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 biscuit or two and satisfy your sweet tooth in a flash!
kfb knit front and back
k2Tog knit two together
To get started.
Cast on 16 sts
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: Purl
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
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
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!
Jammy Dodger Pattern step-by-step
tr treble crochet
ss slip stitch
dc Double crochet
- 1 x Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran in Soft Fudge
- 1 x Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran in Rose Red
- Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran
- 5mm crochet hook
- KnitPro Aluminum Soft-Grip Silver Crochet Hook
- Yarn needle
- Hemline Metal Yarn Needles (Set of 2)
- 2 x Safety Eyes
- The Craft Factory Toy Eyes Solid Black
- Small amount of black thread
To make biscuit base & jam 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)
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)
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 biscuit.
Get the yarn: Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran
More sweet treats to make
Can’t get enough of making your treats out of yarn instead of sugar and butter? Here are 6 more knitting and crochet patterns for you to create!