Seed Stitch (worked on an even number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): *K 1, p 1; rep from *, end k 1.
Row 2:*P 1, k 1; rep from * across, end p 1. Rep Rows 1 and 2 for seed st.
Garter Stitch (worked on an even number of sts)
Row 1: and all rows Knit.
Bottom Border With B, cast on 176 sts. Work in garter st for 4 rows, dec 1 st at each end of 2 right side rows. With C, cont in garter st working dec as for B. With A, repeat as for C – 164 sts. Work rem 164 sts in seed st for 16". Follow chart for angel placement as follows. Work 27 sts in seed st, foll Angel/Cloud chart in St st across next 110 sts, work rem 27 sts in seed st. Note: Angel figure can be knit into cloud in St st as above or embroidered afterward in duplicate stitch. When chart has been completed, cont in seed st for 16" (approximately 40" from beg).
With A, work 4 rows garter st inc 1 st at each end of 2 RS rows. Repeat these 4 rows with C, then with B. Bind off 176 sts.
With RS facing and A, pick up 182 sts along side edge of blanket. Work 3 more rows of garter st inc 1 st at each end of next RS row. With C, work 4 rows of garter st inc 1 st at each end of 2 RS rows. With B, repeat as for C. Bind off 192 sts. Work same border along other side of blanket. Sew four corners.
Foll chart, with D work halo in stem st. With B, embroider eyes. With dark pink or red, embroider mouth. With A, embroider V sts on skirt. With B, embroider French knots at top of each V.