Lion Brand® Vanna’s Glamour™ Holiday Dove Ornament
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Lion Brand® Vanna’s Glamour™ Holiday Dove Ornament

Make multiple sweet doves. They’re perfect tree trimmers and gift package toppers.

Designed by Lion Brand®.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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 Vanna's Glamour™ Yarn, small

Vanna's Glamour™ Yarn

 

Material List

  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size G-6 (4.25 mm)
  • Lion Brand® stitch marker
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Fiberfill stuffing
 

Project Instructions

SIZE
About 4 in. (10 cm)
 

MATERIALS

Lion Brand® Vanna’s Glamour™ (Art. #861) 
#170 Topaz 1 ball (A)
#134 Copper 1 ball (B)
or colors of your choice

Lion Brand® crochet hook size G-6 (4.25 mm)
Lion Brand® stitch marker
Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle

GAUGE
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT
 

NOTE
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed. Bird is worked with 2 strands of yarn held tog. Wind each ball of A and B into 2 separate balls before beg.
 

STITCH EXPLANATION
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
 

HEAD AND BODY
Beg at top of head, with 2 strands of A held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnds 4-5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 21 sts.
Rnd 7: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 8: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around – 27 sts.
Rnd 9: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 10: (Sc2tog, sc next st) 3 times, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 11: (Sc2tog) 3 times, sc in each of next 11 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end – 29 sts.
Rnd 12: Sc in each of next 15 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end – 31 sts.
Rnd 13: Sc in each of next 16 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end – 33 sts.
Rnd 14: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 15 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end – 34 sts.
Rnd 15: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 15 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end – 35 sts. Begin to stuff piece, continue to stuff as work progresses.
Rnd 16: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 14 sts, sc2tog, sc to end – 33 sts.
Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around – 22 sts.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog; rep from * around – 11 sts. Fasten off.
 

WINGS (make 2)
With 2 strands of A held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Sc in each of first 3 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end. Fasten off.
 

BEAK
With 2 strands of B held tog, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
 

FINISHING
Sew Wings to body, sew Beak to head. With 1 strand of B, embroider French knot eyes. Knot a length of A to top of Ornament for hanging loop. Weave in ends.
 

ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog= together
 

Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

Tips

Use yarn scraps for stuffing.