Today I release the first of three parts that are Triptych Mandalas. In this first part we complete the smallest of the three mandalas and we make a start on the medium and large mandalas. Voor Nederlands, zie aub DEZE post.
- Triptych Mandalas General Information
- Triptych Mandalas on Ravelry
- PDF Pattern on Ravelry
- PDF Pattern on It’s all in a Nutshell SHOP
- Video tutorials in one YouTube playlist – RIGHT HANDED
- Video tutorials in one YouTube playlist – LEFT HANDED
- **Triptych Mandalas Yarn Kits**
- 3.0mm hook
- English Facebook group: Scheepjes International Group
- Dutch Facebook group: Scheepjes Nederlandse Groep
- Social Media #itsallinanutshell
You will need 6 colors of Scheepjes Catona (50g/125m) yarn and 3 mandala rings to make your Triptych Mandalas. I have designed 3 colorways as a suggestion to give you an idea of what your mandalas could look like. The colorways are Forest Fern, Blue Moon, and Rainbow Bright. You can find the colors and yarn amounts per colorway HERE.
You will also need 3 rings to finish the mandalas. You will need rings with diameter 40cm (16″), 25cm (10″) and 15cm (6″). We make the mandalas using a 3mm crochet hook.
Scheepjes Catona yarn is available from many beautiful Scheepjes retailers, including Wool Warehouse (UK/Int) and Caro’s Atelier (NL/EU).
I also have yarn kits available for all 3 colorways of Triptych Mandalas in my shop. The mandala kits include everything you need to make these mandalas including the pattern, yarn and the mandala rings.
Triptych Mandalas Part 1 – Pattern
Triptych Mandalas Part 1 – Video Tutorials
The left handed and right handed video tutorials for Triptych Mandalas are available on my YouTube channel. Please note that these videos are in US Terminology. I appreciate that these mandalas are a little tricky from time to time and I hope the videos make it possible for everyone to make these mandalas.
What if your mandalas don’t fit in the ring?
The mandalas are designed to be approximately 10% smaller than the rings they go into. This means the small mandala is 13cm before it goes into the 15cm ring. If your small mandala is larger than 13cm/5inches, replace the dc stitches of Round 8 with hdc stiches, or even sc stitches if needed. If your small mandala is smaller than 13cm/5inches, replace the dc stitches of Round 8 with tr stitches. All these stitches are US Terminology. If you make these changes for the small mandala, also do this for the medium and large mandalas.
Full pattern in one document
The pattern for Triptych Mandalas is available for free in 3 parts on my blog. If you prefer to have the pattern as one document, you can purchase the pattern on Ravelry or in my SHOP for a small fee.
We will make these 3 mandalas during a short 3-week make along. The project will be hosted by Scheepjes in the English and Dutch Facebook groups. You can join these groups if you need any help, or want to share your work. I will be in the groups as much as possible to help you with any questions you might have, and to admire your beautiful mandalas.
If you would like to share your mandalas, use the hashtag #itsallinanutshell to help me find it on Facebook or Instagram. You can also share your work in my It’s all in a Nutshell Crochet Nuts Facebook group or tag me in one of your posts.
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