Worsted weight yarn
Safety eyes (on penguin)
Pearlized straight pins (on cupcake)
Polyfill (penguin)/cotton balls (cupcake)
Patterns by Ana Paula Rimoli, Amigurumi World: Seriously Cute Crochet
Meet Sprinkles the cupcake...
...and Milton the penguin! :)
I made Milton at the request of the BF. It took me like 6 hours (I'm a beginner!), but at least he came out super cute, if I do say so myself!
I am now totally hooked on this stuff - no pun intended!