The Pamela Mandala by Mandy @crochetbyredagape

The Pamela Mandala
by Mandy @crochetbyredagape
www.redagape.com

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Crochet Pamela Mandala

Introducing the Pamela Mandala, a free crochet mandala pattern. It’s been a while since my last free pattern, so i hope you enjoy making this one. Oh, and if you’re wondering why this mandala has been photographed in reverse, well head to my Instagram account to see why? 🙂

Please tag #pamelamandala on social media if you decide to make one of these pretty crochet pamela mandalas. 🙂

Mandy xx

The Pamela Mandala

You will need –

Paintbox Cotton Aran: 1x ball of each – Daffodil Yellow (622), Paper White (601), Mustard Yellow (624), Peach Orange (655), Blush Pink (654), Bubblegum Pink (651), Raspberry Pink (644) (available at www.lovecrochet.com )

4.5mm hook

scissors

yarn needle

Special Stitches

Front Post Double Treble –  YO over twice, insert hook underneath the body of the required stitch from front to back to front, YO, pull up loop (4 loops on hook), YO, pull through 2 loops, YO, pull through 2 loops, YO, pull through 2 loops.

Popcorn (pc) – 5tr into the stitch, pull up the working yarn from the last tr and remove hook. Insert hook into top of first tr that was made and then replace the working loop onto the hook. Pull this loop back through the first st and pull together until the 5tr cluster ‘pops’ up.

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Rnd 1: With Daffodil Yellow, work 6dc into a magic ring, ss into intital dc, fasten off [6dc]

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Rnd 2: Attach Paper White into any st, ch3 (counts as first tr), 4tr in the same st, form first pc, ch2. Work (pc, ch2) into each st around, ss into back of initial pc, fasten off [6pc, 12ch]

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Rnd 3: Mustard Yellow into any ch-2 sp, ch3 (counts as first tr), (tr2tog, ch2, tr3tog, ch2) in the same sp. Work (tr3tog, ch2, tr3tog, ch2) into each ch-2 sp around, ss into top of initial ch3, fasten off [12x (tr3tog, ch2)]

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Rnd 4: Attach Daffodil Yellow into any ch-2 sp, ch3 (counts as first tr), (tr2tog, ch3, tr3tog, ch3) in the same sp. Work (tr3tog, ch3, tr3tog, ch3) into each ch-2 sp around, ss into top of initial ch3, fasten off [24x (tr3tog, ch3)]

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Rnd 5: Attach Peach Orange into any ch-3 sp, ch5 (counts as first tr, ch2), tr in the same space. Work (tr, ch2, tr) into each ch-3 sp around, ss into the 3rd ch of the initial ch5, fasten off [24x (tr, ch2, tr)]

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Rnd 6: Attach Blush Pink into any ch-2 sp, work 3dc into each ch-2 sp around, ss into dc, fasten off [72dc]

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Rnd 7: Attach Bubblegum Pink into 2nd dc of any 3dc group, * ch4, ss into 2nd dc of next 3dc group, rep from * around, fasten off [24x ch4]

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Rnd 8: Attach Raspberry Pink into any ch-4 sp, *ch5, ss into next ch-4 sp, rep from * around, fasten off [24xch5]

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Rnd 9: Attach Paper White into any ch-5 sp, ch5 (counts as first tr, ch2), tr, ch1 in the same sp. Work (tr, ch2, tr, ch1) into each ch-5 sp around, ss into 3rd ch of initial ch5, fasten off [24x (tr, ch2, tr, ch1)]

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Rnd 10: Attach Daffodil Yellow into any ch-2 sp,* 3dc in the ch-2 sp, 2dc in the ch-1 sp, rep from *around, ss into initial dc, fasten off [120dc]

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Rnd 11: Attach Mustard Yellow at any dc, work 1dc into each st around, ss into initial dc, fasten off [120dc]

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Rnd 12: Attach Peach Orange into any dc,* ch2, skip a st, ss in the next, rep from * around, fasten off [60x ch2]

