Away In A Manger A Crocheted Nativity by Cynthia (Cindy) Harris

Away In A Manger A Crocheted Nativity

January 1993
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Free Loops, Long Single Crochet, Reverse Single Crochet, Back or Front Loop Only
3.75 mm (F)
Most approximately 6" tall (sizes range from 2 ¼" high to 7" high)
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  • Number of Designs: 13 figures
  • Size: Most approximately 6” tall (sizes range from 2 ¼“ high to 7” high)
  • Designer: Cindy Harris
  • Original Publication: Leisure Arts Leaflet #2354, Away In A Manger

Description: Set includes these figures: The Holy Family (Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus); Angel; The Wise Men (Melchior, Caspar, and Balthazar); Shepherds (3); and Animals (Camel, Lamb, and Donkey).

The figures are crocheted using worsted weight yarn and a size F (3.75 mm) hook. Some feature metallic gold heavy braid, small amounts of embroidery floss, and other accents. The people and angel figures are each stuffed with a plastic foam cone (4” high by 2 1/2” diameter)