Angel Choir

Annie's Christmas Winter 2018 Special - - Contents - De­sign by Jodi Le­wanda

Skill Level

IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ment

51/2 inches tall

Ma­te­ri­als

• DK weight yarn: Ap­prox 20 yds white (MC) and 25 yds in color of choice (CC) • Size 2 (2.75mm) dou­ble-point nee­dles (set of 5) or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Stitch Marker • Fiber­fill • 1 yd 3/8-inch-wide wired rib­bon • 12 inches 1/8-inch-wide wired

rib­bon

Gauge

28 sts and 32 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in St st.

To save time, take time to check gauge.

Pat­tern Note

Angel is worked at a denser gauge on smaller nee­dles than is usual for Dk-weight yarn.

Angel

Head

With MC, cast on 4 sts.

Row 1 (RS, inc): Kfb in each st across— 8 sts.

Di­vide sts onto 4 dpns; pm for beg of rnd and join, be­ing care­ful not to twist sts.

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: [Kfb, k1] 4 times—12 sts.

Rnds 3 and 5: Knit.

Rnd 4: [Kfb, k2] 4 times—16 sts.

Rnd 6: [Kfb, k3] 4 times—20 sts.

Rnds 7–12: Knit.

Rnd 13: [K2­tog, k3] 4 times—16 sts.

Stuff head with fiber­fill to de­sired full­ness.

Rnd 14: [K2­tog, k2] 4 times—12 sts.

Rnd 15: [K2­tog, k1] 4 times— 8 sts.

Cut MC.

Body

Join CC.

Rnd 16: Knit.

Rnd 17: [K1, kfb] 4 times—12 sts.

Rnd 18: [K2, kfb] 4 times—16 sts.

Rnds 19 and 21: Knit.

Rnd 20: [K3, kfb] 4 times—20 sts.

Rnd 22: [K4, kfb] 4 times—24 sts.

Rnds 23 and 24: Knit.

Rnd 25: [K5, kfb] 4 times—28 sts.

Rnds 26 and 27: Knit.

Rnd 28: [K6, kfb] 4 times—32 sts.

Rnds 29 and 30: Knit.

Rnd 31: [K7, kfb] 4 times—36 sts.

Rnds 32 and 33: Knit.

Rnd 34: [K8, kfb] 4 times— 40 sts.

Rnds 35 and 36: Knit.

Rnd 37: [K9, kfb] 4 times— 44 sts.

Rnds 38 and 39: Knit.

Rnd 40: [K10, kfb] 4 times— 48 sts.

Rnds 41– 43: Knit.

Rnd 44: [K11, kfb] 4 times—52 sts.

Rnds 45 and 46: Knit.

Rnd 47 (eye­let rnd): *K2­tog, yo; rep from * around.

Rnds 48 and 49: Knit.

Rnd 50: Purl.

Rnd 51: Knit.

Bind off all sts pwise.

Wings

Note: Wings are worked back and forth in rows.

*Us­ing MC, cast on 22 sts.

Rows 1 and 2: Knit.

Row 3: Bind off 3 sts, knit to last 2 sts, kfb, k1—20 sts.

Row 4: Knit.

Rows 5– 8: Rep [Rows 3 and 4] twice—16 sts.

Row 9: Bind off 2 sts, knit to last 2 sts, k2­tog—13 sts.

Row 10: Knit.

Rows 11–16: Rep [Rows 9 and 10] 3 times— 4 sts.

Cut yarn, leav­ing sts on spare nee­dle.

Rep from * for 2nd wing.

Join the 2 sets of sts us­ing 3-Nee­dle Bind- Off (see il­lus­tra­tion be­low).

Tack wings to back of Angel, po­si­tion­ing top of seam at neck.

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in ends.

Start­ing at front of Angel's skirt, lace 3/8-inch-wide rib­bon through eye­lets. Tie rib­bon into a bow and trim.

In­sert 1/8-inch-wide rib­bon through top of head and tie for hanger. •

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