Lora's Angel

by Lora Johnson

Materials:
      Size 10 crochet thread
      Size 7 hook
      Glue
      Funnel
      Plastic wrap

Stitches Used: Ch, Sl, Sc, Hdc, Dc, Trc

Directions:

Row 1: Ch 4, 11 dc in fourth ch from hook. Join in top of beg ch 4. (12 dc)

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc). Repeat around. Join in top of beg ch. (18dc)

Row 3: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc). Repeat around. Join in top of beg ch. (24dc)

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, Join in top of beg ch. (24 dc)

Row 5: Ch 3, dc in next dc, (dc next 2 dc tog). Repeat around. Join in 1st dc. (NOT THE BEG CH.) (12 dc)

Rows 6-7: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in ea st around. Join in first sc. (12 sc)

Row 8: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each remaining sc. Join in top of beg ch. (24 dc)

Row 9: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each remaining dc. Join in top of beg ch. (48 dc)

Row 10: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc). Repeat around, joining in top of beg ch. (60 dc).

Row 11: Ch1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next 7 dc, hdc in next 3 dc, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 3, sl st on 3rd ch from hook, (picot made), dc in next dc). Repeat 4 times. Dc in next dc, hdc in next 3 dc, sc in next 16 dc, hdc in next 3 dc, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 3, sl st in 3rd st from hook, (picot made), dc in next dc). Repeat 4 times. Dc in next dc, hdc in next 3 dc, sc in remaining 8 dc. Join in first sc. Now would be a good time to stuff the head.

Row 12: Ch1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next 4 sc, skip (3 sc, 3 hdc, 2 dc, 5 picots, 2 dc, 3 hdc, 3 sc), sc in next 10 sc, skip (3 sc, 3 hdc, 2 dc, 5 picots, 2 dc, 3 hdc, 3 sc), sc in last 5 sc. (20 sc) The 2 arms have been made.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in each sc around, join in 1st sc. (20 sc)

Row 14: Ch 3, dc, ch 2, 2 dc in same st as joining. (Beg dc shell made.) Skip 1 sc (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, in next sc, skip 1 sc). Repeat around. Join in top of beg ch. (10 dc shells)

Row 15: Sl st into ch 2 space, ch 4, trc, ch 2, 2 trc in same space. Ch 1 (2 trc, ch 2, 2 trc, (trc shell made) in next ch space, ch 1). Repeat around. Join in top if beg ch-4. (10 trc shell made)

Row 16: Sl st into ch 2 space, ch 4, trc, ch 2, 2 trc in same space. Ch 2, (trc shell in next ch 2 space, ch 2). Repeat around. Join in top of beg ch 4. (10 trc shell made)

Rows 17-21: Sl st into ch 2 space, ch 4, trc, ch 2, 2 trc in same space. Ch 3, (trc shell in next ch 2 space, ch 3). Repeat around. Join in top of beg ch 4. (10 trc shells )

Row 22: Sl st into ch 2 space, ch 3, 4 dc in same space, 5 dc in ch 3 space, 5 dc in each ch 2 space and each ch3 space. Join in top of beg ch 3. Fasten Off.

Wings:

Row 1: Ch 6, sc in second ch from hook and each remaining ch. (5 sc)

Rows 2-3: Ch 1, turn, sc across. (5 sc)

Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in same place as turning, (ch 1, dc in next sc) 3 times. Ch 1, 2 dc in last sc.

Row 5: Ch 3, turn, dc in same st as turning, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 2 times. 2 dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 2 times. Ch 1, 2 dc in last dc.

Row 6: Ch 3, turn, dc in same st as turning, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 8 times. Ch 1, dc in last dc. (9 ch-1 loops)

Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in same st as turning, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 10 times. Ch 1, 2 dc in last dc. (11 ch-1 loops)

Row 8: Ch 3, turn, dc in same st as turning, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 12 times. Ch 1, 2 dc in last dc. (13 ch-1 loops)

Row 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in same st as turning, 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, (dc shell made) in next ch 1 space. *Ch 2, sl st in next ch 1 space, ch 2, shell in next ch 1 space. Repeat from * across, ending with ch 1, 2 dc in last dc. (7 shells made) Fasten Off.

Second half of wing: With right side facing, join with sl st in 1st ch of beg ch 6. Ch1, sc in same place as joining and each remaining ch. (5sc) Work rows 2-9 of first half of wing and fasten off.

Halo:

Ch 15, join to form a ring.

Ch 1, 30 sc in ring. Join in beg sc.

Ch 3, skip 1 sc, sl st in next sc. Repeat around. Fasten off.

Finishing:

Soak angel, wings, and halo in white glue. (I use Elmer's multi-purpose glue.) Shape angel over plastic wrapped funnel, lay halo and wings flat on wax paper to dry. I try to squeeze out as much glue as possible. Do not wring out.

Hope you enjoy making this angel as much as I did.

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