Any size hook; small amounts of brown
shade of 4 ply worsted weight yarn, any size hook; beads or sequins to
use for eyes, mouth, and buttons.
Rnd 1: ch 3, 11 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, join with sl st in top of ch-2 (12).
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, join with sl st in first sc, fasten off. leaving 6" end for sewing (24).
Row 1: Ch 9 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn (8).
Rows 2-8: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Do not turn or fasten off at end of last row.
Row 9: For first arm, working in ends of rows, ch 1, sc in each of next 3 rows leaving remaining rows unworked, turn.
Rows 10-11: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 12: ch 1, skip first st, 3 sc in next st, sl st in last st, fasten off.
Row 9: For second arm, working in ends of rows on opposite side of
Body, join brown with sc in row 6, sc in each of last 2 rows, turn (3).
Rows 10-12; Repeat same rows of first arm. Sew Head to top of Body between arms.
Row 1: For first leg, working on opposite
side of row 1 on Body, with wrong side facing you, join with sc in
first st, sc in ech of next 3 sts leaving remaining sts unworked, turn
Rows 2-5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 6: Ch 1, skip first st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, 3 sc in last st, sl st in end of row 5, fasten off.
Row 1: For second leg, working on opposite side of Row 1 on Body,
with right side facing you. Join with sc in first st, sc in each of
next 3 sts, turn (4).
Rows 2-6: Repeat same rows of first leg.
For edging, working around entire outer
edge, join with sc in end of first row on arm near Head, sc in each st
and in end of each row around with sl st in each st around Head, join
with sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Glue 21" piece of rickrack, around
outer edge of Gingerbread Man, overlapping ends and trimming if
necessary. For eyes, glue two blue beads 1/8" apart over top of rnd 1
on head. For mouth, glue three red beads over bottom of rnd 1 on Head.
For buttons, glue three green beads, evenly spaced to front of Body.