Make a set (or several) of these adorable Tiny Angel Wings that are 2.5″ long with this full photo tutorial and written pattern. These have been an absolute joy to gift and make for friends and loved ones. As you can imagine, they've come in handy on many occasions and they are treasured mementos.
Tiny Angel Wings crochet pattern
They make perfect appliques that can be sewn on by hand or machine. Add some ornament hooks and they are perfect on a tree. Earring hooks or loops make fantastic earrings! Try them out. (Here is another pretty little something you may enjoy gifting for the holidays! Try the Retro Bloom Coaster or Scrubbie free crochet pattern)
Crochet Thread- Aunt Lydia's Natural/Gold Size 5
Steel Crochet Hook Size 4/2.00mm, scissors, large thread needle or darning needle, ornament hooks/ earring hooks or loops
Notes: Work back and forth, across the top, around the corners and sometimes down the other side. Chain 2 does not count as a stitch throughout this pattern.
Gauge: Not crucial for this pattern.
Finished Project: 2.5″ long
Stitch Guide in American Terms:
SC – single crochet
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
TR – treble/ triple crochet
R1: Chain 31, sc 30, chain 1, turn
R2: Hdc across, chain 1, turn (30sts)
R3: Skip 1, slip stitch 4, chain 2, hdc into same stitch as the last slip stitch, hdc 25 across, chain 1, turn – 26 sts
NOTE: My picture only has a slip stitch of 3 so don’t let that throw you.
R4: Hdc 26, chain 1, turn – 26 sts
R5: Skip 1, slip stitch 3, chain 2, hdc in same st as last slip stitch, hdc 22 across, chain 1, turn – 23 sts
R6: Hdc 23, chain 1, turn – 23 sts
R7: Skip 1, slip stitch 3, chain 2, hdc in same stitch as last slip stitch, hdc 19 across, chain 1, turn – 20 sts
R8: Hdc 20, chain 1, turn – 20 sts
R9: Skip 1, slip stitch 10, sc 2, hdc 3, dc 4, [dc, hdc 2] in corner and continue working around the top, hdc 9 across, 3 hdc in first stitch working around and down the side now, hdc 9, sc, slip stitch, chain 1, turn – 34 sts
R10: Hdc in same stitch as chain, hdc 10, * 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * 2 times (6 stitches over 3 stitches working around the corner back across the top), hdc 9 (not to end of row), chain 1, turn – 26 sts
R11: Hdc 10, [hdc, dc] in the next st, * 2 dc in next stitch, repeat from * (4 stitches over 2 stitches working around corner), dc, hdc 3, sc 2, slip stitch, chain 1, turn – 22 sts
R12: Hdc 6, 2 hdc in next st, hdc, * 2 hdc in next stitch, repeat from * (4 stitches over 2 stitches), hdc 10, sc, slip stitch, chain 1, (down the side now, refer to pic) sc 2 where sticks point, dc in recessed corner where metal hook points, hdc 2, ** 2 hdc in next stitch repeat from ** (4 stitches over 2 stitches), sc 3, slip stitch 3, sc 5, hdc, chain 2, turn – 41 sts
Next pic is what it looks like stitched in.
Next is end of R12.
R13: Working around to the other side- hdc 5, sc, slip stitch 3, sc 4, * 2 sc in next stitch, repeat from * (4 stitches over 2 stitches), hdc 2, 2 hdc in next stitch, hdc, 2 hdc in next stitch, hdc 3, dc 7, tr 4, 2 tr in next stitch, tr, ** 2 tr in next stitch, repeat from ** (4 stitches over 2 stitches), tr, dc 3, hdc 5.
Work the next stitch of this “feather” like this: dc, chain 1, dc, hdc to work around the corner. Chain 2, slip stitch down into recessed corner that I’ve pointed out with a wooden stick
Next feather: tighten up the previous slip stitch and chain 1, continuing in the same direction sc 5. Work the next stitch of this “feather” like this: hdc, chain 1, hdc 2, chain 1, slip stitch into recessed corner similar to previous method. Next feather: tighten up the previous slip stitch and chain 1, sc 17 and fasten off.
You did it! Now weave in your ends and enjoy your work.
Joy Creators are joining together for a Christmas in July blog hop! The participating Joy Creators will be posting free patterns made with Red Heart on their websites on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in July, starting July 6. Follow along with the schedule below, and share the projects you make using the patterns with the #joycreators and #redheartyarns hashtags! Links will be added to this schedule as the posts go up.
Wednesday, July 6: Joyful Star Teething Ring from Stitch11
Friday, July 8: Jolly Elf Hat from Jessie at Home
Monday, July 11: Victorian Pillow Cover from Beatrice Ryan Designs
Wednesday, July 13: Icicle Ike from Snappy Tots
Friday, July 15: Wild Orchid Cowl from ELK Studio
Monday, July 18: Glisten Holiday Throw from Marly Bird
Wednesday, July 20: Sparkle Ruby Cowl from Myhobbyiscrochet
Friday, July 22: Penguins in July from Oombawka Design
Monday, July 25: Tiny Angel Wings from Simply Collectible
Wednesday, July 27: Cre8tion Crochet
Friday, July 29: Pattern Paradise