Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Crochet Angels

crochet angels

The pattern (written instructions) for these angels is by Mary Thomas (you can see it here). I tried to follow it precisely, but since I’m not very good with written patterns (I prefer symbol charts), my angles turned out a bit different than the one in the pattern. Yet, I think they are quite lovely.

crocheted angel

I used crochet thread number ten, and the angels came out five inches tall.

Now I contemplate what to do with them. Should I turn them into Christmas tree ornaments? Or maybe use them for Christmas package decorating? Or should I just leave them on the coffee table as winter décor?

I'm linking this post to Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home.

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  1. Your angels are lovely. Happy Thanksgiving. Heather

  2. Hi Olga, I didn't know you had a new blog. Your angels are lovely! Have a Great Thanksgiving weekend. Warm Hugs,

  3. Hello. I think your angels turned out great!!! I like yours better!! I have the pattern that you followed and I hope mine turn out like yours. I am using mine to decorate my windows with this Christmas. I have some sparkly white 10 thread that I am going to use. I may spray a little glue on them and then sprinkle with more glitter. I will also use some for package ornaments and tree ornaments. These are great to stuff in a Christmas card as an ornament for your loved ones trees. I have a friend that I have been sending a different ornament every year for I have to guess 20 some years and she and her family look forward every year to a new ornament. She writes me how much her whole family enjoys the ornaments. Anyway, I just thought I would give you some of my ideas to use this lovely ornament. Happy Holidays!!! Jeanine

  4. Thank you all for your kind comments!

    Jeanine, you gave me some great ideas. I think I will start a tradition of sending one crochet ornament each year to my friends too. Thanks!

  5. I love your pretty Angela, great pattern, thank you.

  6. Olá Olga

    Os anjinhos estão lindos.
    Boa semana

  7. Oh Olga, These are beautiful. Thank you for sharing with us. I hope I can do as great of work as you. I am just a beginner but this gives me hope.
    Hugs Judy

  8. Dearest Olga,

    Wow, here you show the Angel and with the tip from Jeanine I now understand why I ended up receiving one of your masterpieces. Will post about it tonight so you will see it again.
    THANKS a million, it means a lot to me as I do love roses and angels!

    Love to you,


  9. Hi Olga,thanks for following my blog, now I'm doing the same for you :) I also love crochet and knitting. Those delicate angels are absolutely gorgeous!!! My compliment for your creativity!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  10. how beautiful! all your work is!

  11. So happy to find your page, will be back for more read, I used to love knitting and crochet. Your page makes me dream again... go back to my old days. Mei

  12. Sorry just mess up with the name other day, Mei is my Chinese name, and my blog are close now might open again soon... Mei

  13. I love your angels. I would love to crochet some up and turn them into pins.

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