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This is a free cute gingerbread man bookmark crochet pattern made with simple basic crochet stitches. This is a great beginner pattern with a video tutorial.
It’s time to get started with the Advent Calendar Mystery Crochet Along. This is the first pattern (December 1st) of the 24 patterns. And we’re starting with a cute and super quick pattern! It makes a great gift for all the book or gingerbread lovers this Christmas season, don’t you think?
You can easily change up this cute Gingerbread Man Bookmark and use additional or substitution colors for the white. I can see red and black easily being added to this adorable crochet Gingerbread Man Bookmark pattern.
Ready to make this one?
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- All Advent Calendar Mystery CAL Patterns
- Get the PDF of the Gingerbread Man Bookmark Pattern
- How to Crochet the Gingerbread Man Bookmark Pattern
- Video Tutorial of the Gingerbread Man Bookmark
- Free Written Pattern for the Gingerbread Man Bookmark
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Get the PDF of the Gingerbread Man Bookmark Pattern
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So, let me now give you the supplies you need in order to crochet this cute pattern.
How to Crochet the Gingerbread Man Bookmark Pattern
Materials you will need
- 4.5 mm hook -> I used a Furls Crochet Metal Streamline Hook – use NICKI15 for 15% off
- tapestry needle
- Optional: googly eyes, felt for buttons, glue
3 sts x 4 rounds = 1 square inch
12 x 2.5 inches
Stitches used in the pattern
Learn all the basic crochet stitches HERE
- st/sts = stitch/stitches
- ch = chain
- sl st = slip stitch
- sc = single crochet
- dec = decrease
- invisible join
Video Tutorial of the Gingerbread Man Bookmark
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Free Written Pattern for the Gingerbread Man Bookmark
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First, you’ll start by making the body, then you’ll move on to the arms and legs. Lastly, you’ll make the head and add his face and the buttons.
Instructions for the Gingerbread Man Bookmark
R1: starting from the 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc per ch, turn (5 sts)
R2-30: 1 sc per st, turn
Crochet Gingerbread Man Legs and Arms
Crochet 2 arms + 2 legs all same way.
R1: attach your camel yarn, 1 sc per row or st (depending on whether it’s an arm or leg) until you have 3 sc sts, turn
R2: 1 sc per st, turn
Change colors during the last st to white
R3-4: repeat R2
Change colors during the last st to white
R5: repeat R2
R6: 1 sc dec over all 3 sts, fasten off
Crochet Gingerbread Man Head
R1: make a magic ring and add 7 sc sts, close the ring
R2: 2 sc per st
R3: *1 sc, then 2 sc in the next st, repeat from * all around
R4: 1 sc in the next 3 sts (neck), then sew the head to the body
Add the mouth, eyes, and the buttons (mine are felt circles).
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