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Free Crochet Wedding Cake
Topper
Wedding Cake Topper

Materials: Lily Naturalee 100% Cotton Yarn 1 Ball White
  Crochet Hook D or 3.00
  Fabric Stiffener
  18 Gauge White-Covered Florists Wire
  2 Craft Pearl Sprays
  Pink Ribbon
  Glue Gun

Finished Size Approximately 5 ½” x 10”

Gauge: 6 sc and 7 rnds = 1”

Topper Base:
Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 6 sc in ring, do not join but mark ends of rnds with contrast thread.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc = 12 sc.
Rnd 3: Sc, inc 6 sc evenly spaced = 18 sc. Continue to inc 6 sc each rnd until there are 78 sc.

Bottom Rim:
Next Rnd: Working in back lps only, dc in next st, * ch 1, sk 1 st, dc in next st; rep from * , end ch 1, sk 1 st, join to first dc = 39
sps.
Rnd 2: Ch 4, * dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * , join to 3rd ch of beg ch.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same place, * 5 dc shell in next dc, sc in next dc, ch 1, sc in next dc; rep from * , join to first sc. Cut yarn.

Shell Edge:
Rnd 1: Join yarn in a free front lp of the rnd before first rnd of bottom ring, * ch 3, sk next free lp of rnd, sl st in next free lp in
front of next dc; rep from * , end ch 1, sk last free lp, dc in first ch sp to make a joining sp.
Rnd 2: Sc in joining sp, * tr in next sp, (ch 1, tr in same sp) 3 times, sc in each of next 2 sps; rep from * , end sc in last sp, join to
first sc. Cut yarn.

Full Arch: (make 2):
Row 1: Ch 106, then working over a straight length of wire, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch = 105 sc. Ch 3 (counts as dc),
turn.
Row 2: Dc in next sc, (ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook for picot, sk 1 sc, dc in 2 sc) 10 times, * picot, sk 1 sc, dc in 1 sc, in next sc
work dc and picot and dc, dc in next sc for corner pat, (picot, sk 1 sc, dc in 2 sc) 5 times; rep from * once more, corner pat over
next 4 sc as before, (picot, sk 1 sc, dc in 2 sc) 11 times. Cut yarn.

Half Arch: (make 1):
Row 1: Ch 55, and work over wire as for full arch = 54 sc.
Row 2: Work as for full arch, ending with picot, sk 1 sc and dc in last 2 sc and having only 1 corner pat. Cut yarn.

Bell: (make 2):
Rnds 1-3: As for topper base = 18 sc.
Rnds 4 and 6: Work even.
Rnd 5: Inc 6 sc evenly spaced = 24 sc.
Rnd 7: Ch 2 (counts as sc and ch 1), sc in same sp, (ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc and ch 1 and sc in next sc) 11 times, ch 1, join with sl  st
in first ch.
Rnds 8-15: Sl st into first ch sp, ch 2 and sc in same sp, (ch 1, sc and ch 1 and sc in ch 1 sp between next 2 sc) 11 times, ch 1,
join to first ch.
Rnd 16: Sl st into first ch sp, ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1), dc in same sp, * ch 2, dc and ch 1 and dc in sp between next 2 sc;
rep from * , end ch 2, join to 3rd ch of beg ch 4.
Rnd 17: Sl st into first ch sp, ch 4, dc in same sp, * ch 2, dc and ch 1 and dc in ch 1 sp between next 2 dc; rep from * , end ch 2,
join.
Rnd 18: Sl st into first ch sp, 2 sc n same sp, * ch 1, sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 1, 2 sc in ch 1 sp be3tween next 2 dc; rep from * end sl st
in last ch 2 sp, ch 1, join to first sc. Cut yarn.

Assembly:
Bend each arch at corner pats. Center corner pat of each full arch is top point. Bend each arch to the same shape and each full
arch a width to fit topper base. Use fabric stiffener to stiffen all pieces, shaping them and letting dry on a plastic covered
surface. Trim off excess wire ends. Use glue gun to glue bottom end of half arch between 2 shells on base edge. Bend one full
arch at top point to a 90 degree angle. Glue bottom ends of bent arch to base and 2 shells apart from half arch. Glue flat full
arch to base and 2 shells apart. Glue tops of arches together.

Finishing:
Glue a small ribbon bow to center of base. Glue a pearl spray inside each bell. Glue bells in place on bow, gluing tops of bells to
half arch at center back. Make 2 ribbon bows and glue between tops of arches.