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Open Lace Angel

Image of Open Lace Angel Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This angel is made by working the head, neck, shoulders, waist then skirt. Then the wings are made as part of the arms. It can be completed in an evening.
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Materials Needed
Size 10 crochet cotton in White. Southmaid was used in the example
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends

Fabric Stiffener, optional
Hot Glue
Ornament Hanger

Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 10sc = 1"
Finished Size: 4"hx4"w
Skill Level: Beginner

Instructions
RND 1: Ch2. 6sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join w/slst to first sc.

RND 2: Ch2. Hdc in same st as slst. 2 hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 3-4: Ch2. Hdc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 5: Ch2. Yo, insert hook in next st. Pull up a lp, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook, insert hook in next st, pull up a lp, yo, draw through all lps onl hook. Dec made. Dec all the way around so you end up with 6 sts around. Join w/slst to top of ch2.

RND 6: Ch3. 2dc in same st as slst. 3dc in each st around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (18 sts) Now is the best time to stuff the head.

RND 7: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. 3dc in each of the next 3 dc. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. 3dc in each of the next 3 dc. Dc in each of the next 3 dc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 8: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Sk 9 dc. Dc in each of the next 6 dc. Sk 9 dc. Dc in each of the last 3 dc. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 9: Ch3. Dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 10: Ch5. Dc in same st as slst. ch2. *Dc, ch2, dc in next dc. Ch2. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 11: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. 3dc in next ch2 sp. *Dc, ch5, dc in next ch2 sp. 3dc in next ch2 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 12: Slst into the next ch2 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Ch3. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch2 sp. Ch3. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 13-16: Slst in each of the next 2 chs. Slst into the next dc. Slst into the next 2 chs. Ch5. Dc in same ch3 sp. Ch3. *Dc, ch2, dc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 17: Slst into the next ch2 sp. Ch3, 2dc, ch5, 3dc in same sp. Sc in next ch3 sp. *3dc, ch5, 3dc in next ch2 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off.

Wings RND 1: Work both sides the same. Join thread to next unworked dc on round 7. Ch5. Dc in same st. Ch3. Sk 1 st. *Dc, ch2, dc in next st. Ch3. Sk 1 st. Rep from * 3 times more. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

Wings RND 2: Slst in next 2 chs. Slst in next dc. Slst in next 2 chs. slst into the ch3 sp. Ch5. Dc in same sp. Ch3. *Dc, ch5, dc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

Wings RND 3: Slst into the next ch2 sp. Ch3, 2dc, ch5, 3dc in same sp. Sc in next ch3 sp. *3dc, ch5, 3dc in next ch2 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off & weave ends into back of work. Repeat Wings 1-3 on other side.

Halo: Ch6. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3. 2dc in ring. Ch5. *3dc, ch5. Rep from * 4 times more. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off. Weave ends into back of work.

Finishing: Stiffen halo. Stiffen skirt and wings of angel. When dry, Hot Glue halo to back of head. You can skip the step of stiffening if you want to and just glue the halo to the back of head if you want a soft pliable effect. Attach hanger to top of head.

Design written on Friday, April 30, 2004. Copyright ©2004 By Julie A. Bolduc p104010

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