crochet gingerbread house

Decorate your home with this adorable crochet Gingerbread House. Follow the free and easy instructions to make a sweet and calories-free gingerbread house that you can display on holidays for many years to come.

You can find the free pattern by clicking here!


Pattern Information

Materials
Yarn: Fingering weight, cotton yarn in ginger and white.
For my sample I use Scheepjes Catona in the colorways: Ginger Gold (383) and Bridal White (105).
Crochet Hook: 2.5 mm crochet hook.
Notions: Fiberfill for stuffing, pins, tapestry needle, stitch marker, scissors, cardboard or plastic canvas (optional).

Gauge
26 stitches and 27 rows in single crochet worked in the round, with 2.5 mm crochet hook = 10 cm.

Gauge is not important for this project. However, changes might affect the finished measurements and the cardboard dimensions.

Finished Measurements
Approx. 8 cm (3.15 in) tall.

Abbreviations
This pattern is written in US terminology.
mc: magic circle
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
inc: increase 1 st. (2 sc in the same st)
dec: decrease 1 st (single crochet 2 sts together)
dec2: decrease 2 st (single crochet 3 sts together)
dc: double crochet
blo: back loops only
long-sc: long single crochet – Insert your hook into the st one round below and make a sc
sp: space
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
rnds: rounds
{…}: repeat enclosed instructions the amount of times indicated
[…]: the enclosed instructions are worked in the same st
(…): total number of sts of the round and/or additional information

crochet gingerbread house

The house has a cardboard on the inside for rigidity, but it is not essential. You can omit it and use only the fiberfill stuffing. The house will be more puffy, like in the next photo.

crochet gingerbread house

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crochet gingerbread houses

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