05 Jan Free crochet mandala pattern with tshirt yarn
This free crochet mandala pattern with tshirt yarn is perfect for using up leftover tshirt yarn! It works up quickly and is a great project for beginners. This mandala can be used as a coaster or hot pad, or you can make a larger one to use as a wall hanging. Keep reading for the full pattern and video tutorial.
Mandala patterns are popular right now, and for good reason! Because they are fun to crochet and can be used to create beautiful and useful pieces of art. In this blog post, I am going to share a free crochet mandala pattern that uses t-shirt yarn. Using tshirt yarn to crochet mandalas is ideal because the fabric is bulky, allowing you to finish a mandala in an hour or less. Additionally, tshirt yarn is made entirely of cotton and can be heat-resistant enough to use as coasters, placemats or hot pads. So if you’re looking for a quick and easy crochet project, this pattern is definitely worth checking out!
What yarn do you use to crochet mandala?
Choose your t-shirt yarn, I used tshirt yarn from my store knitznpurlz. It’s a premium quality tshirt yarn with even edges throughout its length, so you’ll have a beautiful crochet mandala. When it comes to t-shirt yarn, you want to make sure that you are investing your time and money in the best product on the market. That’s why I choose t-shirt yarn from my store, knitznpurlz. This t-shirt yarn is made from premium quality materials, so it’s guaranteed to produce even edges throughout its length for a finished product with professional-level results. Whether you’re crocheting a unique basket or a vibrant t-shirt yarn rug for your family room, each strand of t-shirt yarn will be consistent and of the highest standards. So if you’re looking for t-shirt yarn that lasts through multiple washings and use, as well as providing you with beautiful and even edges, knitznpurlz is the place for you!
What do you use crochet mandala for?
Crochet mandalas are a versatile art form, so it can be used for many decorative purposes. Crochet mandalas can be used to make any number of items. From coasters and placemats to rugs and hot pads, besides crochet mandalas can transform ordinary things into something unique and eye-catching. That’s why they are perfect for adding color and design to any home or office. Furthermore, crochet mandalas can make excellent gifts – they are beautiful, customizable, and comparatively inexpensive. All things considered, crochet mandalas can even help foster inner calm; crocheting round loom shapes has been known to relax both the mind and body in stressful times. For those looking for an artistic outlet with practical benefits, crochet mandalas offer a wonderful way to craft something special and useful!
How do you crochet mandala with tshirt yarn step by step for beginners
Is crocheting mandalas easy? Certainly! As the matter of fact, all it takes is a bit of creativity, a crochet hook, and some colorful tshirt yarn to get started. Mandalas make for an easy and simple crochet pattern that’s ideal for beginners. Additionally, the fast crochet pattern means you can whip up one of these stunning creations in no time at all. Firstly, select your favorite tshirt yarn colors, you’ll need 3 colors. Secondly, you’ll also need to create a magic circle as the center point for your mandala and then single crochet 6 in magic ring, slip stitch to first single crochet . Must be remembered that each round has its own stitch pattern variation to make your mandala interesting. Further you can find full description of the pattern down below. Creating mandalas may look tricky, but with practice comes perfect stitches! Now get ready to show off your wonderful new creation – it’ll look great as decor on a dining table without a doubt!
- Grab a downloadable pdf add-free pattern with even more instructions and photo illustrations in one format.
- Find all the gorgeous colors of t-shirt yarn of equal thickness and knot-free throughout its length in Knitznpurlz shop
- Don’t have time now, Pin it for later.
- Get it on Ravelry
Free crochet mandala pattern with tshirt yarn
Skill Level: Easy
Crochet Hook: 9mm, M13
Yarn: T-shirt yarn (weight 6 / super bulky weight), 100 yds (91 m) / 326 g (11.5oz)- color A– 75 yds (69 m), color B – 44 yds (41 m), color C – 18 yds (17 m). I used t-shirt yarn from my shop KNITZNPURLZ
Gauge: 2 St = 1” and 1 Row = 1” in dc (your gauge may depend on the thickness of your yarn, so you may have to decrease or increase the size of the hook to match the gauge).
Measurements: 18” diameter
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
sl st – slip stitch
You can also try other free crochet patterns using tshirt yarn:
- Crochet planter pot basket free crochet pattern
- Summer bag easy crochet pattern
- Rectangular crochet basket free pattern
Note: The mandala is worked starting at the center. Ch at the beginning of the row counts as a st. Change colors at the end of the round by finishing off sl st with a new color.
With color C make a magic ring, ch1.
Round 1: Sc 6 in magic ring, sl st to first sc. Tighten the ring by pulling the tail end.
Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in the same st as ch, ch 1, (1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc, ch 1) in each st around times. Sl st to ch with color B. Cut color C. (23 sts)
Round 3: Ch 1 continue starting in the same st as ch (1 sc in ch-space of previous round, ch 2) around 12 times. Sl st to ch with color A. Cut color B. (37 sts or 12 ch-spaces)
Round 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in the same st as ch, ch 1, (3 dc in sc st of previous round, ch 1) around 11 times. Sl st to ch with color C. Cut color A. (48 sts).
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in the same st as ch, ch 3, (1 sc in ch-space of previous round, ch 3) around 11 times. Sl st to ch with color B. Cut color C. (49 sts or 12 ch-spaces)
Round 6: Ch 3, (1 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, ch 1) in ch-space of previous round, ( 2 dc, 1 ch) twice in each ch-space around. Sl st to ch with color A. Cut color B. (72 sts)
Round 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as ch, ch 2, sk ch-sp and next dc, (sc in next dc, ch 2, sk ch-sp and next dc) around, sl st to ch with color C. Cut color A. (73 sts or 25 ch-spaces)
Round 8: Ch 1, (1 sc, ch 2 in each ch-space of previous round) around 23 times. Sl st to ch with color B. Cut color C. (73 sts or 23 ch-spaces)
Round 9: Ch 3, 2 dc in the same st as ch, (3 dc in ch-space of previous round) around 24 times. Sl st to ch with color C. Cut color B. (75 sts)
Round 10: Ch 1, ((1 sc, ch 2) in the center dc of each 3dc group) around 25 times. Sl st to ch. (76 sts or 25 ch-spaces)
Round 11: Ch 3, (1 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in ch-space of previous round, ((2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in ch-space of previous round) around 24 times. Sl st to ch. (175 sts)
Finish off and weave ends.
I hope you enjoyed this free crochet mandala pattern for beginners using tshirt yarn. To that end, I love how colorful and chunky it turned out, and I think you will too! If you don’t have any tshirt yarn on hand, make sure to get some so you can make your own. Thanks for reading and happy crocheting!