Free Moth Cake Holder Pattern
Crochet Pattern for Your Home

This free vintage moth cake holder pattern was originally published in the 1940s in the Bucilla's Crochet Creations.

Follow the easy instructions of this crochet pattern to crochet this handy little gadget to keep your closets moth free! There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this easy crochet pattern for your home.

Free Crochet Home Decor Pattern:
How to Crochet a Moth Cake Holder

Crochet Home Decor Pattern - Moth Cake Holder


Bucilla Wonder-Knit, Article 3777: 1 skein
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 0


This set consists of 3 Moth Cake Holders, each approximately 3 inches in diameter. Just tuck a moth cake in the holder and your closets will be pretty as wel as protected.

Gauge: 5 sts = 1 inch 2 rnds = 1 inch

Note: All rnds are joined in 3rd ch with slip st (never work into this slip st).


Half (Make 2)

Make a loop on hook, ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, join; (12 dc in rnd, including ch 3).

Rnd 2 (right side) - Ch 5, skip joined st, 1 dc in next dc, [ch 2 and 1 dc] all in each dc around, ch 2, join.

Rnd 3 - Slip st in first sp, ch 5, 1 dc in same sp, [ch 2, 1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc] all In each remaining sp, ch 2, join; (24 dc in rnd).

Rnd 4 - Ch 4, skip joined st, [1 dc and ch 1] all in each dc around, join; ch 30 for Tie-string, fasten off,


Make a loop on hook, working in sps of rnd 3, 1 sc in any sp, * ch 4, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch, skip next sp, 1 sc in next sp; rpt from * around; in last rpt omit last sc, join in first sc, fasten off.


Sew top of rnd 4 of both halves together matching Tie-Strings, leaving opening to insert cake. Make 2 more Holders.

This free vintage moth cake holder pattern was originally published in the 1940s in the Bucilla's Crochet Creations.

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