These adorable gingerbread characters make for lovely decorations around the festive season. Scroll down to find the free crochet pattern.
Project by Sachiyo Ishii
@knitsbysachi on Instagram
Tools and materials
Yarn used: Stylecraft Highland Heathers DK
1 ball each in 3750 Grist (MC) & 3745 Wild Salmon (CC)
About the yarn:DK; 272m per 100g ball, 100% acrylic
Tension: 20 sts x 22 rows = 10cm measured over dc
Hooks used: 3.0mm
Other supplies: 2 pairs of black beads, 6mm
black cotton thread
tapestry and sewing needles
4 buttons, 1cm
small amount of dark brown DK yarn
small amount of pink felt
Hints and tips: Leave a long end for parts which require assembly.
If you are using safety eyes with washers, attach them before stuffing head. Alternatively, make French knots with black yarn.
This pattern is worked in joined rnds, join with a sl st to first dc after each rnd. Do not beg rnds with 1 ch unless instructed to do so.
Techniques used sl st
sewing pieces together
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