Friday, July 22, 2016

Gingerbread Dog House Ornament Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

This little Dog House Gingerbread Christmas Tree 
Ornament is adorable. 

 It  is designed to look like  a charming little Gingerbread 
House cookie. If you do not want the dog bone,
they can be embellished in any way you like.
Add Holiday buttons  and ribbons or even sparkle jewels.
We designed one with traditional Christmas Colors 
and one with bright colors.
And we even designed one in "Frozen Blue Colors"!

These Gingerbread House Christmas Tree Ornaments
 are fun to crochet, 
and really easy to make, as well.


See The Video on my Youtube Channel at this LINK

Gingerbread Dog House Ornament  Crochet Pattern
 by Sara Sach
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Skill: Easy

Materials:
Yarn Needle
Crochet Hook – H
Yarn – Worsted Weight (4) – Red heart Super Saver
             Med. Brown, 1 oz.
             Small amount of White, and Red and Green, or Bright Pink and Spring Green

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (slst)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Together (tog)

Size:   6 ½ X 5 ½ inches

Notes:
Ch 3 counts as a dc
Ch 1 does not count as st, it is a turning chain.

R: 1 – With Brown yarn, ch 15, 1 dc in the 4th ch from the hook,
1 dc in each ch across, ch 3 Turn. (12 dc)

R: 2 – 1 dc in each dc, ch 3, turn (12 dc)

R: 3 – R: 4 – Repeat R: 2, Ch1 after R: 4

R: 5 – St tog the 1st 2 dc, 1 dc in the next 8 dc, st tog the last 2 dc, turn, Ch1(10dc)

R: 6 - St tog the 1st 2 dc, 1 dc in the next 6 dc, st tog the last 2 dc, turn, Ch1 (8dc)

R: 7 - St tog the 1st 2 dc, 1 dc in the next 4 dc, st tog the last 2 dc, turn, Ch1(6dc)

R: 8 - St tog the 1st 2 dc, 1 dc in the next 2 dc, st tog the last 2 dc, turn, Ch1(6dc)

R: 9 - St tog the 1st 2 dc, st tog the last 2 dc, turn, Ch1(4dc)

R: 10 – St tog the last 2 dc, tie off weave in your ends.

Repeat R: 1 – R: 10 - To Make 2 -For a front and a back of the Gingerbread house.

Door –
R: 1 – With green yarn, Ch 9, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, and in each ch across,
Ch1 turn (8sc)

R: 2 – 2 sc in the 1st st, 1 sc in each sc, ch1, turn (9sc)

R: 3 – R: 4 -1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn

R: 5 –  1 sc in next 7 sc, sc tog the last 2 sc,  tie off, weave in your ends.

R: 6 – With White yarn, join to 1 sc, slst across bottom of door,
Then up the side and around to the other side, join to 1 slst, tie off leaving
12 inches of yarn. Place on the front of the house and sew in place using the tail of yarn.

With red yarn, make a French knot for the doorknob.

Dog Bone –
With white yarn, ch 6, slst in the 2nd ch from the hook, slst in the next 4 chs,
Ch3, sl st in the end of the dog bone,
Working down the opposite side of the ch, ch 3, slst in the 1st ch,
Slst in the next 5 chs, ch3, slst in the end of the bone, ch3, slst in the 1st st,
Tie off leaving a 12 inch tail of yarn.
Place the bone on the front of the house and sew in place.
Place the Front and back of the gingerbread house together, right side out.
Join yarn to the side of the house at R: 4, sc down the side, across the bottom
And up the other side of the house, sewing the front and back together. Stop at R: 4 on
the other side, tie off, and weave in your end.

The Roof –
R: 1 -Join White yarn to the 1st sc of R: 4, sc evenly up the side of the Roof, stitching through
both the front and the back of the roof, 3 sc in the point, the sc down the other side of the
roof until you reach R: 4 on this side. Ch 1, turn.

R: 2 – 1 hdc in each sc till you reach the point, 3 sc in the top sc, then sc in each sc down, join to the 1 st sc, tie off.

R: 3 – White Red yarn, whip st evenly across the roof.

The Button Candy –
With red yarn, ch 2, 6 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, join to 1st sc, tie off leaving a 10 inch tail.
Place and sew on to the front of the Gingerbread house.

Cut a piece of 12 inch yarn and tie on to the top of the Gingerbread house for a hanger.
They are so cute, and yummy! 
They look real enough to eat!
But don't!
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