Gingerbread Bunting by Maddie Harvey

Gingerbread Bunting

December 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
55 yards (50 m)
One Size
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These cute and simple-to-knit little gingerbread people are perfect for decorations. You could string them together to make bunting or hang them separately.

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The Gingerbread People are knitted in one piece, beginning with each leg and finishing at the head. Instructions are given for the little scarf also. Decoration is added after knitting (in back stitch and regular stitching) and full instructions are given for this too!

Aran/worsted weight yarn in the following amounts for 3 in total:
MC: 25 g (approx. 50 m)
CC1: 5 g (approx. 10 m)
CC2: 2.5 g (approx. 5 m)

Sample knitted in Rowan Pure Wool Superwash Worsted (worsted weight; 200 m / 219 yds per 100g ball;
100% wool)
MC: Rust 106
CC1: Rich Red 124
CC2: Ivory 101

Kits available from

4.00 mm / US 6 straight needles
Lockable stitch marker or safety pin
Tapestry needle
4 small felt balls (for bunting)
1 m of sparkly yarn or thin ribbon
Large headed pins (optional)

Gauge isn’t important for this project, although a difference in gauge will affect how much yarn is used.
20 sts x 36 rows = 10 cm / 4” measured over garter stitch

Each gingerbread person measures approx. 14 cm high