Nov/Dec 09

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

YARN
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

CROCHET HOOK
•  Size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge

NOTIONS
•  Box cutter or other blade for cutting cardboard
•  Wide cellophane or packing tape—about 2"/5cm wide
•  Ruler
•  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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Comments

how can I get the pattern?

So I just got a new subscription to Crochet Today and looking back through I found this pattern and LOVE IT! But when I called to ordered back copies, there aren't any more of the Nov/Dec 2009. How can I get a copy of the pattern?

try clicking 'buy supplies'

Which will take you to yarncollection.com, who may still have issues available.

LOVE LOVE LOVE this pattern!!

LOVE LOVE LOVE this pattern!! :)

ohhhh I love it !

ohhhh I love it !

Adorable

That is fantastic. Looks good enough to eat!!

so cute!

that's the cutest thing I've ever seen! great job.