If you would much rather have this for an ornament for your large tree, you could always just slip stitch to the top, chain 12 stitches, and join for a loop to hang on a branch.
Angel Mini Tree Topper
Worsted weight yarn in white, yellow, grey, and any skin colored yarn
I-9 hook (5.5 mm)
-Can be made larger or smaller by substituting yarn and hook
-If written with the number AFTER the stitch (HDC 8), it means to work one of that stitch in the next designated amount of stitches. If written with the number BEFORE the stitch (2HDC), it means to work the designated amount of stitches in the next stitch ONLY (2 HDC are together in one stitch).
HDC: half double crochet
SC: single crochet
DC: double crochet
Round 1: With white, HDC 8 in magic circle. Join to beginning HDC and tighten circle. (8 sts)
Rnd 2: Ch 1. *HDC 3, 2 HDC in next st* Repeat from * to * once. Join to beginning HDC. (10 sts)
Rnd 3: Ch 1. *HDC 4, 2 HDC in next st* Repeat from * to * once. Join to beginning HDC. (12 sts)
Rnd 4: Ch 1. *HDC 5, 2 HDC in next st* Repeat from * to * once. Join to beginning HDC. (14 sts)
Rnd 5: Ch 1. *HDC 6, 2 HDC in next st* Repeat from * to * once. Join to beginning HDC. (16 sts)
Rnd 6: Ch 1. *HDC 7, 2 HDC in next st* Repeat from * to * once. Join to beginning HDC. (18 sts)
Rnd 7: Ch 1. *HDC 8, 2 HDC in next st* Repeat from * to * once. Join to beginning HDC. (20 sts)
Round 1: With flesh color, 6 SC in magic circle. Join to beginning SC and tighten circle. (6 sts)
Round 2: CH 1. 2 SC in each st around. Join to beginning SC. Fasten off, leaving tail. (12 sts)
Sew onto top of dress.
With yellow or gold, CH 6 and join to beginning CH. Fasten off, leaving tail. Sew atop head.
Wings (Make 2):
With grey or silver, CH 6, leaving a tail to sew onto the body.
Row 1: SC in 2nd CH from hook and in each ST across. (5 sts)
Row 2: CH 1. 2 SC in 1st st, SC in next 3 sts, 2 SC in last st. (7 sts)
Row 3: CH 1. HDC and DC in 1st st. DC and HDC in 2nd st. SC in next st. HDC, DC, DC, HDC all in the next st. SC in next st. HDC and DC in next st. DC and HDC in last st. Fasten off. (14 sts)
Sew onto sides of body.
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Here is a picture of Aiden's tree with the ornaments for December 1st and 2nd:
And here's some fun pictures just for the heck of it:
Have a wonderful night! I'll see you again tomorrow for more advent fun and to write about The Magic! :)