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Christmas Angel Tree Topper Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Christmas Angel Tree Topper Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply, 1 ply / Lace / Cobweb, 4 ply / Fingering / Sock / Sport

  • designer


    Zoë Halstead

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 2.5 / 3.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Moss, Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Knit a traditional tree topper thanks to Zoë Halstead's easy-to-follow pattern.

Decorating the tree is often a family event, with heirloom decorations and precious ornaments being brought out of storage for their time to shine. Why not add to your collection with this knitted fairy topper, designed by Zoë Halstead? Made from a mixture of soft, hazy and shimmering yarns, this easy fairy project is sure to stand out and will be the perfect finishing touch to your tree.

What do I need?

Yarn: Rowan Kidsilk Haze, shade 634 White, shade 606 Dark Pink, one 25g ball of each; Rowan 4 ply Soft, shade 395 Pink, one 50g ball; Rowan Shimmer, shade 92 Silver, one 25g ball. Oddments of yellow yarn for hair: Rowan Extra Fine Merino DK, shade 898 Yellow DMC Desire Memory thread; Silver (6120); one 5m spool
Stranded Cotton Embroidery thread; black, white, pale pink and dark pink
Needles: 3mm
Crochet Hook: 3mm
Tapestry needle
Embroidery needle


20cm tall

Top knit tips

With the removal of the wire thread, this angel would also make a lovely toy for children to enjoy.

When stuffing narrow tubes (arms and legs), it may help to use tweezers or knitting needles to push the stuffing down.

Meet the designer

Author Zoë Halstead specialises in knitting and needlepoint. She has most recently worked as a consultant for DMC but has been a knitting designer for over 15 years. If you enjoyed making her elf pattern, why not download this traditional toy soldier set next? You can view more of Zoë's designs here.

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Watch to learn

Brush up on the skills needed for this pattern with this tutorial.

Techniques: Basic Shaping, Moss, Stocking Stitch

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