Pattern: Dalek Cupcake

This amigurumi pattern was made up so I could make some mini cupcakes for the wedding of Carin of the Round the Twist video podcast. It’s a delicious combination of knitting and Doctor Who geekery. You can make whatever colour of Dalek you want! Any sock yarn will do.


  • 1 5/8" wide at widest point and 1 3/8" high (not including "cherry on top")

Materials needed

  • Yarn: Model used:
  • Needles:
    • 2.5mm DPNs
    • (optional) 2.5mm or smaller crochet hook
  • Colour A (wrapper): a little more than 3 yards
  • Colour B (icing bulge and spots): about 7 yards
  • Colour C (icing background: about 3.5 yards
  • Stitch marker, or whatever you use to mark the beginning of rounds
  • Stuffing


  • 32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch

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