Cake (make 4):

With an F hook and brown or tan worsted weight cotton yarn, ch 25

Row 1: (WS) dc in second ch from hook, dc in next 4 chs, sc in remaining chs. Ch1, turn (24sc)

Row 2: (RS) sc in each st across. Ch1, turn

Row 3: Working in back loops only, dc in next 5 sts, sc in remaining sts.  Ch1, turn

Rows 4-27: repeat rows 2 and 3.

Tie off.

 

Frosting:

Row 1: With frosting color and RS facing, attach yarn with a sc to the widest edge – right corner. Evenly space 34 sc total along the top edge. Ch1, turn. (34)

Row 2: Sc twice into one st, sc until the last st, sc twice into one.  Ch1, turn. (36)

Row 3: Sc twice into one st, sc until the last st, sc twice into one.  Ch1, turn. (38)

Row 4: Sc twice into one st, sc until the last st, sc twice into one.  Ch1, turn. (40)

Rows 5 - 8: Sc across. Ch1, turn

Row 9: Sc2tog twice, sc until the last 4 sts, sc2tog twice. Ch1, turn. (36)

Row 10: Sc2tog, sc until last 2 sts, sc2tog. Ch1, turn. (34)

Rows 11 and 12: Sc2tog twice, sc until the last 4 sts, sc2tog twice. Ch1, turn. (26)

Rows 13 – 16: Sc2tog, sc until last 2 sts, sc2tog. Ch1, turn. (18)

Row 17 and 18: Sc2tog twice, sc until the last 4 sts, sc2tog twice. Ch1, turn. (10)

Row 19: Sl st 4 times, switch to red yarn, and begin the cherry

 

Row 20: Ch 12, sl st into the next open st in the frosting. Ch1, turn. (12)

Row 21: Hdc into each st. Sl st back into the frosting. Tie off, and bury the ends of the yarn.

 

Repeat with all four cake pieces.

To assemble, sew two sides together using a whip stitch around. Repeat with the other two sides.

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