Saturday, March 28, 2009

Seth's Angel

Seth's Angel Ornament / Keepsake

Ravelry Members Download this pattern in PDF Format Here: Seth's Angel


This pattern may not be big and flashy, but it is extremely important to me. I designed this ornament as a keepsake for a dear friend who lost her little angel much too soon. Yesterday would have been Seth's first birthday, so in memory of him, I decided to to post the pattern. Please take a few minutes out of your busy day to make one of these little angels and donate it to your favorite children's charity.


Materials:

Small amount of white yarn and contrasting color yarn

Size F hook and baby sport yarn (makes small keepsake angel, pictured above)

Size H hook and worsted weight yarn (makes larger angel ornament – pictured below)


Head:

Using white yarn, chain 4 and join into a ring.

Round 1: Chain 3 (counts as first DC). 11 DC into ring. Join to top of initial chain 3. (12 DC)

Round 2: Chain 3 (counts as first DC). Dc in same stitch as chain. 2 DC in each DC around. Join to top of initial chain 3. Finish off. (24 DC)


Body:

Foundation: Using contrasting color, chain 3 (counts as first DC). 2 DC in 3rd chain from hook. Chain 3, turn. (3 DC)

Row 1: 2 DC in each DC across. Chain 3, turn. (6 DC)

Row 2: DC in each DC across. Chain 3, turn. (6 DC)

Row 3: **2 DC in next DC, DC in next DC** Repeat across. Chain 3, turn. (9 DC)

Row 4: Repeat Row 2 (9 DC)

Row 5: Repeat Row 3 (14 DC)

Row 6: Repeat Row 2 (14 DC)

Row 7: Repeat Row 3 (21 DC)

Row 8: Repeat Row 2 (21 DC). When you come to the end of the row, DON’T chain 3, turn.

Edging: Chain 1, turn triangle sideways. 2 SC in each row up one side, 3 SC in top stitch, 2 SC in each row down the other side, SC in each DC across the bottom. Join to initial SC. Finish off.


Wings:

Using white yarn, chain 4 and join into a ring.

Row 1: Chain 3 (counts as first DC). 2 DC into ring, chain 3 (corner made), 3 DC into ring. Chain 3, turn. (3 DC, ch space corner, 3 DC)

Row 2: DC in each DC across to corner. 2DC, chain 3, 2 DC in corner. DC in each DC across. Chain 3, turn. (5 DC, ch space corner, 5 DC)

Row 3: Repeat Row 2. (7 DC, ch space corner, 7 DC)

Row 4: Repeat Row 2. (9 DC, ch space corner, 9 DC)

Row 5: Repeat Row 2. (11 DC, ch space corner, 11 DC)

Edging: Chain 1, turn triangle sideways. SC in each DC down one side of the triangle, 3 SC at the point, SC in each DC up the other side of the triangle, 3 SC at the point, 2 SC in the edge of each DC row across the top of the triangle. Finish off.


Whipstitch head to the top of the body. Flip over on the back and center wings on the back. Whipstitch wings to the back of the body.







10 comments:

  1. I think this is absolutely beautiful,
    Thank you for sharing the pattern, I will be crocheting some and donating them to charity I knit and crochet for,
    Crafting Hugs
    Angie

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  2. Tiffany~

    Thankyou so much for posting the pattern and explaining Seth's importance to you.

    I crochet and donate 100% of my profits to two animal shelters. Seth's Angel will be a welcome addition to the patterns I use.

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  3. Tiffany, I LOVE that angel. thank you so much.. it's one of my fave keepsakes and I LVOED that you used the baby yarn.. (when I first opened the envelope I thought it was a baby hat!).. Thank you for posting this.

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  4. Anonymous1/5/09 17:14

    Beautiful, thanks for the pattern Alma

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  5. Patrick Elaine25/8/09 08:15

    I've just returned to crocheting after many years and I truly love this Angel. I'm going to be making Baby's First Toy to donate to needy new borns to take home, and I will attach one of Seth's Angels to watch over them. Thanks ever so much for this pattern

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  6. How cute! Can't wait to get a few made for my Christmas tree!

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  7. Tiffany, I'm not even sure if you'll see this comment.. For whatever reason, this poppedup in my google search alerts today.. I enjoyed reading the comments.. I miss Seth so much and thinking of "Seth's Angel" out there BECAUSE of Seth, makes me smile. I love you, friend!

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  10. Anonymous11/1/17 02:45

    Thank you so much for sharing your pattern I can't wait to start making some I lost a granddaughter at birth so I know how hard it is and donteing some of these angels well makeing me feel like I am doing something special so thank you once again for sharing the pattern. God Bless all the little ones.

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