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a twenty-something kawaii lifestyle blogger, and creator of Mooeyandfriends, based in the United States. On my blog, I share rambles of my daily life, advice, DIY, crochet patterns, stationery-related posts.

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Gingerbread House Ornament ♥ Crochet Pattern

Gingerbread House Ornament Crochet Pattern
This ornament was inspired by a knitted Christmas tree ornament that my older sister made a couple years ago (scroll down below to see what it looks like). I think she made it for some sort of advent calendar ornament thing. In the past, I would hang this gingerbread house on my bulletin board as a festive decoration. This year, I thought it would be cute to recreate the gingerbread house ornament and make a crochet version! I made a few changes and added a bow to the center of the gingerbread house. I'm very happy with how it came out and if I had a bigger tree maybe I would decorate my tree with them. haha

This project only took me about 30 minutes to make so it's a very quick pattern to crochet. It's a really easy crochet pattern, perfect for beginners. If you crochet this project, you can post it on Ravelry or tag me @mooeyscrochet so that I can see your creation. If you want to learn how to crochet, watch my crochet how-to video here.

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Gingerbread House Ornament Crochet Pattern
- H/5.00 mm crochet hook
- G/4.25 mm crochet hook
- White worsted weight yarn
- Brown worsted weight yarn
- Various colorful worsted weight yarn
- Slanted tapestry needle
- Scissors

ch(s) - chains
st(s) - stitch(es)
slst - slip stitch (same as join)
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dec - decrease (same as sc2tog) (single two st together)
(x_) - repeat (_) amount of times
[x_] - repeat everything inside the [_] times amount of times

Crochet Level

Pattern Notes
The pattern is written in US terms
This pattern uses a magic circle. Magic circle instructions here.

If you have any problems with this pattern feel free to contact me so that I can make corrections to the pattern.

Gingerbread House Ornament Crochet Pattern
Gingerbread house
With H hook and brown yarn
Row 1: ch 11 sts. Total = 10 sts
Rows 2-10: ch 1, sc 10 sts. Total = 10 sts
Row 11: ch 1, dec, sc 6 sts, dec. Total = 8 sts
Row 12: ch 1, dec, sc 4 sts, dec. Total = 6 sts
Row 13: ch 1, dec, sc 2 sts, dec. Total = 4 sts
Row 14: ch 1, 2 dec sts. Total = 2 sts
Row 15: ch 1, dec. Total = 1 sts
Cut off and weave ends

With H hook and white yarn. Insert your hook where the roof of the gingerbread house starts.
slst, *2hdc in same st, slst in next spot, ch 1*
Repeat from * to * until you reach the opposite side of the house. I made 9 icing shells.

With G hook and colored yarn
Row 1: ch 5 sts. Total = 5 sts
Rows 2-5 : ch 1, sc 4 sts. Total = 4 sts
Row 6: ch 1, 2 dec sts. Total = 2 sts
Cut off and leave long yarn tail for sewing

With G hook and colored yarn
ch 40 sts
Cut off and leave long yarn tail for sewing

Gingerbread House Ornament Crochet Pattern
Sew the door to the gingerbread house. To make the windows, just use a tapestry needle and yarn and make long loop marks on the side of the door until you make a square, repeat on the other side. To make the ribbon, tie the long chain into a bow and sew the bottom of the ribbion to the house to stay secure. I didn't sew down the loops of the ribbion because I wanted the loops to stand out.

Gingerbread House Ornament Crochet Pattern
Have you decorated your Christmas tree yet?


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