Angel Wings and Halo

September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
not necessary
3.75 mm (F)
40 - 65 yards (37 - 59 m)
one size fits most- halo is customizable as well
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This pattern is available for free.

These sweet angel wings make an excellent quick and easy photo prop for a newborn babe. My 2 ½ week old baby, Orazio, made the perfect model.

Aunt Lydia’s #3 Mercerized Cotton Thread by Red Heart
White- 40-50 yards for Wings
Aunt Lydia’s # Mercerized Cotton Thread by Red Heart
Gold Metallic - 10-15 yards for Halo

3.75mm (F) hook
small needle to finish



5” long x 5” at widest point- each
Total Wingspan- depends on how you stitch together but approx. 10” wide

12” in diameter- or customize to fit- finished product does have some stretch

Not necessary for this pattern

ch(s) - chain(s), sc - single crochet, hdc - half double crochet, dc - double crochet, st(s) - stitch(es),


FHDC- foundation half double crochet
Chain 2 (counts as 1st fhdc). Yarn over and insert hook in 2nd chain from hook. Yarn over and pull up loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through 1 loop creating a sl st, (this is an important step but easy to forget). Yarn over again and pull through all three loops on hook. This completes the second fhdc (remember your 1st ch2 counted as the 1st fdc). To stitch the next fhdc, yarn over and insert the hook into the sl st made in the 2nd fhdc and repeat from

SH- Shell
2dc. Ch1. 2dc

Inc SH- Increase Shell
2dc. Ch1. 2dc. Ch1. 2dc


These items are for use as a photo prop ONLY. Use only with supervision. Do not leave child unattended for any amount of time while wearing these photo props.
Ch3 counts as first dc
Last st of each row will be placed in the Ch3 from previous row
For best results you can starch the wings to make stiff