02 February 2016


BC Paperback

222x222 mm



128 pages

Search Press

Mandalas to Crochet

by Haafner Linssen

Crocheted mandalas are having a moment! And it is no wonder the mandala is in vogue: one evening is often enough to begin and finish something eye-catching. This book celebrates the sheer fun of making and showcases Haafner Linssen’s modern colour schemes and patterns. With full patterns and inspiring photos, a review of crochet techniques that helps you create a perfect circle, a discussion of materials, colours, finishing techniques, and lots of project ideas, this book is a guarantee for many hours of happy mandala-making.

  • 30 patterns, all with large format charts, full instructions, and inspirational project ideas
  • Mandalas are in vogue and make quick crochet projects
  • Overview of crochet techniques, materials, choosing colours, and finishing techniques

Book Contents

About this Book 6
Welcome to My World 8

Before You Begin 10
Yarns 12, Colour Me Happy 14, Read this First! 16, Crochet a Perfect Mandala 18, Crochet Refresher Course 20

Mandala Selector 26
Mandala Patterns 36

Courtly Crown 38, Go with the Flow 40, Handsome Hoops 42, Granny Circle 44, Pebble in the Pond 46, Pretty Pieces 48

Flirty Fifties 50, Rajasthan 52, Ice Cream 54, Starry, Starry Night 56, Lovely Lace 58, Marvellous Myriad 60, Bewitching Basketweave 64, Scallops of the Sea 66, Make it Pop! 68

Dainty Daisy 70, Tulips from Amsterdam 72, African Flower Love 74, Oriental Lily 76, Leaves and Lace 78, Strawberry Blossom 80, Say it with Flowers 82, Field of Wild Flowers 84

Something Special
Love Me Loops 86, Layers and Loops 88, Confetti Time! 90 Enchanted April 92, Dazzling Days 94, Vintage Vibes 98, Delightful Doily 100

Borders 102

Projects 106
Boho Bag 108, Hotpad 110, Tablemat 112, Summer Scarf 114, Lap Blanket 116, Rug 118, Leaves and Lace Blanket 120

Symbols and Abbreviations 124
Index 126
Credits 128

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