Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern

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Add a touch of sweet holiday charm to your handmade creations with this Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern.

Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern

Step into the heart of holiday crafting with this Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern, a delightful project that brings the spirit of the season to your fingertips. Whether you’re a crochet enthusiast or a beginner eager to dive into the world of handmade decorations, this pattern promises to fill your home with the warmth and charm of adorable gingerbread figures. From tree ornaments to festive garlands, these crocheted delights are sure to become a cherished part of your holiday traditions. So, gather your yarn and hooks, and let the joyful journey of creating these sweet characters begin!


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Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern

Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern

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Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in Cafe
Crochet hook: US H
Also needed: rik rack, buttons, yarn needle, poly fill
Gauge: not necessary for this pattern
Size: Approximately 9 inches tall

Pattern instructions:
For the arms and legs (make 4)
Make a magic ring.
Round 1: single crochet 6.
Round 2: Single crochet twice in each stitch (12 sts)
Rounds 3- 7: single crochet
Fasten off.

For the body:
Join legs with a single crochet stitch in the center of the legs. Place a stitch marker. Single crochet in all the stitches around the legs (24 sts)
Round 2: single crochet around
Round 3: sc around
Round 4: sc 5, decrease, sc 10, dec, sc 5 (22 sts)
Round 5: sc around
Round 6: sc 4, dec, sc 10, dec, sc 4 (20 sts)
Round 7: sc around
Round 8: sc 4, dec, sc 8, dec, sc 4 (18 sts)
Round 9: sc around
Round 10: sc 4, dec, sc 7, dec, sc 3 (16 sts)
Round 11: sc 3, dec, sc 7, dec, sc 2 (14 sts)
Round 12: sc 3, dec, sc 5, sec, sc 2 (12 sts)

For the head:
Round 1: sc, increase across round (18 sts)
Round 2: sc 2, increase across round (24 sts)
Rounds 3-5: sc around
Round 6: sc 2, dec around (18 sts)
Round 7: sc around
(Begin stuffing the gingerbread man)
Round 8: sc, decrease around (12 sts)
Round 9: decrease 6 times

Finishing: Fasten off and weave in ends. Cut rib rack and sew it around the arms and legs. Sew on buttons for the body and the eyes. Stitch on a mouth.

Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern

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I love seeing your finished projects! If you enjoyed making this Gingerbread Man Crochet Pattern or any of my other free crochet patterns, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, just tag me @ginamicheleblog. Happy holiday crocheting!

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