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Not a fruitcake fan? You can always go for wool!

By AbiSilvester on January 15th, 2009 0 comments yet. Be the First

knitted-wedding-cakes.jpgWedding cakes: expensive, fattening and largely decorative. Why not cut to the chase and just make one out of yarn?

OK, as a serial wedding attendee I’d personally be a bit upset if I found an inedible wooly creation on my plate at a friend’s bash, but I am a greedy sod – and you’ve got to admit that the ‘cakes’ in this selection show serious talent and creativity. The tiered number on the left took pride of place at the now famous ‘knitted wedding’ in which two Castoff members literally ‘tied the knot’.

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Related: A crocheted wedding cake

Top right is from a window display at yarn store Noe Knit, while the stacked ‘cakes’ bottom right are by ADHD knitting. Patterns on the web are few and far between, since most knitted wedding cakes are made by yarn-crazy brides themselves, but I did find one here that borders on being the naffest thing I’ve ever seen and fun – in a decidedly kitschy way.

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