December 17

Jaden the Gingerbread Amigurumi ~ A Free Crochet Pattern

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Tis the season to enjoy all things related to the holidays! One of my favorite things is holiday cookies! I'm not picky, any will really do but I love gingerbread people! That's what inspired the Gingerbread Ami. This crochet gingerbread amigurumi pattern can be made with a bow tie or hair bow to create the most cuddly gingerbread person around!

Jaden the Gingerbread Amigurumi Free Crochet Pattern

This little cutie was designed for Marly Bird's 24 Days of Quickies Knit and Crochet, find all the details here!

This pattern uses Fable Fur from WeCrochet, which works up quickly with a Furls Odyssey N 9.00mm crochet hook. (Get 15% off your Furls order here when using code: crystalized15)

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Jaden the Gingerbread Ami Crochet Pattern

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Crochet Gingerbread Amigurumi Pattern


Materials:


Sizing:

One Size ~  13" height


Gauge:

9 hdc by 5 rows = 4”

Furls  Odyssey Crochet Hooks were used to create this gingerbread amigurumi crochet pattern. When using these hooks, my gauge differed from when using a different brand. Please always check gauge to ensure the best project!


Pattern Key:

  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single Crochet
  • Sc2tog: Single Crochet 2 Together
  • Sc3tog: Single Crochet 3 Together
  • Hdc: Half Double Crochet
  • Hdc2tog: Half Double Crochet 2 Together
  • Hdc3tog: Half Double Crochet 3 Together
  • Slst(s): Slip Stitch(es)
  • St(s): Stitch(es)
  • *: Repeat according to instructions


Difficulty:

Intermediate

Jaden the Gingerbread Ami Crochet Pattern

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Special Pattern Notes:

Beginning chain does not count as a stitch unless noted.


Pattern Instructions

Legs of Gingerbread Ami

Magic Circle (or Ch 3 and join to make a circle) with N hook

R1: Ch 1, 5 hdc in circle, join – 5 sts

R2-6: Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join – 5 sts

Finish off. Repeat instructions without finishing off on second leg. Next round will join the legs with a chain. Then, crocheting around the first leg, across the chain, around the second leg, and across the other side of the chain to start the body.

R7: Ch 3, join to any st on second leg, ch 1, hdc in same and next 4 sts around second leg, hdc in each ch across to second leg, hdc in each st around first leg, hdc across opposite side of next 3 chs, join- 16 sts

R8: Ch 1, hdc in same and next, 3 hdc in next, hdc in next 7, 3 hdc in next, hdc in remaining 5 sts, join – 20 sts

R9: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 2, 3 hdc in next, hdc in next 9, 3 hdc in next, hdc in remaining 6 sts, join - 24 sts

R10: Ch 1, hdc in same and each st around, join – 24 sts

R11: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 3, hdc3tog, hdc in next 9, hdc3tog, hdc next 5, join – 20 sts

R12-13: Ch 1, hdc in same and each st around, join – 20 sts

Slst to the left 5 sts. The next Row, work over the slsts just made.

R14: Ch 1, turn, hdc in same and next 8 sts – 9 sts

R15: Turn, hdc in next st and next 6 – 7 sts

Finish off and weave in end or tuck inside Gingerbread Ami. Skip 1 stitch to the left of Row 16 on Round 15 and join in next st.

R16: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 8 sts – 9 sts

R17: Turn, hdc in next st and next 6 – 7 sts

Do not finish off. Next, chains will close the arm holes and decreases will give the Gingerbread Ami a neckline.

R18: Ch 1, turn, sc3tog over next 3 sts, sc in next, sc3tog over next 3 sts, ch 2, rotate work to Row 15, sc3tog over next 3 sts, sc in next, sc3tog over next 3 sts, ch 2, join – 6 sts

R19: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 2, 5 hdc in ch 2 space, hdc in next 3, 5 hdc in ch 2 space, join – 16 sts

R20: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 4, 3 hdc in next, hdc in next 7, 3 hdc in next, hdc in next 2, join – 20 sts

R21: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 5, 3 hdc in next, hdc in next 9, 3 hdc in next, hdc in next 3, join – 24 sts

R22-24: Ch 1, hdc in same and each st around, join – 24 sts

R25: Ch 1, starting in same hdc3tog over next 3 sts, hdc in next 9, hdc3tog over next 3 sts, hdc in next 9, join – 20 sts

R26: Ch 1, starting in same hdc3tog over next 3 sts, hdc in next 7, hdc3tog over next 3 sts, hdc in last 7 sts, join – 16 sts

Surface crochet mouth in place and add safety eyes now. Lightly stuff with Fiberfil.

R27: Ch 1, starting in same hdc2tog around, join – 8 sts

R28: Ch 1, starting in same sc2tog around, join – 4 sts

Finish off leaving a long tail. Weave tail through last 4 sts and pull tight to close. Secure and weave in ends.

Stuff the Gingerbread Ami slightly with Fiberfil through the arm holes. Do not overstuff. Ami should be somewhat flat like a cookie.

Gingerbread Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Arms of Gingerbread Ami

Join yarn in the skipped stitch on Round 13. Rotate to work up raw edges towards neckline.

R1: Ch 1, sc in same, 3 sc up the raw edge, sc2tog up raw edge, slst in neck, rotate piece to work down opposite side of raw edge, sc2tog down raw edge, 3 sc down raw edge, join –10 sts

R2: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 3, hdc2tog over next 2 sc2tog skipping the slst, hdc in remaining 3 sts, join – 8 sts

R3-4: Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join – 8 sts

R5: Ch 1, starting in same 4 sc2tog over 8 sts, join - 4 sts

Finish off leaving a long tail. Weave tail through last 4 stitches. Pull tight to close and secure. Repeat with other Armhole.


Using Eisbar Fable Fur and a yarn needle, zig zig ends of feet and hands. Secure and weave in ends.

Bow Tie

Ch 7 and F hook

Row 1: Starting in second ch from hook, hdc each st across – 6 sts

Rows 2-8: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across – 6 sts

Edging Round: Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in same, sc in next 4, 3 sc in next, rotate piece to work down raw edge, work 9 sc evenly down raw edge, rotate to work along beginning ch, 3 sc in first ch, sc in next 4 chs, 3 sc in next 4 chs, rotate piece to work down raw edge, work 9 sc evenly down raw edge, join – 38 sts

Finish off and weave in ends. Loop same yarn around middle and pinch to create a bow. Secure and sew on neck or head.

Add 3 buttons to belly to complete the Gingerbread Ami!

And that, my friend, is how to make this Gingerbread Ami!


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  1. Hi I am doing the MarlyBird 24 days I found the code, but when I go to the Ravelry I don’t see this free pattern? I have checked and rechecked I wish you could help me I did want this Gingerbread man/person Thank you for any help

    1. Hello! I’m sorry for the confusion. The code on Ravelry and Etsy are for 50% off your order. The free download is on this page. The PDF is only available for a few more hours. If you don’t get to download it, please email me at [email protected]

      Thank you,
      Crystal

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