Colorful Flower Mandalas

Mandala Pattern

Finished Size: 9 inches (23 cm)
Crochet Hook: G (4mm)
Pink flower: Drops Paris yarn #14 Strong yellow, #33 Medium Pink, #06 Shocking Pink, #11 Opal green and Acaucania Ulmo Solid  #767
Blue flower: Acaucania Ulmo Solid  #767 and Drops Paris yarn # 11 Opal Green, #06 shocking pink,  #02 light turquoise, and #14 strong yellow
Purple Flower: Drops Paris yarn #11 Opal Green, #14 strong yellow, #45 dusty orange, #8 dark purple, and #31 medium purple

Stitches used: slip stitch (ss), single crochet (sc), half Double Crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc) treble or triple crochet (tr)

Special Stitches:
Back Post Double Crochet (BPdc)-Yo, insert hook from back to front to back around the next double crochet, (Yo, draw through two loops on hook) Twice,
Puff stitch- *yo, insert hook into stitch indicated and pull up a loop,* repeat from * to* two more times, yo and pull through all 7 loops on the hook, ch1 to close the stitch

Notes about pattern:
This pattern is written in U.S. terms
Color changes are not listed in the pattern, as to leave the color creativity to you.

Start with a magic circle
Rd 1: ch 1, 10 sc in the circle, connect to beginning sc (10 sc) (ch1 does not count as a st)
Rd 2: puff st in same st as joining, puff st in each st around, join to first st, end off, (10 puff sts)
Rd 3: join yarn with a ss to the top of any puff st, *ch 7, ss in the top of the next puff st,* repeat from * to * around to the last puff st, ch 7, ss in the first ss made, end off  (10 ch 7 sps)
Rd 4: sc join in the 4th chain of any ch7 sp,  * ch 5, sc in the 4th ch of the next ch 7 sp * repeat from * to * to the last ch 7 sp, sc in the 4th chain of the ch 7 sp, ch 5, ss to the beginning sc, end off
Rd 5: Join yarn in any ch 5 sp, ch 3, 5 dc in the same sp, * sc in the next sc, 6 dc in the next ch 5 sp* repeat from * to * around, join, end off.
Rd 6: join with a spike sc in ch 7 sp from round 2 (over sts of round 3 & 4), ch 3, * BPdc in the next 6 dc, tr in the ch 7 space from rd 2 (over sts of round 3 & 4) * repeat from * to * around, join with ss to beginning ch 3, end off.
Rd 7: sc join in any tr, * BPdc around the next 6 dc, sc in tr * repeat from * to *, join with ss in beginning sc, end off.
Rd 8: join with sc in any sc, * ch 8, sc in the next sc *, repeat from * to * around, join to 1st sc, end off
Rd 9:  join with a sc to any sc, ch 4, * dc, tr, dc, in the 4th chain of the chain 8 of previous round, ch 4, sc in the next sc, ch 4 * repeat from  * to * around, join to first chain of beginning ch 4, end off
Rd 10: sc join in any tr st, * ch 6, dc in the next sc, ch 6, sc in the next tr *, repeat from * to * around, join last ch 6 in the beginning sc in stead of tr st, do not end off
Rd 11: ss in any ch 6 sp, ch 3, 4 dc in same sp, sc in the next sc or dc (depending on where you start), * 5 dc in the next ch 6 sp, sc in the next sc or dc (depending on where you start) *, repeat from * to * around, join to beginning ss, end off, weave in ends

*Make as many mandalas as you like, but do not reproduce or sell this pattern. Please provide a link to the pattern or my blog when using this pattern on the internet*


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  2. I've chosen these gorgeous mandalas as one of my EyeLoveKnots Yarn Favorites, and featured in this week's party. Also pinned.
    Thanks so much for coming to party with us!