This post contains instructions for squaring a mandala with a final-round stitch count of 160 stitches. Featuring the Kinship Mandala by Rhondda Mol and Part 4 of Sophie’s Universe by yours truly x
The Kinship Square is a marriage of Oombawkadesigncrochet’s Kinship Mandala and a modified version of Part 4 of Sophie’s Universe. It celebrates the friendships formed by stitching together across continents.
Sophie’s Winter Dream is a new colourway for the popular Sophie’s Dream blanket. Made in Scheepjes Whirl, it has all of the colour-changing fun without any of the hassle.
Maricopa Sun was designed by my dear friend Carolyn Robinson King. It celebrates the life of her brother, Gary, and his deep and abiding love for Arizona (USA).
Charlotte’s Sunshine Baby is a mashup of my Charlotte Square, the Sunshine Owl CAL by Vanessa Smith, and some additional rounds, created by Misty Babcock.
The Cosy Flower Rug uses three strands of yarn held together to create a sturdy fabric with a subtle ombre effect.
These ammonite wrist warmers are quick to make and easy to customise. The Bubble stitches yield a thick texture, perfect for winter.
As my eleven year-old told me: Not everything has to be complicated. Sometimes we need a simple project to keep our hands busy while our minds figure things out.
It’s always nice to have a scrap yarn pattern that is not only pretty but useful as well. With its vibrant colours and versatile nature, this Sophie pincushion ticks both boxes. Attach it to your wrist or use it as a scissor keep.
I am very excited to share my Banksia Baby Blanket with you. It is constructed using a simple three-round repeat. The border adds contrast’ both in colour and in texture.