How To Crochet a Gingerbread Man

Beginner Level And Free Crochet Gingerbread Man Pattern

How To Crochet a Gingerbread Man-2
Greetings from a beautiful day. I’m here with a free crochet gingerbread man pattern. Lately, I have often shared this cute gingerbread man pattern with you. Various types and at different skill levels. Today’s free crochet gingerbread man pattern is easy level. Beginners can complete it without difficulty. Complete the gingerbread man, the most loved mascot of Christmas time, now and get ready for Christmas!

How To Crochet a Gingerbread Man

If you are wondering how to crochet a gingerbread man, you are in the right place. You can complete it without any difficulty thanks to its detailed and easy step by step explanation. While making the crocheted Gingerbread Man, a 4.5 mm crochet hook was used. You can also make it softer by using a plush yarn. You make the eyes with 10mm safety eyes. That’s it. Now let’s take a look at the details below.

Pattern: raeesacrochet

Materials Needed:

Yarn: Hobbii baby snuggles-brown, white, red.
Hook size: 4.5 mm.
Fiberfill stuffing.
Sewing needle.
Safety eyes: 10 mm.


MR- Magic ring
Sc- Single crochet
Inc- Increase
Dec- Decrease
Ch- Chain
BLO- Back loop only
FO- Fasten off


1. Starting with brown MR 6 [6]
2. change colour to red, 6 sc [6]
3. change colur to white, 6 sc [6]
4. change colur to brown 6 sc [6]
6. Fold flat and close with 3 sc [6]
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.


1. Starting with brown MR 6 [6]
2. (2sc,inc)*2 [8]
3. BLO: change colur to red, 8 sc [8]
4. change colur to white, 8 sc [8]
FO, leg 1 do not fo leg 2.

Body and head

5. change colur to brown join leg 2 to leg 1 with 1 sc, 7 sc on leg 1, 8 sc on leg 2 [16]
6. 2 inc, 13 sc, inc [19]
7. inc, 18 sc [20]
8. (3sc,dec)*4 [16]
9. 2 sc, dec join arm 1 over the next 3 stitches (2sc,dec)*2 join arm over the next 3 stitches 2 sc, dec [12]
10. 12 inc [24]
11. (3sc,inc)*6 [30]
12-13. 30 sc [30]
14. 18 sc change colur to white 12 sc [30]
15. 18 sc change colur to brown 12 sc [30]
16. (3sc,dec)*6 [24]
Attach eyes between round 13 and 14, 3 stitches apart and stuff the body.
17. (2sc,dec)*6 [18]
18. (1sc,dec)*6 [12] Stuff the head.
19. 6 dec [6]

Embroidery details

1. Embroider the eyes, mouth and eyebrows.
embroider details
2. Embroider two buttons by repeatedly going through same top and bottom stitch until it is a circular shape.
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