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Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #1: Mandala 2015

What better way to kick off the new year than with a new crocheting event!!! This Crochet.Community Creation will be a joint effort, with members voting on “the next row”, the next stitch pattern, to be used. The process will go like this:...

Crochet.Community Theme: Mandala

Mandalas .. what are they? Well, let’s head to Wikipedia to find out! “[it] is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism, representing the Universe. […] a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space, and as an aid to...

My Crocheting Journal #34: My Collaboration Mandala 2015

i am looking forward to the process and the end result of our collaboration. My mandala will be using, or starting with, yarn from my creations of 2014. My first row, my beginning, will be representing one of my favourites of the year…Yoda. ...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #113: SHOW US YOUR MANDALAS

Our 2015 Mandala is complete and now it is time to showcase your creation! How fascinating it is that we all used the same pattern, that we created ourselves, and yet everyone’s finished creation will be completely different! Thanks to...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #3: Row 2: suggestions

Ok… here we go! People have been busy planning their mandala re: colours, yarns, and hook sizes. Now we are ready to “get this party started” and our Mandala as well. We have the first row ROW 1: create a magic ring; 8 (DC, chain1 sets)...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #2: Suggestions For Yarns and Hook Sizes

There is already a big buzz about the Collaboration Mandala.. and lots of questions about yarn and hook sizes. Perhaps you would like to share your plans and/or your questions here in this discussion — for easy reference for others, especially...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #10: Row 4: Voting

Time to vote, everyone!!! This was an interesting week, wasn’t it? We kind of got stuck after the first suggestion, but we ended up with 4, so here you go: Option 1: Puff Stitch: yarn over, reach hook into the low-V single crochet in previous...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #57: Row 20: brainstorming

row 19 √ (don’t forget to show us your progress photo!!!) And, now, we are looking for ideas for “the next row”. Brainstorming will take place today through Thursday and voting time is Friday-Sun. Experiment with some options, take some...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #9: Row 4: Suggestions

With Row #3 voted on, we are now looking for suggestions for “the next row”. Suggestions will be posted today through Thursday and voting will start on Friday. Experiment with some options, take some photos and post your ideas ...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #1- Mandala 2015 #8: Row 3: Directions

Thanks to everyone for posting their row ideas and for voting. Idea #3 is our winner. ROW 3. *skip 2 stitches, single crochet in next stitch, skip 2 stitches, 7 double crochets in next chain, repeat around from * till there are 5 chains left...