Sunday, December 23, 2018

CP57: 12 Days of Christmas 2018

Baking Christmas Cookies has long been a holiday tradition for me. When the Hub was working, I would send between 20 & 25 dozen cookies, cakes and candies in a giant giftbox for the 'lineboys'...
but one item I can't recall ever making were Gingerbread Men...  oh, I've made sugar cookies in the shape of a Gingerbread Man... but never a gingerbread cookie...

at least not edible.. hee hee!


Gingerbread Man Pillow
OR PLUSH TOY

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner/Easy
Measurements:  16 inches tall (approx.) 
Gauge :  8 rows of 7 single crochet = 2 inches/squared
Yardage :  Main Color: less than 7oz/364yds, Accent Colors: less than 7oz/364yds


General Notes:
- This pattern is worked in both rows and continuous rounds, please be sure to notice the differences within the instructions.
- I do not utilize a turning chain while crocheting single crochet rows.  If you utilize a chaining turn, this will count as your first st.
- This pattern utilizes standard US Crochet Terms.
- Any changes in materials to this pattern, (hook size/yarn weight) may not produce the measurements above.



Materials Used in Model: 
Red Heart® WW 4-Ply Yarn in 0336 Warm Brown, 0365 Coffee, 0319 Cherry Red, 0624 Tealeaf and 0311 White
Size H/8-5.00mm Crochet Hook (US) 
Filling for Plushies (fiberfil or similar) 
Tapestry/Yarn Needle for sewing 
Long Straight Pins for positioning

Body:  (Make 2)
with Warm Brown,
Chain 37,
___ ROW 1: sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in ea of nxt 35 chs, TURN  (36 sts)
___ ROWS 2-3: sc in ea st across, TURN  (36 sts/ea row)
___ ROW 4: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 30 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (34 sts)
___ ROW 5: sc in ea st across, TURN  (34 sts)
___ ROW 6: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 28 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (32 sts)
___ ROW 7: sc in ea st across, TURN  (32 sts)
___ ROW 8: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 26 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (30 sts)
___ ROW 9: sc in ea st across, TURN  (30 sts)
___ ROW 10: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 24 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (28 sts)
___ ROW 11: sc in ea st across, TURN  (28 sts)
___ ROW 12: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 22 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (26 sts)
___ ROW 13: sc in ea st across, TURN  (26 sts)
___ ROW 14: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 20 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (24 sts)
___ ROWS 15-17: sc in ea st across, TURN  (24 sts/ea row)
___ ROW 18: (sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st) twice, sc in ea of nxt 12 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts) twice, TURN  (28 sts)
___ ROW 19: sc in ea st across, TURN  (28 sts)
___ ROW 20: (sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st) twice, sc in ea of nxt 16 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts) twice, TURN  (32 sts)
___ ROW 21: sc in ea st across, TURN  (32 sts)
___ ROW 22: (sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st) twice, sc in ea of nxt 20 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts) twice, TURN  (36 sts)
___ ROW 23: sc in ea st across, TURN  (36 sts)
___ ROW 24: (sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st) twice, sc in ea of nxt 24 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts) twice, TURN  (40 sts)
___ ROWS 25-32: sc in ea st across, TURN  (40 sts/ea row)

Arm 1
___ ROW 33: sc in ea of nxt 12 sts, TURN *remaining stitches remain unworked*  (12 sts)
___ ROW 34: sc in ea st across, TURN  (12 sts)
___ ROW 35: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (10 sts)
___ ROW 36: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st  (8 sts)
Finish off. Secure and weave in tail to hide.

Arm 2:
___ ROW 37: return to row 32, skp ea of nxt 16 sts after Arm 1, join with an sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 11 sts, TURN  (12 sts)

___ ROW 38: sc in ea st across, TURN  (12 sts)
___ ROW 39: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (10 sts)
___ ROW 40: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st  (8 sts)
Finish off. Secure and weave in tail to hide.


