Gingerbread House Doorstop by Jane Burns

Gingerbread House Doorstop

Knitting
August 2022
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1252 yards (1145 m)
13 cm x 20 cm x 15 cm
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What Christmas would be complete without a Gingerbread House? With windows, button adornments and even knitted icing, this is a great, calorie free way to enjoy a seasonal treat! Made predominantly in stocking stitch with a simple cable pattern on the roof and swiss-darned embellishments.

Finished Measurements:

20cm tall x 15cm deep x 13cm wide

Yarn:

Stylecraft Special Aran, 100% Acrylic / 196m per 100g. Yarn (A) shade 1420 Camel. 2 x 100g balls.

Stylecraft Special DK, 100% Acrylic / 295m per 100g

Yarn (B) White 1001; Yarn (C) Turquoise 1068; Yarn (D) Magenta 1084. One 100g balls of each.

Needles:

Straight 4mm, 3.25mm

Also needed:

Toy stuffing
Small plastic bag
Elastic band
Rice, sand or glass beads
Buttons