Gingerbread man free crochet pattern

Amigurumi Gingerbread Man crochet tutorial

Designer: Olik Ask (Olga Askarova)

You will need:

  • Beige yarn: Alize Burkum (210 m/100 g) 100% acrylic
  • White yarn: Nako Nakolen (210 m/100 g) 49% wool, 51% acrylic
  • 2.50 mm crochet hook
  • 4 mm safety eyes
  • Yarn needle
  • Fiberfill

Crochet Gingerbread man free pattern

Abbreviations:
R – row
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – treble crochet
inc – increase (2 sc in one stitch)
dec – decrease (2 sc together)
[…] – number of stitches you should have at the end of the row
(…) – repeat whatever is between the brackets the given number of times

Legs (make 2)
With beige yarn:
R 1: 5 sc in magic ring [5]
R 2: (inc) repeat 5 times [10]
R 3: 10 sc
Switch to white yarn:
R 4: 10 sc
Switch to beige yarn:
R 5-6: 10 sc (2 rows)
Don’t cut the yarn when you’ll finish the second leg.

Continue crocheting the body, starting from the second leg:

Body
R 1: crochet 10 sc on 1st leg, 10 sc on 2nd leg [20]
R 2-7: 20 sc (6 rows)
R 8: (8 sc, dec) repeat 2 times [18]
R 9: 18 sc
R 10: (4 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [15]
R 11: 15 sc
R 12: (3 sc, dec) repeat 3 times [12]
R 13: 12 sc

Arms (make 2)
With beige yarn:
R 1: 4 sc in in magic ring [4]
R 2: (inc) repeat 4 times [8]
R 3: 8 sc
Switch to white yarn:
R 4: 8 sc
Switch to beige yarn:
R 5-8: 8 sc (4 rows)
R 9: only 6 sc
R 10: 1 ch, turn, 4 sc (view video at 12:45)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Head
With beige yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5-9: 24 sc (5 rows)
R 10: (2 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [18]
R 11: (1 sc, dec) repeat 6 times [12]
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Topping
With white yarn:
R 1: 6 sc in magic ring [6]
R 2: (inc) repeat 6 times [12]
R 3: (1 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [18]
R 4: (2 sc, inc) repeat 6 times [24]
R 5-6: 24 sc (2 rows)
R 7: [3 DC], sl st, 1 sc, [1 DC, 1 TR, 1 DC], 1 sc, sl st, 1 sc, sl st, [3 DC], 1 sc, 3 sl st, 1 sc, [3 DC], 1 sc, [1 DC, 1 TR, 1 DC], 2 sl st, 2 sc, [3 DC], 2 sl st. (view video at 21:19)
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

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