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Angel Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern

J. Barrett

Angel Christmas Ornament Knitting Pattern Use any weight yarn and needles appropriate for the yarn. The thinner the yarn, the smaller the ornament will be. A lighter weight yarn would look beautiful for this delicate lace angel.

Instructions
CO 5 sts, leaving a long end to sew head together.
Row 1: k5
Row 2: *k1, yo; rep from *, end k1 - 9 sts
Row 3: k9
Row 4: *k1, yo; rep from *, end k1 - 17 sts
Row 5: k17
Row 6: *k1, yo; rep from *, end k1 - 33 sts
BO. Sew seam of head with tail.

Skirt
With RS facing, pick up 5 sts along bottom edge of head. P5. K5. P5.
Row 1: k1, yo, k to last st, yo, k1
Row 2: p

Rep Rows 1 and 2 until you have 25 sts or 3½" or desired length.
BO.

Angel Variation For Skirt
If you *k1, yo; rep from *, end k1 for Row 1, it gives the angel more of a flared skirt.

Wings/Arms
With RS facing, pick up 3 sts along side of top of skirt under head.
Row 1: p
Row 2: k
Row 3: p
Row 4: *k1, yo; rep from *

Rep Rows 3 and 4 until you have 17 sts. BO.
Rep on other side.

Hair (Optional)
Attach yarn at the neck edge and work a sc and ch1 in each st around the head.

Finishing
Weave in ends on WS. Add loop for hanging.

© J. Barrett

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