Tuesday, 9 November 2021

FREE KNITTING PATTERN, TREE TOPPER ANGEL, Pattern # 2782

 2782- KNITTING PATTERN, TREE TOPPER ANGEL

An easy, flat knit, Angel for using as a Christmas Tree Topper, or on a table or mantle.  Instructions on how to make a cone included.

 

 


Copyright © 2021,  Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)  .This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system.  Permission is granted to sell your finished garments.

If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 

 

 

 

HECTANOOGA ON YOUTUBE:

http://www.youtube.com/user/Hectanooga1

CRAFTS BY EMI ON YOUTUBE:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7cIuwrPUYHJKtx_D4q4fkg

 

 

HOW TO SOFTEN STIFF YARN:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcHU2h3SkrQ

 

LEARN HOW TO KNIT:

CAST ON: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iocTxgfLqU&list=PL8JcOsK0nf1L4RVaar-hbVuTc1AVqrutu&index=5

KNIT STITCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpJyef0ewFc&list=PL8JcOsK0nf1L4RVaar-hbVuTc1AVqrutu&index=4

PURL STITCH https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2dkEiTDxCw&list=PL8JcOsK0nf1L4RVaar-hbVuTc1AVqrutu&index=3

CAST OFF:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_QLYZG1lcU&list=PL8JcOsK0nf1L4RVaar-hbVuTc1AVqrutu&index=2

Sew a seam in knitting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5UXKaYctAg 

 

MATTRESS STITCH FOR KNIT OR CROCHET INVISIBLE SEAM:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WyPH9Tnvbc

 


 

MY FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS ON YOUTUBE:http://www.youtube.com/user/Hectanooga1

 

 

MATERIALS:

Worsted weight yarn, (Red Heart Super Saver, 

or 100% cotton worsted.

4 mm knitting needles

Yarn needle

Ribbon for wings, approx. 3 yds.

1/4 inch ribbon, 1 yd.

Optional: hot glue gun and glue stick

Small amount of stuffing for the head

Poster board, or card stock, or stiff cardboard for making a cone (instructions included)

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

My main focus with designing is to produce a pattern that requires the least amount of instructions, for ease of construction.You can find ALL my patterns on Ravelry: https://www.ravelry.com/designers/emi-harrington  Including over 500 FREE patterns.

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  THIS PATTERN IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON RAVELRY FOR $2.99

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2782--tree-topper-christmas-angel

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1.  Worked flat, bottom up.

Working with ww yarn and 4 mm needles (US 6)

Cast on 36 stitches.

 

2.  Work in garter stitch for 4 rows. (k every row)

 

 


 

 

 

3.  FOR 4 ROWS:

*Knit 2 stitches, purl 2 stitches, repeat from * across the row.

 

4.  Knit every row for 4 rows.

 

5.  FOR 4 ROWS:

*Knit 2 stitches, purl 2 stitches, repeat from * across the row.

 

6.  Knit every row for 2 rows.

 

 

 

 

 

7.  FOR 2 ROWS: *Purl 2, knit 2, repeat from * across the row.

8.  FOR 2 ROWS: *Knit 2, purl 2, repeat from * across the row.

9.  Repeat steps 7 and 8.

 

10.  FOR 20 ROWS: Work in ribbing. (Knit 1, purl 1.)

     (For a taller angel, add more rows.)

 


11.  Knit 2 stitches together across the row. (18)

 

12. Work in ribbing for 6 rows, (k1,p1), cast off. Bring the 2 sides

together and sew the back seam of the body.


  MAKE THE CONE:  Place the knitted body on stiff cardboard or poster paper and draw a line around.




 Cut out, 




tape the 2 SIDES together to form a cone. 



trim off the bottom evenly.

 


 

ARMS:  Worked top down.  Cast on 12 stitches.

            FOR 2 ROWS: *Purl 2, knit 2, repeat from * across the row.

            FOR 2 ROWS: *Knit 2, purl 2, repeat from * across the row.

           FOR 2 ROWS: *Purl 2, knit 2, repeat from * across the row.

            FOR 2 ROWS: *Knit 2, purl 2, repeat from * across the row.

           Knit 2 stitches together across the row. (6)

           Work stockinette stitch for 12 rows.

           Fasten off. Sew the underarm seams.

           If desired, stuff the tops of the sleeves.




HEAD:  Cast on 12 stitches.  Knit 2 stitches in each stitch. (24).  

       Work stockinette stitch for 12 rows.  Knit 2 stitches together across the row, cast off.  


Thread the yarn end into a needle, sew the 2 sides together, 




then weave through the

end, pull to gather and close.  




Stuff the head, 




weave through the top row of stitches, pull to gather and close the top of the head.


 

 




 ASSEMBLY:

Sew the arms to the sides of the body.

 

 


 

 Sew or glue the head to the top of the body.

 Tie the ends of the arms together.

 HAIR:

Make 5 bundles of yarn. (I cut my yarn in 30 inch lengths.) Fold in half and tie together.




Attach 1 bundle to the front of the head (sew or glue), 




then attach another bundle directly behind, continue to cover the head.


BACK VIEW:










Bring all the yarn to one side of the head,  braid into a loose braid











Trim the ends evenly.





 

HALO:

Wrap a chenille stem (pipe cleaner)

around the head.

 


 



 Glue a small ribbon bow under the chin.


 



WINGS:  I made 2 bows, 


placed one over the other,




and glued them onto the back of the body.




To learn how to make these easy little roses using

paper towels or facial tissues, see this video:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yr9J6QQFkJc

 


I glued a little rose bundle over the ends of the arms.

 

 


 

If desired, use a cotton tip swab to add blush to cheeks.

 

 


 

 THIS PATTERN IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON RAVELRY FOR $2.99

 https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/2782--tree-topper-christmas-angel






 

 

 

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