Head
___ ROW 41: return to row 32, skp ea of nxt 4 sts after Arm 1, join with an sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 7 sts, TURN *remaining 4 stitches before Arm 2, remain unworked* (8 sts)
___ ROW 42: (sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st) twice, (Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st) twice, TURN  (12 sts)
___ ROW 43: (sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st) twice, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, (Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st) twice, TURN  (16 sts)
___ ROW 44: sc in ea st across, TURN  (16 sts)
___ ROW 45: sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 12 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, TURN  (18 sts)
___ ROW 46: sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 14 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, TURN  (20 sts)
___ ROW 47: sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 16 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, TURN  (22 sts)
___ ROW 48: sc in nxt st, Inc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 18 sts, Inc in nxt st, sc in nxt st, TURN  (24 sts)
___ ROWS 49-52: sc in ea st across, TURN  (24 sts/ea row)
___ ROW 53: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 18 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (22 sts)
___ ROW 54: sc in ea st across, TURN  (22 sts)
___ ROW 55: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 16 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (20 sts)
___ ROW 56: sc in ea st across, TURN  (20 sts)
___ ROW 57: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 14 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (18 sts)
___ ROW 58: sc in ea st across, TURN  (18 sts)
___ ROW 59: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 12 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (16 sts)
___ ROW 60: (sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog) twice, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, (Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st) twice  (12 sts)
Finish off.  Secure and weave in tail. 



Leg 1
___ ROW 61: flip upside down and return to row 1 (make sure you are on the right side of your work - that side where there are no tails weaved in), join with an sc in first st, sc in ea of nxt 15 sts, TURN *remaining remain unworked* (16 sts)
___ ROWS 62-63: sc in ea st across, TURN  (16 sts/ea row)
___ ROW 64: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 10 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (14 sts)
___ ROW 65: sc in ea st across, TURN  (14 sts) 
___ ROW 66: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (12 sts)
___ ROW 67: sc in ea st across, TURN  (12 sts)
___ ROW 68: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (10 sts)
___ ROW 69: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (8 sts)
Finish off.  Secure and weave in tail. 


Leg 2
___ ROW 70: return to row 1, skp ea of nxt 4 sts, join with an sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 15 sts, TURN *4 sts between Legs remain unworked* (16 sts)
___ ROWS 71-72: sc in ea st across, TURN  (16 sts/ea row)
___ ROW 73: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 10 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (14 sts)
___ ROW 74: sc in ea st across, TURN  (14 sts) 
___ ROW 75: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 8 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (12 sts)
___ ROW 76: sc in ea st across, TURN  (12 sts)
___ ROW 77: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 6 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (10 sts)
___ ROW 78: sc in nxt st, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in ea of nxt 4 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog, sc in nxt st, TURN  (8 sts)
Finish off.  Secure and weave in tail. 
Pause!  With White, using either surface stitches or slip stitches, edge your front piece of your Gingerbread Man.
Repeat Rows 1 through 78 again, then before finishing off, place wrong sides together of both pieces (that side which you have weaved all your tail in), lining up your stitches, and single crochet both sections together.  Working all the way around and stuffing as you go.



Eye:  (Make 2)
with Coffee,

___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 6 sc in st  (6 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Inc in nxt st] twice  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 3: sc in ea st around  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 4: [sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, Dec nxt 2 sts tog] twice  (6 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to weave through the front loops on Rnd 4 to close opening so that no stuffing can escape and secure Eye to Head.


Bow:  (Make 1)
with Tealeaf,

Chain 12,
___ Rnd 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea of nxt 9 sts, 3 sc in end ch st - turn piece to allow you to work up the other side of original beg chain (as if a flat round), sc in ea of nxt 9 sts, Inc in last st. (24 sts)
___ Rnd 2: [3 sc in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 9 sts, 3 sc in nxt st, sc in nxt st] twice  (32 sts)
___ Rnd 3: [(sc, hdc) in nxt st, (2 DC, TC, 2 DC) in nxt st, (hdc, sc) in nxt st, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, slst in ea of nxt 5 sts, sc in ea of nxt 2 sts, (sc, hdc) in nxt st, (2 DC, TC, 2 DC) in nxt st, (hdc, sc) in nxt st, sc in nxt st] twice  (56 sts)
___ Rnd 4:  sc in ea of nxt 11 sts, slst in ea of nxt 5 sts, sc in ea of nxt 23 sts, slst in ea of nxt 5 sts, sc in ea of nxt 12 sts  (56 sts)
Finish off. Secure and weave in tail to hide.  With separate piece of yarn, pinch center of Bow together by tying a knot, leaving tails on either side to secure Bow to neck of Body.


Gumdrop Buttons:  (Make 4)
with Cherry Red,

___ Rnd 1: Using either the [ch 2, begin work in 2nd st from hook] or [magic circle] method to begin project, 8 sc in st  (8 sts)
___ Rnd 2: in BLO, slst in ea st around  (8 sts)
Finish off, leaving sufficient tail remaining to secure your Gumdrop Buttons down center of Body.


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