Flower Mandala Christmas decoration, a free crochet pattern.
DIY Christmas decoration, this is a super sweet flower Christmas decorations, the cute flowers could be made with any colour combinations, the more colours the more cheerful the tree will be!
Please make sure you read all the instructions first.
All my patterns are written in standard American terms.
Approximately 4.8 inches (12 cm)
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
Materials and notions:
Any sport cotton yarn will do, I used scheepjes catona yarn for this project, you will need very small quantities of various colours, I used 5 colours for each flower.
Hook 3 mm
Tapestry needle (for weaving ends and sewing)
5dc and 2 rows = 1 inch
Pattern note: the flowers are worked in a continuous round, at the end of each round, do not join in, simply put a marker and carry one working.
Round 1: Ch2, make 8sc on the second ch from the hook.
Round 2: make 2sc on each st, (16sts)
Round 3: *make 2sc on the first st, make 1sc on the next st, repeat from *till the end of the round.
Round 4: *make 2sc on the first st, make 1sc on each of the next 2sts, repeat from *till the end of the round.
Round 5: *make 1sc on the first st, inserting the hook on the second round (see picture) yarn over and pull the work to the hight of your current round, make 1sc (please note this st is made in the same space at the one before, therefore adding an extra st), make 1sc on each of the next 3sts, repeat from *till the end of the round.
Round 6: make 1sc all around, when you get the the last st but one, ch30 and make the last sc. On this round if you feel the flower is curling up simply add an extra round adding and st. I have made these flowers with many types of yarn and they never curl for me.
Round 7: ch3 and make 7dc on the same st, *skip 2 sts and make 1sc on the next st, skip 2sts and make 8dc on the next st, repeat from * till the end of the round, noticed that I have joined the yarn behind the hanging loop.
You can download the pattern on my Ravelry shop
Have a lovely weekend!