Lighted Angel Ornament - Crochet Pattern
Round 1: With light pink (or peach) and G/4.0mm crochet hook make 10 sc in a magic circle making sure not to pull the center closed. Use a stitch marker to keep track of each round by placing it in the first stitch and move it up for each round. (10 sc)
Round 2: Work 2 sc in each st around. (20 sc) At this point I like to place the “flame” of the candle into the center hole and adjust making sure it fits snugly then I secure and weave in the center yarn tail.
Rounds 3-7: sc in each stitch around. Do NOT fasten off, Place the stitch marker in the loop of the last stitch and cut a long enough tail for sewing then set aside. (If your tea light happens to be a little taller you can add an 8th round)
With white yarn ch 23. dc in 4th ch from hook and in next 3 st, hdc in next 3 st, sc in next 2 st, sl st in next 2 st, sc in next 2 st, hdc in next 3 st, dc in next 4 st, chain 3 and join with sl st to the 1st st of the starting ch leaving a tail long enough for sewing on to the face.
With yellow yarn ch 14, join with sl st to 1st chain to form a ring. finish off leaving the tail long enough for sewing.
Now lay the wings along the bottom and sides of the face along the last row and sew into place. Sew the halo on top of the face centered between the wings. Next take a 10 in piece of yarn (or a piece of ribbon instead) and loop it through the top of the face and halo as a hanger so it will easily hang on the tree.
Next, it’s time to put the crocheted piece on the tea light. Slide it on like a sock making sure the “flame” fits nice and snug in the hole of the face. Put your yarn needle on the tail you left and start weaving it around the last row tightening it just enough to fit snugly around the base of the tea light but making sure the on/off button is still operational.
Fasten off and weave in ends. Now give your angel ornament some personality! First glue on the wiggle eyes or if you prefer, use the black fabric paint and draw the closed eyes instead. Next, paint the cheeks using a paint brush and a small amount of the pink fabric paint and then use the red 3D paint to make a mouth.
Look for the full collection of Lighted Christmas Ornaments - Links will appear here as I add to the collection.
May your stitch count be true and your frogs be few!