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Rnd 13: Attach Blush Pink at any ch-2 sp, ch5 (counts as first tr, ch2), tr, ch1 in the same sp. *Skip a ch sp, (tr, ch2, tr, ch1) into the next ch sp, rep from * around, ss into third ch of initial ch5, fasten off [30x (tr, ch2, tr, ch1)]

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Rnd 14: Attach Bubblegum Pink into ch-2 sp, (dc, 1fpdtr into the empty ch-2 sp from Rnd 12, dc), 2dc in the ch-1 sp. Work (dc, fpdtr, dc) into each ch-2sp, (2dc) into each ch-1 sp around, ss into initial dc, fasten off [30x (dc, fpdtr, dc), 30x (2dc)]

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Rnd 15: Attach Raspberry Pink into the top of any fpdtr, *ch5, dc in the top of the next fpdtr, rep from * around, fasten off [30x ch-5]

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Rnd 16: Attach Paper White into any ch sp, work (4dc, ch2, 4dc) into each ch-5 sp around, ss into initial dc, fasten off [30x (4dc, ch2, 4dc)]

Shorthand UK

Rnd 1: 6dc in magic ring [6dc]

Rnd 2: (pc, ch2) in each dc [6pc, 12ch]

Rnd 3: (tr3tog, ch2, tr3tog, ch2) in each ch sp [12x (tr3tog, ch2)]

Rnd 4: (tr3tog, ch3, tr3tog, ch3) in each ch sp [24x (tr3tog, ch3)]

Rnd 5: (tr, ch2, tr) in each ch-3 sp [24x (tr, ch2, tr)]

Rnd 6: 3dc in each ch-2 sp [72dc]

Rnd 7: ch4, ss in centre dc, rep around [24x ch4]

Rnd 8: ch5, ss in next ch sp, rep around [24xch5]

Rnd 9: (tr, ch2, tr, ch1) in each ch-5 sp [24x (tr, ch2, tr, ch1)]

Rnd 10: 3dc in ch-2 sp, 2dc in ch-1 sp, rep around [120dc]

Rnd 11: dc in each st [120dc]

Rnd 12: ch2, ss into every second st [60x ch2]

Rnd 13: (tr, ch2, tr, ch1) every second ch sp [30x (tr, ch2, tr, ch1)]

Rnd 14: (dc, fpdtr, dc) in ch-2 sp, (2dc) in ch-1 sp around [30x (dc, fpdtr, dc), 30x (2dc)]

Rnd 15: dc in fpdtr, ch5, rep around [30x ch-5]

Rnd 16: (4dc, ch2, 4dc) in each ch5 sp [30x (4dc, ch2, 4dc)]

 

Shorthand US

Rnd 1: 6sc in magic ring [6sc]

Rnd 2: (pc, ch2) in each sc [6pc, 12ch]

Rnd 3: (dc3tog, ch2, dc3tog, ch2) in each ch sp [12x (dc3tog, ch2)]

Rnd 4: (dc3tog, ch3, dc3tog, ch3) in each ch sp [24x (dc3tog, ch3)]

Rnd 5: (dc, ch2, dc) in each ch-3 sp [24x (dc, ch2, dc)]

Rnd 6: 3sc in each ch-2 sp [72sc]

Rnd 7: ch4, ss in centre sc, rep around [24x ch4]

Rnd 8: ch5, ss in next ch sp, rep around [24xch5]

Rnd 9: (dc, ch2, dc, ch1) in each ch-5 sp [24x (dc, ch2, dc, ch1)]

Rnd 10: 3sc in ch-2 sp, 2sc in ch-1 sp, rep around [120sc]

Rnd 11: sc in each st [120sc]

Rnd 12: ch2, ss into every second st [60x ch2]

Rnd 13: (dc, ch2, dc, ch1) every second ch sp [30x (dc, ch2, dc, ch1)]

Rnd 14: (sc, fptr, sc) in ch-2 sp, (2sc) in ch-1 sp around [30x (sc, fptr, sc), 30x (2sc)]

Rnd 15: sc in fptr, ch5, rep around [30x ch-5]

Rnd 16: (4sc, ch2, 4sc) in each ch5 sp [30x (4sc, ch2, 4sc)]

Mandy @crochetbyredagape
www.redagape.com

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