattern and makes a great scrap yarn project. You will need 3 colors of yarn with a suitable hook for the yarn to finish this pattern. If you will use colored pins, no need to add beads as sprinkles to the cushion.

12. Crochet Cupcake

Crochet Cupcake – Free Amigurumi Pattern
Crochet Cupcake (from Loops and Love Crochet)

Beginner-friendly

This little crochet cupcake makes a cute birthday surprise to give in addition to a card as a gift.

This free pattern is very easy to make and has a photo tutorial to show clearly how to make it, you can make it with 3 pieces then join them together.

13. Cupcake Ornament

Amigurumi Cake Ornament
Amigurumi Cake Ornament (from Enna Design)

Advanced beginner to intermediate

Decorate your tree with amigurumi dessert ornament cakes.

This fun, easy pattern is perfect for the festive season, so you can make a lot and decorate your tree.

This cake ornament is worked in one piece from the top down then adding leaf and cherry to the top of the cake.

14. Crochet Cupcake Ornament

Red Heart Cupcake Ornament
Red Heart Cupcake Ornament (from Yarnspirations)

Beginner-friendly

Cupcakes can be hung as a decoration on the wall, in the car, and also can be used as Christmas tree decorations.

This free pattern from Yarnspairations is very easy to make. All you need is medium weight yarn and a suitable crochet hook and enjoy making these cute ornaments.

15. Cupcake Coaster

Cupcake Coaster
Cupcake Coaster (from Divine Debris)

Beginner-friendly

Crochet coasters are quick to make, especially this cute cupcake coaster, it’s a free pattern and very easy to make.

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You can use it to make a great gift for friends, family, or a coaster for your hot drinks.

All you need is to follow the free instructions and use a cotton worsted weight yarn with a suitable crochet hook.

16. How-to Crochet Cupcake

Crochet Amigurumi Cup Cake
Crochet Amigurumi Cup Cake (from Bohemian Cat)

Advanced beginner

Here is an easy-to-follow crochet cupcake pattern. Each part was made separately and sew these parts at the end.

Crochet a bunch of these cupcakes to use as play food or organize parties and birthdays. Feel free to mix and match colors to make different flavors and add beads to make sprinkles if desired.

17. Sweet Sensation

Crochet DROPS cupcakes in "Muskat"
Crochet DROPS cupcakes in “Muskat” (from Garnstudio)

Intermediate

If you are looking for a different style of decorative cupcake patterns, here is the right place!

These striped cupcake patterns come in 6 different colors, you can find all instructions about how to switch between colors in the pattern, also you can make it striped or unicolored.

18. Free Bunny Cupcake Pattern

Free bunny cupcake crochet pattern
Free Bunny Cupcake Crochet Pattern (from Amigurumi Today)

Intermediate

This amigurumi bunny cupcake is a perfect project for your spring festivities. It’s so cute, easy to make but it has more details than the above cupcake patterns.

The bunny cupcake pattern is made from one piece from the top down then sewed the bottom part; sew ears and chocolate glaze, berry, and leaves to the top of the cupcake.

19. Happy Cupcakes

Cupcake Amigurumi – Free Crochet Pattern
Cupcake Amigurumi (from Stringy Dingding)

Beginner-friendly

Make some cute and easy cupcakes with this free cupcake amigurumi pattern.

This happy cupcake is an adorable stuffed dessert for any occasion; you can make it from 2 pieces “the icing and cake parts” then sew them together, add a cherry, and add sprinkles with different colors.

20. Swirly Cupcake

Swirly Cupcake Hair Clips
Swirly Cupcake Hair Clips (from Twinkie Chan)

Advanced beginner

To make these swirly cupcake hair clips, you need worsted weight yarn in 4 different colors with a suitable crochet hook.

You can make this cute pattern from 2 pieces “cake and frosting pieces”. then sew them together and add a cherry to the top of the cupcake.

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