Crochet Gingerbread Man Coaster

Supplies

Tools

Abbreviations

CHChain
DCDouble Crochet
DECDecrease
HDCHalf Double Crochet
INCIncrease
MRMagic Ring
SCSingle Crochet
SSSlip Stitch
*A* × BRepeat “A” for a number of B times
( X )Work all of “X” in ONE stitch

Gauge

5 increment rounds of DC = 10 cm
Pattern: Body

Pattern

Body

i.e. the coaster. You may work all rounds on the right side or alternate by turning every other round to create different textures.

RoundStitchesCount
1Begin with 12 DC in MR12
212 INC24
3*DC, INC* × 1236
4*INC, 2 DC* × 1248
5*3 DC, INC* × 1260

Mine is 10 cm across. Increase or reduce rounds to better fit your cuppa~

Head

RoundStitchesCount
1Begin with 6 SC in MR 6
2INC in each stitch12
3*SC, INC* × 618
4*INC, 2 SC* × 624
5~7SC in each stitch24
8*2 SC, DEC* × 618
9*DEC, SC* × 612

You may choose to stuff it and then proceed to DEC and close the head.
For mine, I folded and weaved through the next 5 stitches (leaving a stitch at each end) before attaching on the body.

Limbs (4)

RoundStitchesCountColour
1Begin with 6 SC in MR6
26 INC12
3~4SC in each stitch12
5SC in each stitch12
6*DEC, SC* × 48

You may choose to stuff them. I fold them and weave through the next 3 stitches (leaving a stitch at each end) before attaching on the body.

I attach each arm about 4 stitches away from the head, and then the feet 12 stitches away from the arms.

Bow

  • Begin with MR, *CH 2, 3 HDC, CH 2, SS* × 2
  • Leave a long tail and wrap around the middle.
  • Attach right below where the head was attached.

And you are done~
Video Tutorial

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