Wings of Hope

 12 inch square

By Sherry Welch
Copyright
2002

Materials
Small amount of white worsted weight
Second color of Worsted weight
Red Heart Hot Red
Crochet hook size G 
(or size needed for gauge)

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Note:  The wings will tend to curl when you are creating them.  Suggestion is to use a smaller hook for the wings and the size G hook for the remainder of the square.  

Instructions:

Wings:

Ch 4, join with sl st to first chain to form a ring.

Ch 4, 5 tr in lp, ch 4, sl st in lp, sc in lp, ch 4, 5 tr in lp, ch 4, sl st in lp, 2 sc in lp, (working in chains of beg ch 4), sc in ea of next 4 chs, ch 4, tr in same ch as last sc, 2 tr in ea of next 5 tr, tr in next ch, ch 4, sc in same ch as you just tr in, sc in ea of next 3 chs, sc in next sc, sc in ea of next 4 chs, ch 4, tr in same ch as last sc, 2 tr in ea of next 5 trs, tr in next ch, ch 4, sc in same ch as you just worked tr in, sc in ea of next 3 chs, sk next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, sc in next 4chs, ch 4, tr in same ch as you just worked the last sc, work 2 tr in ea of next 3 sts, 2 dc in ea of next 3 sts, 2 hdc in ea of next 3 sts, work 2 sc in ea of next 3 sts, sc in next 4 chs, sc in next 3 sc, sk next 3 sc, sc in ea of next 3 sc, sc in ea of next 4 chs, 2 sc in ea of next 3 sts, work 2 hdc in ea of next 3 sts, 2 dc in ea of next 3 sts, 2 tr in ea of next 3 sts, tr in next ch, ch 4, sc in same ch as you just worked tr in, sc in next 3 chs, sc in next 3 sc, sk 3 sts, join with sl st in next st, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts, sc in next 4 chs, ch 2, sc in ea of next 64 sts, ch 2, sc in next 10 sts, sk remaining sts, join with sl st to beg sc, fasten off. Weave in ends.

Rnd 1: Holding wings by bottom points, join color 2 with sl st in ch 2 space of bottom of right wing, ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 5, sc in ch 2 sp on bottom of left wing, working in back lp only, sc in ea of next 27 sts up left wing, ch 3, sk 10 sts, sc in next 27 sts, join with sl st in beg sc.

Rnd 2 (working in both lps now): Ch 3, dc in same st as ch 3, *dc in next st, 2 dc in next st* repeat from * to * around , join with sl st in beg ch 3. (96 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 4, *sk 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 4 * repeat from * to * around, join with sl st to beg sc.  (31 ch-4 lps)

Rnd 4: Sl st in next ch lp, ch 1, sc in same lp, ch 4, *sc in next ch lp, ch 4* repeat from * to * around, join with sl st in beg sc.

Rnd 5: Repeat round 4.

Rnd 6: Sl st in next ch lp, ch 1, work 3 sc in same lp, work 3 sc in ea of next 2 lps, 3 hdc in next lp, 3 dc in next lp, (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) in next lp, 3 dc in next lp, 3 hdc in next lp, 3 sc in ea of next 3 lps, 3 hdc in next lp, 3 dc in next lp, (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) in next lp, 3 dc in next lp, 3 hdc in next lp, 3 sc in ea of next 3 lps, 3 hdc in next lp, 3 dc in next lp, (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) in next lp, 3 dc in next lp, 3 hdc in next lp, 3 sc in ea of next 3 lps, 3 hdc in next lp, 3 dc in next lp, (3 tr, ch 2, 3 tr) in next lp, 2 dc in next lp, 3 hdc in next lp, join with sl st in beg sc. (108 sts & 4 ch-2 sp)

Rnd 7: Ch 3, 1 dc in ea of next 17 sts, * 6 dc in corner ch 2 space, 1 dc in ea of next 27 sts,* repeat from * to * 3 times, 6 dc in corner ch 2 space, 1 dc in ea of next 9 sts, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch 3. (132 sts)

Rnd 8: Ch 4, 1 tr in ea of next 17 sts, 2tr in ea of next 6 sts, * 1 tr in ea of next 27 sts, 2 tr in ea of next 6 sts,* repeat from * to * 3 times, 1 tr in ea of next 9 sts, join with slip st to 4th ch of beg ch-4. (132 sts)

Fasten off, weave in ends.