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Angel Centerpiece
Angel Centerpiece

Materials: Crochet Cotton Size 10; 100 yd balls; 2 Balls White, 1 Ball Scarlet, Small Amt   
    Gold with Metallic, Small Amt Green
 Steel Crochet Hook Size 7
 Yarn Needle
 Starch
 Scrap of Fiberfill
 Cardboard and Plastic Wrap

Finished Size Approximately 10” high x 8” diameter at bottom
Gauge: 8 sts or 4 dc rnds = 1”
Note: Starting popcorn: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, drop loop from hook, insert hook in top of ch-3, pick up dropped lp and
pull through, ch 1 to lock.
Popcorn: 5 dc in same st, drop loop from hook, insert hook in first dc of group, pick up dropped loop, pull through, ch 1
to lock.

Rnd 1: Starting at neck edge with white, ch 6, join to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in same ch, 2 dc in each
rem ch around, join.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) rep around, join. (18)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) rep around, join. (24)
Rnd 5: Rep rnd 3.
Rnd 6: Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, (ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, 3 dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 8: Ch 3, (3 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc) rep around, join.
Rnd 9: Work even in pattern, working dc in each dc and ch 1 over each ch-1, join.
Rnd 10: Work even in pattern except work 3 dc in middle dc of each dc group, join. (inc of 12 dc sts around).
Rnds 11-20: Alternate rnds 9 and 10.
Rnd 21: Ch 3, dc in next 8 dc, * ch 1, dc in same st, dc in next 8 dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc, ch 3, dc all in next dc, ch
1, dc in next 9 dc, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 22: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, * dc in next 6 dc, sk next dc, dc, ch 3, dc all in next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, dc in next 7 dc, sk
next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, 6 dc in next ch-3 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 23: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, * dc in next 4 dc, sk 2 dc, (dc, ch 1) 4 times in next ch-3 sp, dc in same sp, sk 2 dc, dc in
next 5 dc, sk next dc, ch 1, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 8 times, sk next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 24: Ch 1, sc in same st, * ch 2, sk next 4 dc, (dc in next dc, ch 2) 5 times, sk next 4 dc, sc in next dc, (ch 5, sc in
next dc) 9 times, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 25: Sl st in next 2 chs, sl st in next dc, ch 5, * (sk next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 2) 3 times, sk next sp, dc in next
dc, (ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp) 9 times, ch 5, sk next sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, rep from * around, sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch-5
to join.
Rnd 26: Ch 4, * (sk next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 1) 3 times, sk next sp, dc in next dc, (ch 5, sc in next ch-5 lp) 10
times, ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 1, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 27: Ch 3, * (sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc) 4 times, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 11 times, ch 5, dc in next dc, rep from *
around, join.
Rnd 28: Sl st in next 4 dc, sl st in next ch, ch 8, * sc in same lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 11 times, ch 5, dc in same lp, sk
next 5 dc, dc in next lp, ch 5, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 29: Sl st in next 2 chs, ch 1, sc in lp, * ch 5, sc in next lp, rep from * around, join, fasten off.

Arms: (make 2):
With white, ch 40, sl st in first ch, ch 4, popcorn st in 4th ch from hook, work 28 sc over doubled starting ch. Attach to
2nd rnd of main body at side.

Collar:
Rnd 1: Attach white in opposite side of foundation ch at neck (rnd 1), ch 3, 2 dc in same st, ch 1, (3 dc in next ch, ch 1)
5 times, join.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in same st, dc in next dc, * dc in next ch, dc in next dc, dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, dc in
next dc, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 3: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, * dc, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, sk next dc, 3 dc in next dc, sk next dc, dc in
next dc, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 4: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, * dc, ch 1, dc in next sp, dc in next dc: beg shell over shell, sk next dc, dc in next dc, dc,
ch 1, dc in next dc, dc in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next dc, rep from * around, join.
Rnd 5: Work shell over shell around with ch 1 between shells (shell is 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc).
Rnd 6: Rep rnd 5, except work picot instead of ch 1 of shell (picot is ch 3, sc in 3rd ch from hook), at end of rnd, join,
fasten off.

Head:
Rnd 1: With white, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join rnds, but mark beg of rnd.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around.
Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 4: (Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around.
Rnd 5: Rep rnd 3.
Rnd 6: (Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc) rep around.
Rnds 7-10: Rep rnd 3.
Rnd 11: (Sc in next 3 sc, sk next sc) rep around.
Stuff head.
Rnd 12: Rep rnd 3.
Rnd 13: (Sc in next 2 sc, sk next sc) rep around.
Rnd 14: Rep rnd 3.
Rnd 15: (Sc in next sc, sk next sc) rep around. Sl st in next st, fasten off.

Hair:
Rnd 1: With gold, ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook, sl st to join.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each dc around, join.
Rnds 3 & 4: Ch 3, dc around, inc 4 dc evenly sp around. Turn at the end of rnd 4.
Rnd 5: Work 1 pc in every other dc around, join, fasten off. (16 popcorn)
Note: Popcorn rnd will curl up over rnd 4.

Wings:
Note: Row 1 of wings may be worked over plastic coated tin gauge wire, if desired. Bend ends of wire for safety.
Row 1: With white, ch 42, 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, * sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * across, ch 4, turn.
Row 2: Tr in same st as ch-4, (ch 4, sk next sc, dc in next sc) 9 times, ch 6, sk next sc, sc in next 12 sc, ch 6, (sk next
sc, dc in next sc, ch 4) 9 times, sk next sc, 2 tr in last sc, ch 4, turn.
Row 3: Tr in next tr, ch 5, sc in lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 7 times, ch 2, tr in next lp, ch 5, turn.
Row 4: (Sc in next lp, ch 5) 8 times, tr in next tr, tr in top of ch-4, ch 4, turn.
Row 5: Tr in next tr, ch 5, sc in lp, (ch 5, sc in next lp) 6 times, ch 2, tr in next lp, ch 5, turn.
Row 6: (Sc in next lp ch 5) 7 times, tr in next tr, tr in top of ch-4, fasten off.
Attach metallic white to top of ch-4 on row 2, ch 4, rep rows 3-6 for other side of wing, fasten off.

Bell: (make 12):
Rnd 1: With scarlet, ch 2, 7 sc in 2nd ch from hook, do not join rnd. (7)
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around. (14)
Rnds 3-7: Sc in each sc around. At end of rnd 7, sl st in next st.
Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 2, *sc in next sc, ch 2, rep from * around, join, fasten off.

Clapper: (make 12):
With metallic gold, ch 3, work 1 popcorn in 3rd ch from hook, ch 6, fasten off. Attach clapper to inside of bell.

Evergreen: (make 6):
With green, *(ch 5, sl st in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 chs) 4 times, sl st in base of first stem** , ch 2, rep from * to
** once, fasten off.

Finishing:
Heavily starch main body of angel and wings. Cut a 12” diameter circle of stiff paper and form a cone that is
approximately 6” in diameter at base. If paper is not water resistant over cone with plastic wrap.
Shape starched body over cone, shaping ruffles and arms. Allow to dry completely.
Shape wings and allow to dry completely on flat surface.
Sew two bells and one evergreen between ruffles.
Sew head to body and hair to top of head. Sew wings to top back of collar, just below neck.