Crochet Candy Cottage Gingerbread House

Free crochet pattern for a Candy Covered Gingerbread House. Won't add to your waistline yet looks super-yummy for Christmas and the holidays. 3 part tutorial.

There is no doubt that the holiday season is hard on the diet.  It seems the smaller our wallets become, the larger our waistlines expand!  With so many sweet treats around at this time of year, keep your hands busy and away from the sweets, while at the same time crocheting up a sweet treat that won’t add to your hip measurements! This crochet Gingerbread House will have everyone licking their lips this year – and the great news is, you can use it next year too without having to bake another one  🙂

Finished house size: 9” tall x 10” wide x 8” deep

Available as a 3-part step by step tutorial and free pattern, this excellent blog series will have you creating a most beautiful gingerbread house quicker and easier than you might think.

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Worsted weight/Aran yarns:

  • 425 yds tan
  • 100 yds white
  • 40 yds light pink
  • 25 yds pink


  • size G / 4.0mm hook
  • cardboard
  • tapestry needle
  • glue gun

Part 1 – the cardboard structure

Part 2 – crocheting the gingerbread parts

Part 3 – adding the decorations


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