Sunny Day Mini Mandala – Free Pattern

I’ve got a super cute and simple free crochet mandala pattern for you. Like my other mandala design that I released recently, this one is 7 rounds and uses dk weight yarn. A quick and easy project that looks especially lovely mounted in a hoop. Let’s dive in and start the Sunny Day Mini Mandala:

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**I would love see your own creative spin on colours and how you’ve made it unique. Tag me on Instagram (@sweet_bee_crochet) to show off your finished piece!**

Notes:
– Pattern is written in US terms
– This pattern takes very little yarn. You may choose to make your mandala one solid colour or alternate throughout the rounds.
– Cluster refers to the set of stitches, stitched into a chain space. Specifically in rounds 4 and 6

Materials Needed:
– DK weight yarn, up to 7 colours if desired. (I used Scheepjes Colour Crafter)
– 3.5mm hook
– Yarn needle
– Scissors

Stitches:
CH – chain
SS – Slip stitch
SC – Single crochet
HDC – Half double crochet
DC – Double crochet
TR – Triple crochet

Pattern:
With your first colour, begin by making a magic circle OR ch 3 and slip stitch into your beginning ch to form a loop.

Round 1:
– Ch 3 (will represent 1 dc, ch 1).
– Into your circle, create 1 dc followed by ch 1 (9 times).
– Ss into the 2nd ch of your beginning ch 3.
Fasten off.
[10 dc, 10 ch 1 spaces]

Round 2:
– With your next colour, begin in any ch space by joining with a ss. Ch 1.
– In this space and each each ch space, place 1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc.
– Ss into the top of your beginning sc.
Fasten off.
[20 sc, 10 ch 1 spaces]

Round 3:
– With your next colour, begin in any ch space by joining with a ss. Ch 1.
– In the same space and into each ch space around, make 1 sc, ch 4.
– Ss into the top of your beginning sc.
Fasten off.
[10 sc, 10 ch 4 spaces]

Round 4:
– With your next colour, begin in any ch space by joining with a ss. Ch 1.
– Into this ch space and each ch space around, make 5 sc.
– Ss into the top of your beginning sc.
Fasten off.
[10 clusters of 5 sc stitches]

Round 5:
– Begin in any sc cluster by skipping the first two sc.
– Into the third sc, join your next colour with a ss followed by 1 sc into the same stitch.
– *Ch 5. Skip the next 4 sc and place 1 sc into the next stitch.*
– Repeat from * to * 9 more times.
– Ss into the top of your beginning sc.
Fasten off.
[10 sc, 10 ch 5 spaces]

Round 6:
– With your next colour, begin in any ch space by joining with a ss. Ch 1.
– Into this space and each ch space around, make 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
– Ss into the top of your beginning sc.
Fasten off.
[10 fan clusters]

Round 7:
– With your final colour, begin in the back loop of the first sc of any fan cluster with a ss.
– Create 1 ss into the back loop of every stitch within the fan cluster.
– Ss into the top of your beginning ss.
Fasten off.

I hope you enjoyed this pattern! If you are looking for more fun and simple crochet projects, please check out the “Free Patterns” section of my blog. You can also find me on Ravelry for free .pdf versions for easy printing.

Happy crocheting!

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