Free Amigurumi – Gingerbread Man Bust

The Gingerbread Man Bust is another pattern in my Winter Bust Collection. It’s an easy pattern to make. Enjoy!

Description

For instructions I recommend PlanetJune on youtube. Her online tutorials are very easy to learn

Magic ring
Invisible decrease
Changing colors
Ultimate finish

Abbreviations
Rnd = Round
ch = Chain
slst = Slip stitch
sc = Single crochet
dc = Double crochet
dec = Use the invisible decrease, insert your hook into the front loops of the next two stitches, yarn over draw through the first two loops, yarn over through the remaining two stitches
inc = 2 sc in next stitch
FLO = Front loops only
BLO = Back loops only

— PATTERN —

Head and body 
Use lightbrown yarn
Rnd 1: 6 sc into the magic ring
Rnd 2: 1 inc in each st (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x6 (18)
Rnd 4: [2 sc, 1 inc] x6 (24)
Rnd 5: [3 sc, 1 inc] x6 (30)
Rnd 6: [4 sc, 1 inc] x6 (36)
Rnd 7-12: 36 sc (36)
Rnd 13: [4 sc, 1 dec] x6 (30)
Rnd 14: [3 sc, 1 dec] x6 (24)
Rnd 15: [2 sc, 1 dec] x6 (18)
Place the 7 mm safety eyes in round 9 with 4 st in between. Fill the head
Rnd 16: FLO 18 sc (18)
Rnd 17: [2 sc, 1 inc] x6 (24)
Rnd 18: [3 sc, 1 inc] x6 (30)
Rnd 19: [4 sc, 1 inc] x6 (36)
Rnd 20: [5 sc, 1 inc] x6 (42)
Rnd 21: [6 sc, 1 inc] x6 (48)
Rnd 22-24: 48 sc (48)
Rnd 25: BLO [6 sc, 1 dec] x6 (42)
Rnd 26: [5 sc, 1 dec] x6 (36)
Rnd 27: [4 sc, 1 dec] x6 (30)
Rnd 28: [3 sc, 1 dec] x6 (24)
Fill the body.
Rnd 29: [1 sc, 1 dec] x8 (16)
Rnd 30: [1 dec] x8 (8)
Finish off.

Topping
Use white yarn
Rnd 1: 6 sc into the magic ring
Rnd 2: 1 inc in each st (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x6 (18)
Rnd 4: [2 sc, 1 inc] x6 (24)
Rnd 5: [3 sc, 1 dcinc] x6 (30)
Rnd 6: [3 sc, 2 dcinc] x6 (42)
Finish off and leave enough yarn to attach the topping on the head

Buttons (2x)
Use white yarn
Rnd 1: 6 sc into the magic ring
Finish off. Sew the buttons to the body

Leaves (2x)
Use green yarn
Rnd 1: Chain 9
Rnd 2: 1 hdc in third chain after hook, 2 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, in last chain [1 sc, chain 2, 1 slst in second chain, 1 sc], on the other side of the chain, 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 2 tr, 1 hdc
Chain 5, 1 slst in the 2nd chain after hook, 3 slst.
Make 1 slst in the backloop of the next st. Finish off and remove the yarn.

Small cherries
Use red yarn
Rnd 1: 4 sc in a magic ring
Rnd 2: 1 inc in each st (8)
Rnd 3: 8 sc (8)
Rnd 4: [1 dec] x 4 (4)
Finish off and attach the cherries on the leaves and directly on the head, so that the cherry can rotate

Arms (2x) 
Start with light brown yarn
Rnd 1: 6 sc into the magic ring
Rnd 2: 1 inc in each st (12)
Rnd 3: [1 sc, 1 inc] x6 (18)
Rnd 4: 18 sc
Change color to white yarn
Rnd 5: 18 sc
Change color to light brown yarn
Rnd 6-7: 18 sc
Finish off and leave enough yarn to attach the arms on each side of the body. Don’t forget to stuff the arms before attaching.

Scarf
Use red yarn
Rnd 1: crochet a chain of 51 st
Rnd 2: 50 hdc
Finish off.

If you have finished a Gingerbread man Bust, please post it on my facebook page. I am very curious to see your creations and variations
facebook.com/dendennisamigurumi

Or try the other christmas busts and make your set complete.

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