Mandala Rays Coaster




Hello everyone. I love Mandalas. There is something very soothing about making them. I make tons each year, but I have never made my own design. I thought I’d give a try the other day, and this is what I came up with. Hope you like it.  


Materials


Yarn: Alize “diva silk effect” yarn, 100% Microfiber Acrylic (100 g), one skein of:
Rose 354 (A)
Cream 01 (B)
Light cream 62  (C)
Grey 355 (D)

Hook size 3 m.

Tapestry needle.



The coaster is about 10 1/8” (26 cm) diameter



The instructions are written in US terms




Intermediate level


Making the Mandala

With yarn B, make a magic ring.

Round 1: ch 4 (counts as dtr st), 35 dtr, sl st to 4th ch of first ch 4. (36 tr)

Round 2: (ch 3 and dtr2tog) in first 3 st, ch 5 * dtr3tog, ch 5, repeat from * to end of round, sl st to first 3dtr cluster, cut yarn.

With yarn A, join in any ch 5 space.

Round 3: ch 1 *(sc 1, hdc, dc, tr, ch 1, tr, dc, hdc, sc 1) in ch 5 space. repeat from *in each ch5 space.  sl st to first sc, cut yarn.

With yarn D, join in any ch 1 space.

Round 4: ch 1, sc in ch 1 space, ch 7, *sc in next ch 1 space, ch 7, repeat from * to end, sl st to first sc.

Round 5: sl st to ch7 space, ch 3, dc 8 in the same ch 7 space, * dc 9 in next ch 7 space, repeat from * to end, sl st to 3rd  ch of first ch 3, cut yarn.

With yarn C, join in 3rd  dc of any 9 dc cluster.

Round 6: (ch 3 dtr4tog), ch 4, tr in the 7th dc of the 9 dc cluster, tr in 3rd  dc of next 9 dc cluster, ch 4, * dtr5tog in the middle five dc of previous round, ch 4, tr in the 7th dc of the 9 dc cluster, tr in 3rd  dc of next 9 dc cluster, repeat from * to end, sl st first (ch 3 dtr4tog) cluster, cut yarn.

With yarn A, join in any ch 4 space to left of dtr5tog cluster.

Round 7: ch 1 *(sc, hdc, dc, tr, 2 dtr) in ch 4 space, (2 dtr, tr, dc, hdc, sc) in next ch 4 space, repeat from* to end, sl st to first ch 1, cut yarn.

With yarn D, join in between 2 scs over dtr5tog of round 6.

Round 8: ch 5 (count as dc and ch 2 space) and dc in the same st, ch 2, sc in tr of previous round, ch 2, sc in space after 2 dtr, ch 2, sc in tr of previous round, ch 2, *(dc, ch 2 dc) between next 2 scs, ch 2, sc in tr of previous round, ch 2, sc in space after 2 dtr, ch 2, sc in tr of previous round, ch 2,  repeat from * to end, sl st to 3rd ch of first ch 5, cut yarn.

With yarn C, join in any ch 2 space, right of (dc, ch 2, dc) cluster.

Round 9: ch 1, *sc in the ch 2 space, *9 dtr in ch 2 of (dc, ch 2, dc) cluster, sc in next ch 2 space, ch 7, sc in the next ch 2 space, repeat from * to end, sl st to first sc after last ch 7, cut yarn.

With yarn A, join in 5th dtr of 9 dtr cluster.

Round 10: (ch 4 ((counts as dtr)), dtr, ch 3, 2 dtr) in the same st, ch 3, sc in ch 7 space, ch 3, *(2 dtr, ch 3, 2 dtr) in 5th dtr, ch 3, sc in ch 7 space, ch 3, repeat from * to end, sl st 4th ch of first ch 4, cut yarn.

With yarn D, join in ch 3 space of (2 dtrc, ch 3, 2 dtrc) cluster.

Round 11: (ch 4 ((counts as dtr)), 2 dtr, ch 3, 3 dtr) in the ch 3 space, ch 4, (dc, ch 2, dc) in sc, ch 4, *(3 dtr, ch 3, 3 dtr) in ch 3 space, ch 4, (dc, ch 2, dc) in sc, ch 4, repeat from * to end, sl st 4th ch of first ch 4, cut yarn.

With yarn C, join in ch 3 space.

Round 12: (ch 4 ((counts as dtr)), 3 dtr, 1 picot st, 4 dtr) in the ch 3 space, ch 6, (dc, ch 2, dc) in ch 3 space, ch 6, *(4 dtr, 1 picot, 4 dtr) in ch 3 space, ch 6, (dc, ch 2, dc) in ch 3 space, ch 6, repeat from * to end, sl st 4th ch of first ch 4, cut yarn.

Weave in loose yarn and block the mandala.

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Comments

  1. Thank you for the lovely pattern, unfortunately the chart is almost invisible and unprintable.

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    1. I am sorry for the inconvenience, I'll try to fix the chart soon

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  2. Thank you so much for this pattern. I really love it.

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