Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Day 19 Advent Calendar

For Day 19 I have made an Angel from the DROPS Christmas Workshop.

She is make in White Dk with a gold halo, using a 4mm hook.  Ss at end of each round.
Body:
Using white - crochet 20 ch and form a ring with 1 ss in first ch.
1st round: 20 dc in ring
2nd-8th round: 1 dc in each dc.
round 9: * 1 dc in first two dc, then crochet the next 2 dc tog *, repeat *-* = 15 dc.
10th round: * 1 dc in first dc, then crochet the next 2 dc tog *, repeat *-* = 10 dc.
11th round: Crochet 2 dc tog all the way round = 5 dc. 
Head:
12th round: 2 dc in each dc = 10 dc.
13 round: inc 8 dc evenly distributed = 18 dc.
14-17th round: 1 dc in each dc. 
Fill the head.
18th round: * 1 dc in first dc, then crochet the next 2 dc tog *, repeat *-* = 12 dc.
19th round: Crochet 2 dc tog all the way round = 6 dc.
Cut a long tail and use to sew up hole and make a chain loop.
Lace Hem:
Work around the bottom of the body: ss in first st, *skip 1 st and make a 4tr fan in 2nd st, skip a st, ss into next st*, repeat *to*, ss.
Wings:
Work 6 ch and form a ring with 1 ss  in first ch.
1st round: 1 dc in ring, 5 ch, 1 dc in ring, 9 ch, 1 dc in ring, 9 ch, 1 dc in ring, 5 ch.
2nd round: In first and last ch-loops (= 5 ch) work: 1 dc, 1 ch, 5 tr, 1 ch and 1 dc. 
In the 2 other ch-loops (= 9 ch) work: 1 dc, 1 ch, 12 tr, 1 ch and 1 dc. 
Finish with 1 ss in first dc on round.
3rd round: Ss in 1ch, 1 dc in first tr, * 3 ch, 1 dc in next tr *, repeat *-* a total of 4 times, 1 dc in the next 2 dc, 1 dc in next tr, repeat *-* 11 times, 1 dc in 2 next dc, 1 dc in next tr, repeat *-* 11 times, 1 dc in the next 2 dc, 1 dc in next tr, repeat *-* a total of 4 times, 1 dc in last dc and 1 ss in first dc from beg of row. Cut the thread.  Block wings using starch and allow to dry before sewing onto angel's back.
Halo:
Using gold - crochet dc into a magic circle to required size, ss.  Use tail to stitch into place at back of angel's head with a single stitch.

2 comments:

Kirsti said...

Hi...just popped over via The Felt Fairy to say I am joining in the Monthly Make...hope to keep up with you through 2012...Merry Christmas...

Kirsti xx

Annie xx TheFeltFairy said...

If only I could crochet!!!

Hurray! Thank you for joining the Monthly Make for 2012. I am really looking forward to seeing what you make! I am going to try very hard this year and really hope that we can support one another! If you do a post about your make then please pop by and leave me a comment so that I can come over and see it! Love Annie x ♥♥♥