Crochet Gingerbread Man

Crochet Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread Man 

 

  1. Materials and Resources

Below is a list of everything you will need to make this gingerbread man

  • Stylecraft Special DK – less than 50g of yarn in the following;
    • Mocha (1604)
    • White (1001)
  • 2mm hook
  • Stuffing
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch marker

 

  1. Stitch List

Below is a list of all the stitches (and their abbreviations) featured in this series of patterns.  All terms used are American.

  • Sc – single crochet
  • Ch – chain
  • Sc inc – sc increase
  • Sc dec – sc decrease
  • m/c – magic circle
  • sl st – slip stitch

 

  1. Notes

Here are a few handy tips to help you with the pattern.

  • There is no specific gauge for this pattern just work as tightly as possible.
  • The Gingerbread Man in worked in 2 flat panels which are joined together with a small amount of stuffing in between.
  • The Material list is for a Gingerbread man who is 10cm tall and 6cm wide (the perfect size to go in the Gingerbread House Adventure Bag.) If you want a larger sized Gingerbread man then he can be made using a 4mm crochet hook and Chunky Yarn).

 

  1. Pattern

Gingerbread Man – Work 2 in Brown

Row Instruction Stitches
  Head  
1 6 sc in m/c 6
2 (Sc inc) x 6 12
3 (sc, sc inc) x 6 18
4 (2 sc, sc inc) x 6 24
5 (3 sc, sc inc) x 6 30
  Body  
6 3sc, ch 11, sk first ch, 10 sc down rest of ch, sc in the st below the start of ch 11, turn 10 for body
7 10 sc, (along body), sc inc, sc inc, 10 sc down other side of the body, sc in head on opposite side, turn 24
8 12 sc, sc inc, sc inc, 11 sc, sc in head, turn 26
9 2 sc, ch 7, sk ch, 6 sc along ch, (forms arm) sc in the same st as start of ch 7, turn  
  Work 7 sc back along arm, turn  
  Work 7 sc back along arm,  
  Work 9 sc in body, ch 9, sk ch, 8 sc along ch (forms leg), sc in same st as start of ch 9, turn  
  Work 9 sc across leg, turn  
  Work 9 sc across leg  
  Work 5 sc in body then, ch 9, sk ch, 8 sc, along ch (forms 2nd leg), sc in st at start of ch 9, turn  
  Work 9 sc across leg, turn  
  Work 9 sc across leg,  
  9 sc in body, ch 7, sk ch, 6 sc along ch (forms 2nd arm), sc in st at start of ch 6, Turn  
  Work 7 sc in arm, turn  
  Work 7 sc in arm,  
  2 sc in body, sl st to head and cast off  
  Decorate one Gingerbread Man in white to give him a face etc.  
  Hold both Gingerbread pieces together and using white sc around the edge of the them to join together, lightly stuffing as you go.  Sl st and cast off to finish  

 

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