Friday, 15 May 2015

International Rainbow Mandala ~ Free Crochet Pattern

International Rainbow Mandala


This pattern was designed for the Westhoughton Yarn Bombing Event
We would love for people around the world
To send in their Mandala’s,
which will be displayed on the day.
Just email me and I’ll let you know the delivery address.
Mandala’s will need to be received in the UK
By the 1st July 2015


The pattern is in US terms
Items required
5 mm (H) hook
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet  (or colour of choice) acrylic Double knit (8 ply) yarn. I used James C. Brett yarn
Stitch Marker
Wool needle
If you have any problems please email me at: susand1408 at gmail dot com or find me at http://www.crochetaddictuk.com
Guidelines
HK – hook                                           CH – chain                           SS – Slip Stitch
SC –                       Single crochet                                    ST - Stitch
SC Inc –                Single Crochet Increase. Increase by placing 2 sc in 1 stitch.
SC Dec –               Single Crochet Decrease. Hook through 1st stitch, yarn over hook, pull hook through, hook through next stitch, yarn over hook, pull through. Yarn over hook and through all the loops.
HDC -                     Half Double Crochet
HDC INC -            Half Double Crochet Increase. Increase by placing 2 hdc in 1 stitch
HDC Dec –           Half double crochet decrease.  Yarn over hook, through 1st stitch, yarn over hook through, yarn over hook, through next stitch, yarn over hook pull through.  Yarn over hook and pull through all the loops. 
DC –                       Double crochet                                
DC Inc   -              Double crochet Increase. Increase by placing 2 dc in 1 stitch
DC Dec –              Double crochet decrease. Yarn over hook, through 1st stitch, yarn over hook through, yarn over hook through 2 loops, hook through next stitch, yarn over hook pull through.  Yarn over hook and pull through 1st 2 loops, yarn over hook and through all the hoops left.

Gauge
7 sts & 6 rows = 2”

Mandala
Using 5 mm (H) hook and red yarn. 
Ch 2
Round 1) 6 hdc inc 2nd ch from hook, ss to join (6)
Round 2) Ch 2, 1 hdc in same st as ss, Ch 3, miss 1 st, *2 hdc, Ch 3, miss 1 st, * x 2, ss to top of Ch 2, finish

Change to Orange yarn
Round 3) Join yarn in any Ch 3 space, (Ch 2, 4 hdc) in the Ch 3 space, * (Ch 2, 5 hdc) in next ch 3 space* x 2, Ch 2, join with a ss to the top of the Ch 2, finish

Change to Yellow
Round 4) Join yarn in any Ch 2 space, (Ch 3, 2 dc) in the Ch 2 space, 5 hdc, *(3 dc in ch 2 space), 5 hdc * x 2, ss to join to the top of the ch 2.

Change to Green
Round 5) Join yarn in any st, Ch 2,  1 hdc in same st, ch 2, miss 1 st, *1 hdc inc, ch 1, miss 1 st* around, join with ss to the top of the Ch 2.

Change to Blue
Round 6) Join yarn in any Ch 1 space, (Ch 2, 2 hdc) in ch 1 space, *Ch 2, miss 2 st, (3 hdc, in ch 1 space) * repeat around, Ch 2 miss 2 st, ss to top of the Ch 2.

Change to Indigo
Round 7) Join yarn in any Ch 2 space, (Ch 2, 2 hdc in ch 2 space), *3 sc, (3 hdc in next ch 2 space) * around, 3 sc, ss to top of the Ch 2 to join.

Change to Violet
Round 8) Join yarn anywhere, Ch 2, 1 hdc in next st, hdc around, ss to top of Ch 2 to join

Change to Red
Round 9) Join yarn anywhere, Ch 2, 1 hdc in nxt st, *Ch 1, miss 1 st, 2 hdc* repeat around, ss to top of ch 2 to join.

Change to Orange
Round 10) Join in Ch 1 space, (Ch 2, 2 hdc) in ch 1 space, *Ch 1, (3 hdc in Ch 1 space)* repeat around, Ch 1, join with ss to the top of ch 2 to join.

Change to Yellow
Round 11) Join in Ch 1 space, (Ch 3, 1 dc) in ch 1 space, 3 hdc, (2 dc in ch 1 space)* around, 3 hdc, join with ss to the top of the Ch 2 to join.

Change to Green
Round 12) Join anywhere, Ch 2, 1 hdc in same st, *Ch 1, miss 2 st, 1 hdc inc* around, Ch 1, miss 2 st, ss to the top of Ch 2 to join.

Change to Blue
Round 13) Join to any Ch 1 space, (Ch 2, 2 hdc in Ch 1 space), Ch 1 miss st *(3 hdc in ch 1 space), Ch 1, miss 1 st,* around, ss to the top of the Ch 2 to join.

Change to Indigo
Round 14) Join yarn to any Ch 1 space, Ch 2 in ch 1 space, 3 sc, *(1 hdc in ch 1 space), 3 sc* around, ss to the top of the Ch 2 to join.

Change to Violet
Round 15) Join yarn to any hdc, ch 1 (counts as ss), 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 ss, * 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 ss* around, join with ss to 1st ch, finish.

Block




Patterns are just for your own personal use. Do not distribute the pattern without permission.  You may sell the items you make but please give credit to me for the pattern.
If there are any problems with the pattern or you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me. This pattern hasn’t been tested so please let me know if there are any errors.
Susand1408 at gmail dot com                               http://www.crochetaddictuk.com/          ©Crochet Addict UK 2015


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