Frozen Flower Mandala

Ever since I learned how to crochet different stiches I have enjoyed making mandalas .
This is my first mandala pattern, the Frozen Flower Mandala. Enjoy!

MATERIAL

Yarn: Scheepjes Cotton 8 in several colors.
Hook: 3 mm
Other: Scissors and needle

ABBREVIATIONS, US CROCHET TERMS

st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet

tr – treble crochet
dc2tog – double crochet 2 together
dc3tog – double crochet 3 together

GENERAL

I did not write down how to make the first stitch of each round in the description, work chains (1 ch for a sc, 2 ch for a hdc, 3 ch for a dc, … ) or start with a “standing stitch”. Join rounds with a sl st.

DESCRIPTION

 

Round 1-4

Round 1
Start with a magic ring.
[1 dc, 2 ch] repeat 6 times, inside the magic ring.
(6 dc and 6 ch-2 spaces)

Round 2
Start in any ch-2 space.
[3 dc in ch-2 space, ch 2, skip next st] repeat 6 times.
(18 dc and 6 ch-2 spaces)

Round 3
Start in any ch-2 space.
[(dc2tog, 1 ch, dc2tog) in ch-2 space, ch 2,  dc2tog in middle dc of 3dc-group, ch 2 ] repeat 6 times.
(18 dc2tog, 6 ch-1 spaces and 12 ch-2 spaces)

Round 4
Start in any ch-1 space.
[sc in ch-1 space, sc in next st, 2 sc in ch-2 space, sc in next st, 2 sc in ch-2 space, sc in next st] repeat 6 times.   
(48 sc)

Round 5-8

Round 5
Start in any sc.
[1 dc, 1 dc, 1 dc, 2 dc] repeat 12 times.
(60 dc)

Round 6
Start in any dc.
[1 hdc , 2 ch,  skip next st] repeat 30 times.
(30 hdc and 30 ch-2 spaces)

Round 7
Start in any ch-2 space.
[dc3tog in ch-2 space, ch 3, skip next st] repeat 30 times.
(30 dc3tog and 30 ch-3 spaces)

Round 8
Start in any dc3tog.
[1 sc, 2 hdc in ch-3 space, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in ch-3 space] repeat 15 times.
(15 groups of [sc, 5 hdc], 90 st in total)

Round 9

Round 9
Start in any sc.
[2 sc in sc, dc in 5 following stitches] repeat 15 times.
( 15 groups of [2 sc, 5 dc], 105 st in total)

Round 10

Round 10
Start in first dc of any 5 dc.
[hdc, dc, (dc, tr, dc) in same st, dc, hdc, sl st into sc of round 8 (the st where you made 2 sc in previous round)] repeat 15 times.
(15 groups of [ sl st, hdc, 2 dc,  tr, 2 dc, hdc],  120 st in total)

Fasten off all ends and you’re done!



If you’ve got questions, or find any errors in this pattern, please tell me!
I’d love to see your mandalas, so please tag them with #frozenflowermandala ! 🙂

Happy crocheting!

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