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TEN­SION

Rounds 1-3 mea­sure 3.5cm (13/ 8") us­ing a 3mm cro­chet hook

AB­BRE­VI­A­TIONS (UK)

st(s) stitch(es) ch chain ss slip stitch dc dou­ble cro­chet htr half tre­ble tr tre­ble dtr dou­ble tre­ble 2-tr clus­ter (yrh, in­sert hook in st in­di­cated, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) twice, in­sert­ing the hook in the same st each time, yrh and draw through all 3 loops on hook 3-tr clus­ter (yrh, in­sert hook in st in­di­cated, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and draw through 2 loops) 3 times, in­sert­ing the hook in the same st each time, yrh and draw through all 4 loops on hook

FIN­ISHED SIZE

To fit em­broi­dery hoop with 12cm (4 ") di­am­e­ter

In­struc­tions

The man­dala is worked in rounds, with the last round worked around the hoop. If you’re a cro­chet new­bie, visit

www.mol­liemakes.com and watch our ‘How to cro­chet’ videos, giv­ing you a step-by-step guide to the tech­niques used within the pat­tern.

Man­dala

Us­ing Yarn A, make a magic ring Round 1 (RS) ch3 (counts as tr), 9tr into ring, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join, fas­ten off Round 2 Join Yarn B in first st, ch2 (does not count as st), 2-tr clus­ter in same st, ch3, (3-tr clus­ter in next st, ch3) 9 times, ss to top of first clus­ter to join, fas­ten off Round 3 join Yarn A in first ch-3 sp, ch3 (count as tr), 4tr in same ch-3 sp, (5tr in next ch-3 sp) 9 times, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join, fas­ten off Round 4 join Yarn C in 2nd tr, ch2 (counts as htr), *(ch1, htr in next st) twice, skip next tr, dtr in next skipped clus­ter in Round 2, skip next tr, htr in next tr; re­peat from * 9 more times omit­ting last htr, ss to top of beg ch-2 to join, fas­ten off Round 5 join Yarn D in first dtr with a ss, *ch1, skip next htr, (tr, ch1) 4 times in next htr, skip next htr, ss in next dtr; re­peat from * 9 more times, fas­ten off Round 6 join Yarn E in first tr with a ss, ch2 (counts as htr), *(ch1, skip ch-1 sp, dc in next tr) twice, ch1, skip ch-1 sp, htr in next tr, ch1, skip next (ch-1 sp, ss, ch-1 sp), htr in next tr; re­peat from * 9 more times omit­ting last htr, ss to top of beg ch-2 to join Round 7 ch1 (does not count as st), work­ing all stitches around the hoop and start­ing to left of the bolt, dc in each st and each ch-sp around to the other side of the bolt, fas­ten off Weave in all ends.

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