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Knitted cakes: how to knit a Swiss roll

Make it and bake it: follow the Swiss roll knitting pattern - then see the recipe

knitted Swiss roll - Knit a Swiss roll - Free knitting patterns - Craft -


● 4-ply yarn in dark brown and white
● pair of 23/4mm/no12 needles
● foam block, 9cm circle, 2cm thick


alt: alternate; dec: decrease; foll: following; rem: remaining; st(s): stitch(es); st-st: stocking stitch

Front and back

(Both alike.) Using two strands of yarn throughout, cast on 12 sts in dark brown. Work from chart in st-st, inc 1 st at each end of 2nd and foll alt rows until there are 20 sts, work 10 rows, dec 1 st at each end of next and foll alt rows until 12 sts rem. Work one row, cast off.

Side piece

(Make 1). Using a dark brown, cast on 70 sts. Work 2cm in st-st. Cast off.

To make up

Join short ends of side piece. Sew front to side around edge. Fit foam in place. Sew back to side.

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