Jamie’s Crochet Contribution to Mandalas for Marinke

jame mandalasformarinke crochet

This is Jamie’s first-ever crocheted mandala. She shared:

“It is a 12-round Wink mandala in Lily Sugar ‘n Cream, both solid and variegated, made in hopes that it brings comfort to Wink’s community, helps spread the word about mental health issues, and serves as a reminder of love, art, light and life. I am grateful for Wink’s art and generous spirit and for this memorial to her.”

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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.

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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.”

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Alice’s Crochet Pillows for Mandalas for Marinke

crochet mandala pillows

I was so excited to open this package and discover not only a terrific mandala but three additional mandala pillows. These will be great cushions for the section of the Mandalas for Marinke art show where I hope to be able to provide a sitting space for people who wish to craft at the event.

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Anonymous Crochet Mandalas for Marinke

Anonymous crochet mandala contribution to mandalasformarinke

These two crochet mandalas were contributed anonymously. They are each made using Wink’s standard crochet mandala pattern. I love how they seem to match each other so well even though they don’t use a lot of the same colors. The light green, white, light pink and blue that is in each of them is just enough to tie them together so that they reference one another.

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