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Gingerbread Man Wine Topper

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Spinrite

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Bernat Satin (3.5 oz; 200 yds):
    (Sable) 1 ball makes 7 toppers
  • Size U.S. E or 4 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Small quantities of white, brown & red yarn
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE
21 sc and 23 rows = 4"
Measurement
Approx. 4-1/2" high

FRONT
**Beg with First Leg, ch 4.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 3 sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in last sc. 5 sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row 4 times more. Fasten off.
Make Second Leg in same manner. Do not fasten off.
Join Legs: Next row: (WS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc of Second Leg. 2 sc in last sc. 2 sc in first sc of First Leg. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 12 sc. Turn.**
Next 5 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn. Do not turn at end of last row.
***Make Arms: With separate length of yarn, join A with sl st in first st of last row (at opposite end of working yarn). Ch 5 for Arm.
Fasten off.
Next row: (WS). Ch 6. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc of Body. 1 sc in each of next 5 ch for Arm. 22 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in last sc. 22 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Sc2tog) twice. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 20 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 16 sc. Sc2tog. Fasten off.
Shape head: Next row: (WS). Miss first 6 sts. Join A with sl st to next sc. Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 8 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. 10 sc. Turn.
Next 2 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Turn. 6 sc. Fasten off.***
BACK
Work from ** to ** as given for Front.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Make opening: Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. Ch 8 loosely. Miss next 8 sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. 8 sc in next ch-8 sp. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. 12 sc. Turn.
Next 2 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Work from *** to *** as given for Front.
FINISHING
With white yarn, embroider ‘buttons’ with French knots and ‘smile’ with back stitch. With brown yarn, embroider eyes with satin stitch. With red yarn embroider around ‘buttons’ with lazy daisy stitch and stripes on arms and legs with chain stitch.
Join Front and Back: With WS of pieces facing tog, join yarn with sl st through both thicknesses in lower right leg. Work 1 rnd of sc around outer edges to join pieces. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Hanging Loop: With red yarn, ch 21. Fasten off. Attach to back of Head as shown in photo.

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