Tattered Angel Wings

Tattered Angel Wings
Crochet - Tattered Angel Wings
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Perfect for your summer angel, fairy or little back-yard sprite, these tattered angel wings are a nice accessory to any sundress! Or save the pattern and create these wings for an angelic Halloween or Christmas pageant costume. You will enjoy crocheting this unique pattern. This fits a 3-4T toddler size. To create for larger sizes, simply adjust the straps. Your little angel will love to fly around in these adorable wings!

 

Difficulty: Intermediate

Materials: Size 10 Thread Pink and Natural, Size 4/2.00 mm crochet hook, Button 1 3/8” (34 mm), 14 Gauge  Wire, block of wood, and nails.

Key:

SL = Slip Stitch

Ch = Chain

SC = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

SK = Skip

 

Instructions

Wings:

Wings

Motif

Base: Ch 10, SL to 1st CH made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 1: In CH 10 ring (CH 7, SC) 6 times, SL to 1st, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 2: [In CH 7 sp (4 SC, CH 7, 4SC), SK to next CH 7 sp] 6 times, SL to 1st SC made, Tie off hide string.

The wing is made up 30 motifs into 9 rows connected together at the Rnd 2 (ch7 sps).

How to Connect: On Rnd 2 When Needed: In CH 7 sp (3 SC, SL to other motif CH 7 sp, 3 SC).

Row 1 = 2 motifs, Row 2 = 3 motifs, Row 3 = 4, Row 4 = 5 motifs, Row 5 = 4 motifs, Row 6 = 5 motifs, Row 7 = 4 motifs, Row 8 = 3 motifs, Row 9 = 2 motifs.

After assembled hide all ends and stiffen wing with fabric stiffener.

 

Making Wing Form:

materials

Form Wire 

1st: Take a block of wood and hammer a nail halfway into the wood in the shape of your wing.

2nd: Take Wire and wrap around nails and bend into wing.

3rd: Take the two ends of the wire, overlap them slightly and Fasten together, I used colored duck tape. 4th: Then, SC all the way around the wire wing for a covering.

 After the Wing is almost completely dry take a needle and thread and wrap the wing’s sides around the wire form and sew down.

 

Harness:

Harness

Square Base

Base: CH26

Row 1: sk 2 sps, 24 DC, CH 3, turn.

Row 2-11: 24 DC, Ch 3, turn.

Row 12: 24 DC, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 13: 24 SC, 3 SC in corner sp, 23 SC, 3 SC in next sp, 23 SC, 3 SC in next sp,  23 SC, 2 SC in corner sp, Sl to 1st SC made,  tie off,

The square harness is made, off of each side is a strap 2 short and 2 long with a button hole.

Strap 1-2 (Around top of shoulders): Attach Thread to corner of Square base, and Ch 3

Row 1-5: 26 DC, CH 3, turn.

Row 6: DC2tog, 21 DC, DC2tog, DC, CH 3, turn.

Row 7-9: 24 DC, CH 3, turn.

Row 10: DC2tog, 19 DC, DC2tog, Ch 3, turn.

Row 11-13: 22 Dc, Ch 3, turn.

Row 14: DC2tog, 17 DC, DC2tog, Ch 3, turn.

Row 15 - 17: 20 DC, CH 3, turn.

Row 18: DC2tog, 15 DC, DC2tog, Ch 3, turn.

Row 19-21: 18 SC, Ch 3 turn.

Row 22: DC2tog, 13 DC, DC2tog, Ch 3, turn.

Row 23: 16 DC, CH 3, turn.

Row 24: DC2tog, 11 DC, DC2tog, Ch 3, turn.

Row 25: 14 DC, CH 3, turn.

Row 26: DC2tog, 9 DC, DC2tog, Ch 3, turn.

Row 27: 12 DC, Tie off.

Take the button and sew down to each end of Strap 1 and 2.

 

Strap 3-4 Bottom Straps

Rep Rows 1-27

Row 28- 34: 12 DC, CH 3, turn.  Except Row 34 Ch 1 turn.

Row 35: 2 SC, CH 9, sk 9 sps, 2 SC, Ch 3, turn.

Row 36: DC, 9 DC in CH 9 sp, 2 DC, Ch1, turn

Row 47: 12 SC, tie off hide String.

 

Finishing Up:

After Harness is done take the two wings and sew the wings to the back of harness in like manner.

Sewing Wings

Have Fun!

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight