Stitchy Gingerbread House by Carolyn Christmas
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Stitchy Gingerbread House

October 2009
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in single crochet
4.0 mm (G)
1500 yards (1372 m)

Why toil in the kitchen when you can crochet a sweet old-fashioned treat? Crocheted candies and “frosting” decorate this delightfully kitschy holiday house—best of all, it will last for years to come.

1 ball each:
• #360 Café
• #316 Soft White
• #390 Hot Red
• #368 Paddy Green
• #324 Bright Yellow
• #579 Pale Plum
• #373 Petal Pink

• Box cutter or other blade for cutting cardboard
• Wide cellophane or packing tape—about 2”/5cm wide
• Ruler
• Graph paper (optional, but useful as a tool to help create straight lines and angles for cutting cardboard pieces)
• Straight pins
• Glue gun and glue sticks
• Stitch markers
• Yarn needle