Project Description

PDF crochet pattern with step by step photos and written instructions, available in English (US terms) and Italian.

Gingerbread house is a crochet pattern to make a classic Christmas decoration.

Making a Gingerbread House with yarn and a crochet hook or baking a sweet and crunchy house with loads of sugar decorations are both a challenge. But this one doesn’t disappears after the Christmas lunch!

You can make it as small ornament (using the suggested yarn listed below) or using DK/aran weigh yarn to create a lovely centerpiece for your Christmas table.

This is an 8 pages PDF pattern (with step by step photos) – Available in English (US terms) and Italian.

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Skill level: advanced

Size: approx. 4” / 10 cm tall when made with the indicated or similar yarn

– fingering weight cotton yarn in caramel and white (yarn used for this sample is Sesia Cablè 5, 50g/215m)
– size 7 (1,5 mm) crochet hook
– polystyrene sheets (5 mm thick)
– cardboard (1 or 2 mm thick)
– sewing pins
– tapestry needle

Notes: to make this crochet house isn’t necessary to use the recommended yarn and crochet hook. Using a larger crochet hook, and suitable yarn, the item will be bigger preserving the same proportions.

Construction: The house is formed by 5 main pieces (front, back, base + side facades and 2 roof pieces) and all the decorations. All the pieces are worked separately and then sewn to the polystyrene structure.

Did you make this pattern or are you working on it? Share a picture on Instagram with the tag #AIRALIDESIGN. I’m looking forward to seeing it!