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.
Knitters and crocheters are being presented a unique opportunity with the first-of-its-kind Annie’s Craft Festival. Instruction from industry greats like Lily Chin and Edie Eckman, an evening with #1 New York Times best-selling author and creator of Hallmark’s Cedar Cove series, Debbie Macomber, a playful Crafts & Cocktails Halloween Party, free make-and-takes, a measuring station and a “stitch doctor” are only some of the amazing experiences waiting for this group in Fort Wayne, Indiana, from October 30–November 1.
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.
Yesterday we took a look at 30 crochet pillow patterns. Sometimes it also helps to just look at what other people have crocheted to get inspiration so here are some fabulous crochet pillows that people have shared with us over on Instagram.
Ruby Jane’s Lane contributed six beautiful crochet mandalas, each one more special than the next. I could say lots about why I like them but I’ll just let their photos speak for themselves.
Crochet cushions are great. There are so many different ways that you can make them. You can create a whole huge set and change them out regularly to keep your space seasonally decorated or just updated in fun new ways. Crochet pillows make great gifts for others; they feel really special and personal without being too personal. There are so many great crochet pillow patterns out there.
This is Wink’s standard 12 round crochet mandala pattern. I love the progression of the colors, with a different color on each round, coming together at the end with the rainbow variegated yarn for the border.
The awareness might be relatively new but crocheting to heal isn’t new at all and I’m always excited when I see references to it in articles from the past. For example, I learned about crocheter Merril Hawkins from a 1974 article in the Ocala Star-Banner.