Elise mandala pattern


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Elise Mandala

Yarn: Scheepjes Catona
Hook-size: 3.0 mm Clover Amour
Size: Appr. 47 cm

Good to know
  • Initial stitches are made as standing stitches or replaced with chain stitches;
    ch1 = 1 sc, ch2 = 1 hdc, ch3 = 1 dc
  • End each round with a sl st in the first stitch unless otherwise stated.
  • Continue with given color until a new one is specified.
  • Total number of stitches within () at the end of each round.
  • Initial dc2tog; ch2 + 1 dc in indicated st.
  • If the stitches mentioned are not on the round, they should be skipped.
Abbreviations US

st/sts – stitch/stitches
ch – chain
ch-sp – chain-space
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble
FPdc – front post double crochet
FPsc – front post single crochet
dc2tog – double crochet 2 together over given sts/ch-sp
FPdc2tog – front post double crochet 2 together over given sts/ch-sp
pic – picot; ch3, sl st in first ch

pop – popcorn; 5 dc in the same st, take the loop from the hook, insert the hook from the front through the first st, put the loop back on the hook and pull through.

*-* – repeat around
(-) – made in the same st/ch-sp
[-] – repeat given number of times

Color scheme   

Color 1 – 172                        
Color 2 – 397                        
Color 3 – 400                         

Pattern

1. Color 1. In a magic ring: 12 dc (12 dc)

2. 2 dc’s in each st. (24 dc)

3. Color 2. *1 FPdc around dc, ch1*. (24 FPdc, 24 ch1-sp)

4. *2 dc in FPdc, ch1*. (48 dc, 24 ch1-sp)

5. Color 3. Begin in first dc of two in the same st. *2 FPdc, ch1*. (48 FPdc, 24 ch1-sp)

6. *2 sc, 1 sc in ch-sp*. (72 sc)

7. *1 sc, ch3, skip 2 sts*. (24 sc, 24 ch3-sp)

8. Color 1. *1 sc in sc, ch2, pop in ch-sp, ch2*. (24 pop, 24 sc, 48 ch2-sp)

9. Color 2. *FPsc around pop, ch4*. (24 FPsc, 24 ch4-sp)

10. Sl st in ch-sp. *5 dc in ch-sp, skip FPsc, (1 dc, ch2, 1 dc) in next ch-sp, skip FPsc*. 
(168 dc, 24 ch2-sp)

11. Color 3. *5 FPdc, 1 FPdc around next dc, (1 dc, ch2, 1 dc) in ch-sp, 1 FPdc around next dc*. (168 FPdc, 48 dc, 24 ch2-sp)

12. Color 2. *5 dc in ch-sp, skip 1 dc, 7 hdc, skip 1 dc*. (60 dc, 84 hdc)

13. Color 3. Begin in second hdc of seven. *5 hdc, skip 1 st, 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in each next3 dc’s, 1 dc in fifth dc, skip 1 st*. (96 dc, 60 hdc)

14. Color 2. Begin in second hdc of five. *3 hdc, skip 1 st, 2 dc in first dc, 1 dc in each next 2 dc’s, 2 dc in each next 2 dc’s, 1 dc in each next 2 dc’s, 2 dc in next dc, skip 1 st*.

(144 dc, 36 hdc)

15. Color 1. *Pop in second hdc, ch1, skip 1 st, 12 dc, ch1, skip 1 st*. 

(144 dc, 12 pop, 24 ch1-sp)

16. Color 2. In BLO. *12 sc across the 12 dc’s, ch1, dc2tog over the two ch1-sp’s, ch1*. 
(144 sc, 12 dc2tog, 24 ch1-sp)

17. *[dc2tog across 2 sts, ch1] 6 times, dc2tog across the two ch1-sp’s, ch1*. 

(84 dc2tog, 84 ch1-sp)

18. Color 3. 2 tr in each ch-sp. (168 tr)

19. Color 1. 1 FPdc around each tr. (168 FRdc)

20. 1 hdc in each st. (168 hdc)

21. Ch1, *1 sc, ch5, skip 2 sts*. (56 sc, 56 ch5-sp)

22. Color 3. *(1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in ch-sp, ch3, 1 sc in next ch-sp, ch3*. 

(84 sc, 56 hdc, 28 dc, 56 ch3-sp)

23. *1 sc in sc, 1 hdc in hdc, (1 dc, ch1, 1 dc) in dc, 1 hdc in hdc, 1 sc in sc, ch2, dc2tog across the two ch-sp’s, ch2. (56 sc, 56 hdc, 56 dc, 28 ch1-sp, 56 ch2-sp, 28 dc2tog)

24. Color 1. *1 sc in sc, 1 hdc in hdc, 1 dc in dc, ch1, pop in ch1-sp, ch1, 1 dc in dc, 1 hdc in hdc, 1 sc in sc, dc2tog across the two ch-sp’s*. 

(56 sc, 56 hdc, 56 dc, 28 pop, 28 dc2tog, 56 ch1-sp)

25. Color 2. *1 FPsc around pop, 1 sc in ch-sp, 7 sc in BLO, 1 sc in ch-sp *. (252 sc, 28 FPsc)

26. *3 dc in FPsc, 4 dc, skip 1 st, 4 dc*. (308 dc)

27. Color 3. Begin around second dc after a skipped st. *4 FPdc, (1 FPdc, pic, 1 FPdc) around second dc of three in the same st, 4 FPdc, FPdc2tog around next two dc’s*. 
(280 FPdc, 28 pic, 28 FPdc2tog)

Secure ends and lightly block you work for best result.

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