Free Crochet Patterns From Me To You
Gingerbread Boy Pillow
Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn 3.5 oz Skeins - 1 Skein each of Green (A), Red (B), White (C)
& Honey (D)
Crochet Hook Size F/5 or 4.00 mm
2 3/8" Black Buttons
2 ½" White Buttons
Sewing Needle and Thread
Finished Size Approximately 12" x 10 ½"
Notes: Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated.
To change colour in sc, insert hook in indicated st, yo with working colour, draw up a lp, drop
working colour to ws, yo with next colour, complete sc. Do not carry colour not in use across
ws of work; wind small balls of yarn for each separate colour section.
When working from chart, read all odd-numbered (rs) rows from right to left, all
even-numbered (Ws) rows from left to right.
Row 1: (rs): With A, ch 46, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn. (45 sc)
Rows 2-55: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn; at end of row 55, do not fasten off; ch 1, do not turn.
Back Border: *Sc evenly sp over row ends to corner, 3 sc in corner st * , sc evenly sp in each
rem lp across foundation ch to last st, 3 sc in last st, rep from * to * , sc across last row to last
st, 3 sc in least st, join in beg sc, fasten off.
Row 1: With B, ch 46, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch across, ch 1, turn.
Rows 2-8: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn. (45 sc)
Row 9: Sc in each of first 5 sc with B, changing to C in 5th sc, sc in each of next 35 sc in C,
changing to 2nd ball of B in last sc, sc in each of next 5 sc with B, ch 1, turn.
Row 10-55: Continuing in sc, work from chart; at end of row 55, do not fasten off; ch 1, do not
turn. (45 sc)
Front Border: Rep back border.
With sewing needle and thread, using pic as a guide, sew 2 black buttons on face for eyes;
sew 3 buttons down front chest. With tapestry needle and B, work French knot for nose; work
mouth in straight st.
Assembly: With ws together, working through both thicknesses, attach A with a sl st in any
corner on border, ch 1, 3 sc in same st, sc around 3 sides, working 3 sc in each corner, stuff
pillow with polyester fiberfill, sc last side together, join in beginning sc, fasten off.
Tassel: (make 4): With A, ( ch 35, sl st in first ch) 12 times, fasten off, leaving end for sewing.
With tapestry needle, sew 1 tassel in each corner.