Eternal Sunshine mandala pattern


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Eternal Sunshine mandala

Yarn: La Mia Lux, 1 skein in colour Pink 
Hook-size: 2,5 mm
Size: appr 32 cm

Good to know
  • Total number of stitches is found at the end of each row between (-).
  • Instructions between *-* is repeated around, if nothing else is told.
  • After some rounds the mandala might seem to need more stitches, this will sort itself out in the next couple of rounds.
Abbreviations US

ch – chain
chsp – chainspace
slst – slipstitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – triple crochet
sk – skip
BLO – back loops only
dc2tog – 2 dc’s crocheted together in same st/chsp or across sts
dc3tog – 3 dc’s crocheted together in same st/chsp or across sts
tr4tog – 4 tr’s crocheted together in same st/chsp or across sts
fpdc – front post double crochet
bpdc – back post double crochet
fptr – front post triple crochet
dcgr – group of dc’s
trgr – group of tr’s
pic – picot (ch 2, slst in dc just made)
rep – repeat
prev – previous

Pattern

Ch6, slst in first ch to form a ring.

1. Ch1, 12 sc around the ring. End with a slst in first sc. (12 sc)

2. Ch4 (counts as the first tr), 1 tr in the same st, ch2, *2 tr in next st, ch2*, rep *-* around. End with a slst in the 4th ch of beginning 4. (24 tr, 12 2-sp)

3. Ch3 (counts as the first dc), 1 dc in each tr and 2 dc in each chsp. End with a slst in the 3rd ch of beginning 3. (48 dc)

4. Crochet in BLO. Ch2 (counts as the first hdc), continue with 1 hdc in each st around. End with a slst in the 2nd ch of beginning 2. (48 hdc)

5. Ch2, dc2tog across next 2 sts, ch5, *dc3tog across next 3 sts, ch5*, rep *-* around. End with a slst to the top of dc2tog. (16 dcgr, 16 ch5-sp)

6. Slst in chsp, (ch2, dc2tog, ch3, dc3tog) in chsp, *ch1, 1 fpdc around dc3tog in prev round, ch1, (dc3tog, ch3, dc3tog) in chsp*, rep *-* around. In last repeat skip (dc3tog, ch3, dc3tog). End with a slst to the top of the first dc2tog. (32 dcgr, 16 fpdc, 32 ch1-sp, 32 ch3-sp)

7. Slst in chsp, ch3 (first dc), 1 dc in chsp, *1 dc in top of dc3tog from prev round, 1 dc in ch1-sp, sk fpdc, 1 dc in chsp, dc in top of dc3tog from prev round, 2 dc in next chsp, *, sk the last 2 dc’s on the last repeat. End with a slst in 3rd ch of beginning 3. (96 dc)

8. Ch 2 (counts as first bpdc), continue with 1 bpdc in each st around. End with a slst in 2nd ch of beginning 2. (96 bpdc)

9. Ch1, 1 sc in same st, continue with 1 sc in each st around. End with a slst in first sc. (96 sc)

10. Ch4 (counts as first tr), 1 tr in same st, ch2, sk 1 st, *2 tr in next st, ch2, sk 1 st*, rep *-* around. End with a slst in 4th ch of beginning 4. (96 tr, 48 ch2-sp)

11. Ch3 (first dc), continue with 1 dc in each tr and 1 dc in each chsp around. End with a slst in 3rd ch of beginning 3. (144 dc)

12. Crochet in BLO. Ch1, 1 sc in same st, continue with 1 sc in each st around. End with a slst in first sc. (144 sc)

13. Ch2, dc2tog across next two sts (counts as the first dc3tog), ch3, *dc3tog across next three sts, ch3*, rep *-* around. End with a slst in top of beginning dc2tog. (48 dcgr, 48 ch3-sp)

14. Slst in chsp, ch3, tc3tog in same chsp, ch1, 1 fptc around dc3tog from prev round, ch1, *tr4tog in chsp, ch1, 1 fptr around dc3tog from prev round, ch1*, rep *-* around. End with a slst in top of beginning tr3tog. (48 trgr, 48 fptr, 96 ch1-sp)

15. Ch3, 1 fpdc around tr4tog from prev round, *1 dc in ch1-sp, 1 dc in fptr, 1 dc in ch1-sp, 1 dc in top of tr4tog, 1 fpdc around same tr4tog*, rep *-* around. In last rep skip dc in top of tr4tog and fpdc. End with a slst in 3rd ch of beginning 3. (192 dc, 48 fpdc)

16. Slst in fpdc, ch4 (first tr), 4 tr in same st, *ch2, 1 sc in next fpdc, ch2, 5 tr in next fpdc*, rep *-* around. Skip the 5 tr’s in the last repeat. End with a slst in 4th ch of beginning 4. (24 trgr, 24 sc, 48 ch2-sp)

17. Ch2 (first hdc), *1 dc in second tr, (1 dc, pic, 1 dc) in third tr, 1 dc in fourth tr, 1 hdc in fifth tr, 2 sc in chsp, sc in sc, 2 sc in chsp, 1 hdc in first tr of the next group*, rep *-* around. End with a slst in 2nd ch of beginning 2. (48 hdc, 96 dc, 24 pic, 120 sc)

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