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Pizza Party!

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At long last, you can enjoy your very own slice of knit pizza!

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Now, this is my very first pattern, so if there are any errors or confusing bits, please let me know and I’ll do my best to clarify. In addition, I would appreciate it greatly if you would only make these for yourself and your friends, without selling the finished product or pattern, seeing as it came from the vapid expanses of my own head. …So what are you waiting for, get knitting!

Crust

 

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With US #7 needles and tan yarn, CO 20

Row 1 and all other odd-numbered rows, unless otherwise noted: P

Row 2 and 4: K1, kfb, k all stitches until last 2, kfb, k1

Row 6 and 8: K

Row 10 and 12: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 14 and 16: K

Row 18: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 20: K

Row 22: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 24 and 26: K

Row 28: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 30: K

Row 32: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 34: K

Row 36: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 38: K

Row 40 and 42: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 44: K1, k2tog, ssk, k1

Row 46: K1, k2tog, k1

Row 47: K3tog, Tie off.

 

To make up the crust, fold over the top of the triangle you just knit, aligning sides so that the increases and decreases match. Hand-sew this flap down, WS facing (the bottom of your pizza will have the smooth side of the stockinet stitch, and all of the bumpy side will eventually be covered by the other pieces.)

 

Sauce / Cheese

 

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To achieve the correct coloration, please refer to the color chart below for the first four rows, continuing in yellow after it is completed.

 

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CO 20

Row 1, and all other odd rows, unless otherwise noted: P

Row 2: K

Row 4: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 6: K

Row 8: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 10 and 12: K

Row 14: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 16: K

Row 18: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 20: K

Row 22: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 24: K

Row 26 and 28: K1, k2tog, k all stitches until last 3, ssk, k1

Row 30: K

Row 32: K1, k2tog, ssk, k1

Row 34: K1, k2tog, k1

Row 35: K3tog, Tie off.

 

Mushroom

 

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Switching over to US #4 needles for the toppings, in a light cream yarn, CO 2

Row 1 and all other odd rows: P

Row 2: K

Row 4: Kfb, kfb

Row 6: Kfb, k2, kfb

Row 8: K

Row 10: P2tog, p2, p2tog

BO

 

With darker brown yarn, hand-embroider the details of the bottom of the mushroom cap, referring to the photo if necessary.

 

Onion

 

In white yarn, CO 16

Row 1: K2tog across

BO

 

*For alternate toppings, the technique for the onion can easily make peppers, using either green or red yarn instead of the white.

 

To assemble: First, weave in ends on all the toppings and sew them securely to the cheese piece in whatever arrangement pleases you. Then smooth out the sides of the sauce / cheese piece (the edges will want to curl, as with any piece knit in stockinet) and align the sides evenly with that of your crust. With WS together, (both RS’s should be outwards and visible) whip stitch the edges together with the crust color, and be sure to also sew down the top part near the folded edge of the crust. Tie tight, and hide the ends underneath the cheese.

 

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Enjoy, but don’t eat!

*Or, go share a slice and see the pizza that other crafty bloggers knit up at…

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Author: Hannah Kaminsky

Author of My Sweet Vegan, Vegan Desserts, Vegan a la Mode, and Easy as Vegan Pie.

31 thoughts on “Pizza Party!

  1. The yellow of the cheese is kind of reminiscent of nutritional yeast cheese — yummy!

  2. Thanks so much. I’ma make a whole pizza!

  3. Many thanks.

    And just think – after a piece of this pizza, you don’t even have to wash your hands before picking up the knitting needles again.

  4. Dear Bittersweet,

    That pizza slice is so cute I could scream!!!!!If that is your first pattern you are off to a wonderful lifetime of knitting!! Thank you so much for sharing your pattern. I am going to make a slice for a bulldog puppy I know! I promise to send photos. Can you imagine how hilarious that is going to be??

  5. I just love your pattern. I may try to make a few slices for christmas presents.
    THanks for sharing.
    Pat

  6. Makes me hungry…

    Isabelle aka Tricotine

  7. This is an adorable pattern and idea!

    Instead of hand-sewing the crust flap, though, I picked up the purl bumps on the first row & p2tog across row 15 or 17.

  8. that is really cute, i made up a pattern for a crocheted slice last year and put peperoni on it to. it won blue ribbon in the fair. keep up the good work.

  9. Omg that is adorable! I am gonna make 3 for my friends!
    Thanks so much! :))

  10. This is fantastic! I just finished the crust and am starting on the sauce/cheese. My husband thinks it’s hysterical and can’t wait to see the whole pizza-pie!

  11. Can you imagine if someone just came up and took a HUGE bite out of this yarn pizza?

  12. Hi,
    Wodnderful patterns. I love them.
    But have a small problem understanding one of the basic terms. Can you please advise what kfb is…
    Thanks heaps
    Simone.

  13. Hi.
    Me again, the green for the herbs on the pizza…is that knitted into the pattern or swen on later. If it is knitted into the pattern can you please advise how it is done.
    My email address is simone75@bigpond.com.au
    Thanks again
    Simone.

  14. yo yo this is sooooooo cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME WHAT KFB STANDS FOR. THANKS

  16. Oh my, that is so cool!

  17. I love this pattern! It makes me hungry and inspires me to create new knitting pattern. It’s so life like thanks for submition

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  19. so cute! my family daycare kiddies will love it. thanks

  20. Hola ¡¡Lindoooo!! adoro tu proyecto.
    gracias y besitos.

  21. what do you do for every odd row????

  22. Oh heck yes. I love it!!! I just came across your blog via WhipUp. I would love to link to this if you didn’t mind.

  23. what does kfb mean?

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