This delicious red and pink crochet mandala is an anonymous contribution. The maker shares: “One of my cousins took his own life. Thoughts are with Wink’s family.”
The red flowers in this mandala pop out so beautifully even amidst all of the other bold colors in this glorious design. I believe this is a variation of Wink’s I Love Holland mandala pattern.
This sweet crochet mandala was made using the Summer Hearts Mandala pattern by Wink. The bright blue adds a pop of color that complements the shades of pink and white throughout the rest of the piece.
I love the way that the purple rounds of this crochet mandala pop out without overtaking any of the other rounds. There’s also a center pink round that has sparkle in it. I know Wink would love that.
Today is the first day of the 25th annual Mental Illness Awareness Week. The theme this year is building a movement around being stigma-free.
Crafter Jenny says: “These two mandalas, Wink’s designs, represent a small tribute from my crochet group here in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, UK. Several of my ladies have found their knitting and crochet has helped them through difficult times.
These great crochet mandalas come from Linda in Indiana who says: “I am new to crochet, having just learned from a friend in March. I found Wink’s blog and book almost immediately. I am deeply saddened by what has happened. Wink is a great inspiration to everyone. I say is, not was, as her work will carry on forever with her patterns and blog.”