This little angel can be used as an embellishment on various projects like blankets, pillows, garments, or even as a hanging ornament.
- Crochet hook (size appropriate for your chosen yarn)
- Yarn in desired colors (typically white or cream for the angel, plus colors for any optional embellishments)
- Yarn needle
- ch: chain
- st: stitch
- sl st: slip stitch
- sc: single crochet
- hdc: half double crochet
- dc: double crochet
- Start with a magic ring (or ch 4 and join with a sl st to form a ring).
- Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), 9 hdc into the ring. Join with a sl st to the beginning ch 2. (10 hdc)
- Round 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in the same st, 2 hdc in each st around. Join with a sl st to the beginning ch 2. (20 hdc)
- Round 3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), sc in the same st and in the next 4 sts, ch 8 (this forms the angel’s head and body), skip 2 sts, sc in the next 5 sts, ch 8, skip 2 sts, sc in the remaining 4 sts. Join with a sl st to the first sc. (10 sc on each side of the ch 8 loops)
- Round 4: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 4 sc, 3 sc in the next ch 8 space (this forms the angel’s head), sc in the next 5 sc, 3 sc in the next ch 8 space, sc in the remaining 4 sc. Join with a sl st to the first sc. (16 sc on each side of the head)
- Fasten off and weave in ends.
Angel Wings (Make 2):
- Ch 6.
- Row 1: Starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc, hdc, dc, hdc, sc. Ch 1, turn.
- Row 2: Sc in the first st, hdc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st, hdc in the next st, sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn.
- Row 3: Sc across. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
- Position the two wings on the back of the angel body so that they angle out like wings. Sew them securely in place.
- You can add facial features with embroidery thread or small buttons for eyes and a tiny piece of yarn for the mouth.
Your crochet angel applique is now complete! You can use it to adorn your various projects and add a touch of charm and elegance. Feel free to customize the colors, size, and embellishments according to your preferences.