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My First Crochet Mandala

Last year we enjoyed an evening at the Bournville (where they make chocolate) light turning on festival. One of the things that caught my eye were these lovely crochet mandala which were hung in the trees.

a selection of crochet mandalas hanging from trees in the twilight.

Ever since I saw them I wanted to make my own mandala, but it was a long time coming. Last week I finished my first ever mandala which I decided to hang in a hoop like the ones in this tree. I was really pleased with it, especially as it was my first attempt.

My First Crochet Mandala

My Crochet Mandala in a hoop

I have already shared the photo on my other blog so you may have seen it before. But I am pretty chuffed with my effort and I’m now in the process of making another with different colours. I have no idea what I’m going to do with them. Maybe I’ll make a Christmas coloured one to hang in my window.

My Next Crochet Projects

I shared a post recently about some Christmas projects I wanted to make. I’ve had a go at making a snowflake, but I went a little wrong…but hey, what snowflake is perfect?

crochet snowflake

Simply Crochet

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I subscribe to Simply Crochet Magazine every month and I really look forward to my magazine arriving through my letterbox. I love it when I get a free gift with the magazine and this month I got this lovely 2021 Calendar full of fabulous crochet zodiac characters. I’ve already ordered a pile of wool from Deramores and can’t wait to make a character or two (or even twelve!)

I’d love to know what you have been making recently. Leave me a comment if you want me to visit your blog in return. Or let me know.

I also have a new Instagram account where I am posting all of my crochet projects. I’d love it if you took a look.

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6 thoughts on “My First Crochet Mandala”

  1. Ooh your crochet mandala looks great! And how beautiful the ones you saw at Bourneville look too! I like your snowflake as well, those would look great in a Christmas tree. I have no talent for crocheting myself… I did some as a kid, mostly making scarves for my dolls, lol, but really don’t have the patience for it anymore. Maybe some day in the future I might give it another go… x #MMBC

    1. I love my Crochet, it gives me something to look forward to each day and it’s so relaxing…you can often find me napping with a hook in my hand, lol

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