54cm x 40cm x 8cm NOEL GINGERBREAD. This Knitty Critter Crochet Kit is designed by Mandy Cameron and includes all the materials required to crochet an adorable GINGERBREAD like NOEL and he makes the perfect gift or home décor item! Suitable for accomplished beginners, he’s a must!
Within this kit are easy to follow instructions, set out row by row in UK terminology and also includes certified high quality stuffing for a super soft, cuddly finish; don’t let him over eat the stuffing though!
He will arrive on your doorstep in his own gift box and as soon as you open it you are ready to start bringing him to life.
Your finished Knitty Critter should measure approx. 54cm x 40cm x 8cm and is dependent on your tension.
Please give him lots of cuddles.
Knitty Critter NOEL GINGERBREAD Crochet Kit
300g of HELLO LOVE Super Chunky Super Soft Yarn
6m metres of red yarn for features
6m metres of white yarn for features
6m metres of brown yarn for features
8mm crochet hook
5mm crochet hook
200g of Stuffing
Wipe surface clean with a damp cloth or hand wash.
If you machine wash use a delicate cycle and you will have to re-plump the stuffing when dry.
Do not bleach. Do not iron. Do not dry clean.
Arms: make 2
Legs: make 2
Rnd 24: Work 5dc on the body, take one arm and work 9dc from fasten off st, miss 7sts on the body, then work 7dc across the front of the body. Take the second arm and work 9dc from fasten off st, miss 7sts on the body, working 1dc in each of the last 2sts of the round on the back of the body (32sts)
Rnd 25: 4dc, dc3tog, 6dc, dc3tog, 4dc, dc3tog, 6dc, dc3tog (24sts)
Sew underarm to body on both sides using missed sts. Insert stuffing into body and arms (24sts)
Rnd 26: 4dc, dc2tog, 5dc, dc2tog, 3dc, dc2tog, 5dc, using the last stitch of round 26 and first st of round 27 work dc2tog (20sts). This is now the end of your round and stitch marker needs to be placed accordingly to mark the beginning of the next round.
BUTTONS, BOW TIE, EYES, MOUTH, ICING all use one strand of DK yarn (and not 2 as indicated on the pattern.