Stitchy Gingerbread House
Why toil in the kitchen when you can crochet a sweet old-fashioned treat? Crocheted candies and “frosting” decorate this delightfully kitschy holiday house—best of all, it will last for years to come.
By Carolyn Christmas
RED HEART Super Saver, 7oz/198g balls, each approx 364yd/333m (acrylic)
1 ball each:
• #360 Café
• #316 Soft White
• #390 Hot Red
• #368 Paddy Green
• #324 Bright Yellow
• #579 Pale Plum
• #373 Petal Pink
• Size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge
• Box cutter or other blade for cutting cardboard
• Wide cellophane or packing tape—about 2"/5cm wide
• Graph paper (optional, but useful as a tool to help create straight lines and angles for cutting cardboard pieces)
• Straight pins
• Glue gun and glue sticks
• Stitch markers
• Yarn needle
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