Friday, November 16, 2012

The Christmas Angel


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The Christmas Angel

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Colors Used
100% Cotton Yarn (I used Lily Sugar and Cream.  You can use any type yarn for this project)
Color A: Ecru
Color B: Green
Color C: Red
(Use any color combination you choose)

About the stitches
·         SC= Single Crochet
·         HDC = Half Double Crochet
·         DC = Double Crochet
·         Single Crochet Decrease
·         Shell – made up of a group of SC’s in one stitch
·         Slip Stitch
·         Written in American English Crochet Standards



Materials
·         Crochet Hook Size: E
·         100% cotton yarn

Skill level
 Beginner to Intermediate



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Start of Head:
In Color A: Chain 3 and join to form a ring.  Chain 1 (does not count as a stitch)
Round 1: Work 6 SC inside the ring (6 SC)
Round 2: *Work 2 SC in the next stitch; work 1 SC in the next.  Repeat from * around (9 SC)
Round 3: *Work 1 SC in each of the next two stitches; work 2 SC in the next.  Repeat from * around (12 SC)
Round 4: Work 1 SC in each stitch around (12 SC)
Round 5: Work 1 SC decrease in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * around (6 SC)
Round 6: Work 2 SC in each stitch around (12 SC)
Fasten Off
Start of Body
In Color B: Attach to the stitch where you just fastened off. 
Round 7: *Work 2 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 2.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 2 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 12 SC)
Round 8: In Color A: Attach in the Chain 2 Space close to where you just fastened off.   *Work 2 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 2.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 2 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 12 SC)
Round 9: In Color C: Attach in the Chain 2 Space close to where you just fastened off.   *Work 3 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 2.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 2 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 18 SC)
Round 10: In Color B: Attach in the Chain 2 Space close to where you just fastened off.   *Work 3 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 2.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 2 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 18 SC)
Round 11: In Color A: Attach in the Chain 2 Space close to where you just fastened off.   *Work 4 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 3.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 3 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 24 SC)
Round 12: In Color C: Attach in the Chain 3 Space close to where you just fastened off.   *Work 4 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 3.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 3 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 24 SC)
Round 13: In Color B: Attach in the Chain 3 Space close to where you just fastened off.   *Work 4 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 3.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 3 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 24 SC)
Round 14: In Color A: Attach in the Chain 3 Space close to where you just fastened off.   *Work 4 SC in the stitch where you just joined.  Chain 3.  Skip one stitch and repeat from * around.  Fasten off by Chaining 3 and joining to the first shell made (6 shells  = 24 SC)

Wings: (Make Two)
In Color A: Chain 3 and join to form a ring.  Chain 1 (does not count as a stitch)
Round 1: Work 7 HDC inside the ring
Round 2: Work 3 DC in each of the next three stitches.  Fasten Off (9 DC)

 
Sew the part of the circle of the 7 HDC onto the angel’s back and where the 9 DC are pointing up.  You will make two and they will mirror each other.

  
Halo:

In Color A: Chain 15 and fasten off.  Secure onto head.   It should be a tight fit.  You may choose to use fabric glue for more security.    
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2 comments:

  1. Darling little angel. Can't wait to try it out, thank you for the free pattern!

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    1. You are welcome! Would love to see a picture of your angel when you're done! Enjoy!

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