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Ginger Man Ornament

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Designed by Pacy Reilly 2000

Materials:
Size F crochet hook
2 oz light brown 4 ply Worsted Weight Cotton
2 Wiggly eyes
1 small heart button
2 small gold buttons
1 pkg. white baby rick rack
glue gun
fabric stiffener



Head and neck
With worsted weight cotton, ch 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook, join with a slip stitch in
1st sc, chain 1, do not turn. (6 sc total)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each stitch around, join with a slip stitch in 1st sc, chain 1, do not turn. (12 sc total)
Rnd 3: ~ 1 sc in 1st stitch, 2 sc in next stitch~ repeat from ~ around, join with a slip stitch in 1st sc, chain 1, do not turn. (18 sc total)
Rnd 4: 3 sc in joining stitch, ch 1 turn., (3 sc total)
Rnd 5: 2 sc in first stitch, sc in next stitch, 2 sc in last stitch, chain 1
and turn. ( 5 sc total)
Rnd 6: 1 sc in 1st stitch, 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in next stitch, 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in last stitch, chain 1 and turn. (7 sc total)



Arms
Rnd 7: 1 sc in next 3 sc, chain 1 and turn. (3 sc total)
Rnds 8 thru 10: repeat rnd 7.
Rnd 11: Dec over 1st 2 stitches, sc in last stitch, chain 1 turn. (2 sc total)
Rnd 12: Dec over both stitches, fasten off.
Rnd 13: Attach yarn to last stitch on Rnd 6, chain 1, sc in
same stitch and next 2 stitches, chain 1 and turn. (3 sc total) Rnds 14 thru 18: Repeat Rnds 8 thru 12, for second arm.
Fasten off.


Body
Rnd 19: Working between both arms, Attach yarn to same
stitch as a arm is attached, chain 1, sc in same stitch, sc in next stitch, sc in same stitch as other arm is attached to, chain 1 and turn. (3 sc total)
Rnd 20: 2 sc in 1st stitch, 1 sc in next stitch, 2 sc in last
stitch, chain 1 and turn. (5 sc total)
Rnd 21: 1 sc in 1st stitch, 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in next
stitch, 2 sc in next stitch, 1 sc in last stitch, chain 1 and turn. (7 sc total)
Rnd 22: Sc across, chain 1 and turn. (7 sc total)



Legs
Rnds 23 thru 28: Work as for rnds 7 thru 12.
Rnd 29: Attach yarn to 3rd sc from end on rnd 22, chain 1, sc in ast 3 sc, chain 1 and turn. (3 sc total)
Rnds 30 thru 34: Work as for rnds 8 thru 12.
Weave in ends.



Finishing
Glue wiggly eyes, heart, and buttons on gingerbread man, as in picture. Glue rick rack around edge. When dry, stiffen ornament as per stiffener's directions. Attach thin string
to top of head for hanger..

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