As many of you know I use this website to generate colour palettes from pictures. In a newsletter from that same website was a link to this fabulous pattern called Lightform, made by moldypetunia & yoksel:
It immediately made my heart sing! The colours, the placement, the richness of it all – definitely weekly mandala material! I decided to go with a different pattern than usual (on Ravelry here) and ended up with this:
Using my own mandala pattern I decided to give it another try. I used a little more colour this time, and a crazy long double crochet stitch (which involves wrapping your yarn around 10 times to make the stitch), resulting in this:
Mandala made using Drops Paris cotton yarn, a 4mm Clover hook and a 4mm Tunisian hook, using a modified version of this free pattern; for this mandala I only made 7 rounds plus the border, and an elongated double crochet stitch (YO 10 times, work up 2 loops at a time) for the wedges.