Friday, October 31, 2008

Crochet Thread Angel - Ornament - Book Marker



These can be used for ornaments or as a book marker. I have just added a simple braid to the book marker.

Crochet Thread Angel


Video Tutorial: Crochet Thread Angel

Abbreviations
DC = Double Crochet
CH - Chain
EA = Each
LP = Loop
MC = Magic Circle
SP = Space
SK = Skip
SL ST = Slip Stitch

Written by Teresa Richardson

Size 2 Steel Crochet Hook
Size 10 crochet cotton

Start with a magic circle

Head Round 1: CH 3, 11 DC in loop, join. Pull Magic circle snug. (12 DC total)

Head Round 2: CH 3, DC in same DC, 2 DC in ea ST around for a total of 24 (24 DC total)

Head Round 3: *CH 2 SL ST in EA ST around. Continue around from *. SL ST in the BEG CH. SL ST in the CH 2.

Wings Row 1: CH 3, 5 DC in the same CH 2 SP. (6 DC total)

Wings Row 2: CH 3, Turn, DC in the same DC as turning CH, 2 DC in ea ST across. ( 12 DC total)

Wings Row 3: CH 3, Turn, DC in the same DC as turning CH, 2 DC in ea ST across. (24 DC total) Cut thread and secure.

Angel Dress Row 1: Skip over to stitch 11 and attach thread in stitch 11. This part will be worked over stitches 11,12,13,14. Ch 3, 2 DC in the same stitch as CH 3, 3 DC in ea of the next 3 STs. (12 DC total)

Angel Dress Row 2: CH 3, Turn, 2 DC in ea ST across. (24 DC total)

Angel Dress Row 3: CH 4, Turn, *SK a ST, DC in the next, CH 1, continue across from * (12 DC)

Angel Dress Row 4: Ch 3, Turn, *3 DC in CH 1 SP, DC in DC, Repeat from * across row.

Angel Dress Row 5: Ch 3, turn, 1 DC in ea DC across.

Angel Dress Edging: Ch 2, SL ST, CH 2, SL ST in ea st across. Cut thread, sew in tails.

Wing Edging: CH 2, SL ST, CH 2, across. Keep going across waist to other wing SL ST'ing between stitches.

Sew in all the extra tails.

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