Geri’s Crochet Contribution to Mandalas for Marinke + Depression Infographic

sunny green crochet mandalas for marinke by geri

I love that several people have mentioned sentiments similar to this one, that many people are choosing not to beat themselves up for not being “perfect” at their crafting but instead to celebrate the beauty in what they have made. This means so much to me to see in the world!

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Anneke’s Crochet Contribution to Mandalas for Marinke

anneke's crochet spoke mandala

Crafter Anneke writes: “As a tribute I used Marinke’s pattern of the very symbolic Spoke Mandala. The colors symbolize the bright, beautiful and talented creative being she was. She brought sunshine in many lives. The blue stands for Sky/ Heaven. Her spirit will live forever.”

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Leslie’s Beaded Mandalas for Marinke + Peyton Heart Project

beaded crochet mandalas

I absolutely love the way that Leslie dealt with her ends on these mandalas – leaving them long and loose and adorning them with beads and buttons. It’s brilliant, and it’s an idea that I’m definitely going to incorporate into some of my projects! I liked the idea even more when I read all about it in Leslie’s letter.

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