Welcome back for Part 2 of the Mandala Blanket Crochet Along! This week we will be changing the direction of our square and adding some pretty shell textures.
You can find all the details for this crochet along HERE.
Pictured below is the full blanket.
Mandala Crochet Blanket ~ Part 2
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Worsted weight yarn (I used Caron Cakes)
H/5.0 mm hook
Pattern notes & stitches to know
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
shell – 5 dc in same stitch
· written in US terms
· ch 1 does not count as sc
· ch 2 does not count as hdc
· I did color control all 4 of the shell sections. I made sure they were all the same color.
· Approx finished size: 12.5” ea side
Watch the video tutorial for Part 2 below
Join yarn to the rightmost single crochet (right after a shell stitch) on one side
Row 1: ch 1, sc in same stitch, *skip 1 stitch, shell in next, skip 1 stitch, sc in next* repeat from * to * 3 more times to the last sc of that side (4 shells, 5 sc)
Row 2: ch 2, turn, *sc in 3rd dc of shell, shell in next sc* repeat from * to * across, ending with sc (3 shells, 4 sc)
Row 3: ch 2, turn, *sc in 3rd dc of shell, shell in next sc* repeat from * to * one more time, ending with sc (2 shells, 3 sc)
Row 4: ch 2, turn, sc in 3rd dc of shell, shell in next sc, sc in 3rd dc of shell (1 shell, 2 sc)
Repeat pattern on each side.
Rejoin yarn to the 3rd dc of a corner shell
Round 1: ch 2, 2 hdc in same stitch, *hdc in 2 dc, hdc in sc, 2 hdc in ch-2 space, hdc in 3 dc, hdc in sc, 2 hdc in ch-2 space, dc in sc, hdc in dc, sc in 4 dc, sc in sc, sc in popcorn, sc in sc, sc in 4 dc, hdc in dc, dc in sc, hdc in 4 dc, 2 hdc in ch-2 space, hdc in sc, hdc in 3 dc, hdc in sc, hdc in 2 dc, (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) in next dc* repeat from * to * around to first stitch, (2 hdc, ch 2) in first stitch, join to first hdc with sl st (172)
Round 2: ch 2, *hdc in each stitch to ch-2 space, (hdc, ch 2, hdc) in ch-2 space* repeat from * to * around, join to first hdc with sl st (180 hdc)
Do not fasten off.
See you next week for Part 3!