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!

Tammy’s Crochet Contribution to Mandalas for Marinke + Thoreau on Depression

tammy's crochet contribution to mandalasformarinke

This crochet mandala comes to us from Tammy S. Asad, an American who has been living in Kuwait for the past twenty years. She shared: “My cousin taught me to crochet when I was about 20 but my work and ability to read patterns only took off when I started my blog (T’s Daily Treasures) six years ago. Wink had a knack for color and natural creativity that was so inspiring. I found her blog when looking for a mandala pattern and was immediately drawn to her colorful projects.

150+ More Free 2015 Crochet Patterns

150 free crochet patterns

Every week I share crochet patterns from around the web, many of which are free crochet patterns that amazing designers are making available to the world. This roundup collects the free patterns I’ve shared here over the past few months for another stunning massive roundup of great crochet patterns you can get online. You’ll find patterns for just about everything here from clothing and accessories to dolls and even a dartboard.

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.”

Lisette’s Crochet Contribution to Mandalas for Marinke + Mental Illness Is Not Contagious

detail of peacock crochet mandala

Crafter Lisette shared: “I saw Wink’s peacock butterfly mandala and fell in love with it, but I had nothing to do with it one completed, so I chose at the time not to make it. When I heard the sad news and learned about this project, I knew it was time to make it.”