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Gingerbread man amigurumi free pattern

Gingerbread man amigurumi free pattern

Welcome to the second edition of amigurumi Christmas Ornaments! This year, once again the collection has four characters! Mrs. Claus, the Nutcracker soldier, Gingerbread man, and chubby penguin.

If you don’t know the first edition yet, I invite you to meet the Happy Grinch, Mini Santa Claus, Little Elf, and chubby reindeer! All of these patterns are available for free here on the website and also there is a low-cost and ad-free printable version for purchase on Etsy and Ravelry.

Hello there! My name is Ana! Welcome to Little crochet farm.

Here, I share my crochet creations around nursery decor, amigurumi and crochet toys for babies! Crochet tutorials, lessons, paid and free patterns you can find it all here!

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Take a look at other amigurumis you may like!

Before we start, I leave a link to all the stitches tutorial I used to complete this pattern. If you are a complete beginner or not familiar with some technique, there is a blog post with step-by-step images with descriptions and video tutorials.

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Gingerbread man amigurumi free pattern


  • 2mm crochet hook 
  • White, brown, red, green and yellow. 100% cotton sports weight yarn. The brand I used for this amigurumi is Mondial Lane basic cotton. For similar yarn with the same quality and thickness, I recommend this one, which I also use for many of my projects.
  • Black thread for embroidering the eyes. 
  • Stuffing material
  • Scissors
  • Sewing needle.
  • Or, you can use safety eyes! The position is at the end of this post.

Finish size: 11cm or (about) 4,3 inches

For a low cost, ad-free and printable pattern, you can find it in Ravelry here!

And on Etsy here!

Other members of the amigurumi Christmas Ornaments collection

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Take a look at 10 Christmas-themed amigurumi patterns and a delightful original Christmas tale!


With brown yarn start

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd  12sc

• Change to white,

4 rnd  12sc

• Change back to brown,

5 rnd  12sc

• Cut the yarn and fasten off.

• Make another one following the same instructions.

• Don’t fasten off the second leg, chain 3. Connect the two legs by inserting the loop of the needle inside one stitch of the first leg, following,

6 rnd  30sc

7 and 8 rnd  30sc

• Change to white,

9 rnd  30sc

• Change back to brown,

10 to 16 rnd  30sc

17 rnd  (3sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

18 rnd  (2sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

19 rnd   18blsl

• For the next round, you will work only in the remaining front loop of the round 18.

20 rnd  FL(1sc, 1inc) repeat 9 times Total 27sts

21 rnd  (2sc, 1inc) repeat 9 times Total 36sts

22 rnd  (5sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 42sts

23 to 30 rnd  42sc

31 rnd  (5sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

32 rnd  (4sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

33 rnd  (3sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

34 rnd  (2sc, 1dec) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

• Stop here for finish stuffing the Gingerbread man.

35 rnd  (1sc, 2dec) repeat 2 times Total 12sts

• Cut the yarn, fasten it off, and hide the remaining tail inside the toy.


With brown yarn start,

1 rnd  5sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  5inc Total 10sts

3 and 4 rnd  10sc

• Change to white color yarn,

5 rnd  10sc

• Change back to brown,

6 to 9 rnd  10sc

• Stop here for adding a little bit of stuffing material,

10 rnd  5sc crocheting the sides together, closing the arm

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off. Leave a tail for sewing it.


With red yarn start,

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring

2 rnd  6inc Total 12sts

3 rnd  12sc

4 rnd  6dec Total 6sts

• Change to white color yarn.

• For the next round you will work only in the front loop of the stitches.

5 rnd  FL 6inc Total 12sts

6 rnd  (1sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 18sts

7 rnd  (2sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 24sts

8 rnd  (3sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 30sts

9 rnd  (4sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 36sts

10 rnd  (5sc, 1inc) repeat 6 times Total 42sts

11 rnd  (skip 1, 3dc in the same stitch, sl) repeat 14 times

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off.

• Leave a long tail for sewing it.


With green color start,

1 rnd  6sc in a magic ring, join with a slip stitch.

• Cut the yarn and fasten it off. Leave a small tail for sewing it.

• Make another one in red following the same instructions.


  1. Sew the arms between rounds 18 and 19.
  2. Sew the flowers in the center of the chest.
  3. Place the top on its head and sew it around. Here, you don’t need to sew every stitch to the head. You can sew just the spikes, taking the middle double crochet.
  4. With yellow color, embroider a couple of sprinkles.
  5. Embroider the eyes in round 24 of the Gingerbread man leaving 4 stitches between them. Add the eyebrow two rounds above the eye, going down to rounds and one stitch beside the eye.
  6. With red embroider the mouth starting from round 22, to between rounds 21 and 22. Taking 4 stitches length.

Your Gingerbread man amigurumi Christmas ornament is ready!

I hope you enjoy this pattern, and if you have any questions or comments in general, leave them in the comment box below.

If this amigurumi Christmas ornament pattern was clear and useful to you, consider subscribing to my YouTube channel. I schedule to add every week a new free pattern and a new stitch tutorial to help you learn a bit more about this crochet toys world!

I also will share here my Ravelry shop where you can find a bit more advanced crochet patterns. And, on Ravelry, there is available a low-cost printable version of these free patterns you can see here.

See you next time!



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Delina Warr

Monday 21st of November 2022

Hello Ana I crochet and I take my crochet items I make to craft fairs and different things I was wondering if I could sell the items *(not patterns) that I make using your patterns? Thank you and God Bless.


Thursday 1st of December 2022

Hello Delina! Yes! Feel free to sell your finished items made with Little Crochet Farm patterns! I wish you a lot of sales and success! Know that I will be cheering for you with every sell you make!


Wednesday 9th of November 2022



Wednesday 9th of November 2022

You are very welcome!

Evelyn Smith

Tuesday 8th of November 2022

Hi. I've been making your Christmas collection. I'm crocheting with you on YouTube. I looked at the free patterns online but cannot find where to insert safety eyes on these toys. Please advise.

Thank you for your lovely designs!

Evelyn Smith


Wednesday 9th of November 2022

Hello Evelyin, Reading through the written pattern you will arrive at the last step, called ASSEMBLY. Step number 5, is where the position of the eyes should be placed! I hope that helps! Thank you for the kind words about my creations! Ana


Thursday 3rd of November 2022

Thank you so much for your beautiful patterns, I'm a beginner and your patterns and utube videos are perfect I've really learned a lot. I'm 68 years old and never did I think I was going to be able to learn, especially since I'm a lefty. Thank you so much again


Wednesday 9th of November 2022

Wow Ellen! What a beautiful comment! Thank you! Its never too late for learning! I am so happy and proud! You are the best! Have a great awesome week! Ana

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