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  • Hello! Thank you so much for visiting me in the Attic, it's lovely to see you. My name is Lucy and I'm a happily married Mum with three children. We live in a cosy terraced house on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in England which we are slowly renovating and making home. I have a passion for crochet and colour and love to share my creative journey. I hope you enjoy your peek into my colourful little world x

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Claudia Smith

Hi Lucy, I just wanted to say how much fun I am having making these mandalas. Have you ever thought of putting them together to make a blanket?? I would love to figure this out if anybody has found a way would you please share it. Thank you and keep on making magic with your beautiful patterns.

Vangie

Hi. Thank you for your tutorial. BTW do you have a pattern for a bigger mandala like 24"? I need one to use on a wall.
Thanks!

Sue Phillips

Hi Lucy! Love your tutorials, how would you make it bigger .say for a cushion cover. X

Heather Anderson

Thank you I have made five of these now, two were for a wheelchair which looked so cool. The first one I followed your pattern, now I just go with the flow & make them up as I go. I love your page. Greetings from Christchurch, New Zealand

Sue

Hi - I love these (and everything else on your site!) and have made LOADS of them. They're going to be used for a one-off particular purpose, but after that I'd like to turn them into squares and make them into a big snuggly blanket. I just wondered if you have a how-to guide already worked out for that? My brain will find this a difficult task! Thank you!

Janet

Thank you for the beautiful pattern! Your posts are always so inspiring!
Just going to start this lovely one and am wondering how do you or anyone pick the colours to use? they are all so different yet go together beautiful!

Samera

Thank you! Such clear instructions, my first time following a pattern and it came out so beautiful. x

Jane Craig

Help! I have an acute case of Mandalitis! Is the only known cure to continue crocheting until one's hands drop off? Seriously Lucy, I simply adore this pattern. I've just finished number 1 and intend to keep going with different colourways until I have a set of 6 to be used as tablemats. Thank you for the wonderful and colourful inspiration your blog provides. I only started crocheting in September 2015 and am thrilled I found your blog via the Wool Warehouse website. Please keep up the good work in 2016.

Meghan

Hi! This is so beautiful, I am loving making it! Would anyone be able to help me get row 10 figured out? The pattern is amazing and super clear so far, but I'm having troubles wrapping my head around just that row for some reason!

Anna Riley

Absolutely one of the best tutorials on the web.I made one and will be making many more.
Thank you for sharing.

Catherine

This is bloomin' great for using up odd bits of yarn :) Love your blog - it always lifts my spirits. Please do a "Yarndale" show in the South one day.....not necessarily London....maybe Oxford or Bath??? You could re-name it YarnSpa!!

Yola Bergh

Doyou have a tutorial for a half hexagon?

amanda b

I just finished my first mandala! Thank you for the easy to follow instructions. Wish I knew how to post a pic :)

Rosie Barnfield

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152916882642039&set=ms.c.eJwzNDA0NbI0NLOwMDIzMTIwttQzRBKxMEcTsTDDUGOKJmJsYIEpgmaOsaEhSAQAOOAZSQ~-~-.bps.a.10152873150097039.1073741950.554127038&type=1&theater

Thank you for this - I kept going and made a spare wheel cover for my campervan! It has received many admiring glances. Rosie

kimmi

Hi Lucy,
I have been reading your blog for a while now and love all the wonderful items that you make. Being fairly newish to crochet I have picked up lots of tips and inspiration along the way, so thank you very much for sharing. I am also curious to know whether you have a copyright on your patterns that you share on your blog, especially the mandala wheel ? I have made few of these, slightly adapted them by adding beads, ribbons etc and gifted them to my friends, but have been asked if I could make some to sell ? Not sure what your thoughts are on this hence my question,and I hope you don't mind me asking ? Best Wishes Kimmi

Penny Cross

I want to make a really big mandala to fix round a hoola hoop. Not sure how to continue after row 12 so that it stays flat.

Lorraine Cooper

I love the beauty and complexity of your work, I am a 70s hippie chic so I am addicted to colour but love the monotone versions too. Thank you sounds very lame when you put so much work and love in to,each pattern. But thank you.

Anna Maria Esposito - Bari ( Italia )

ho ammirato il tuo mandala e ti posso confermare che sospeso nell'aria é molto bello. Io anni addietro e precisamente 2005 ho realizzato diversi lavori con i cerchi tra cui la natività che appendo ogni anno all'albero di natale. Mi piacerebbe farteli vedere se sei interessata.Comunque complimenti, sono una appassionata di lavori all'uncinetto e ferri e mi piace molto creare sempre cose nuove. Ultimamente mi sto appassionando al macramé ed ho realizzato dei porta piante.A risentirci. saluti dall'Italia e precisamente da Bari. Anna Maria Esposito.

Hilary

How do folks fix these to a wooden wall....am on a narrowboat.

I Trigonis

Thank you for sharing your beautiful mandala with us. I'm so eager to start making it.

Carolyn

I love your choice of colors they're so bright & cheery. I just recently started yo crochet again and love your mandala pattern. I've been stuck on granny squares which I love, but this is a lovely alternative. Thank you.

Yvonne!!!

Are you still looking for people to send you Mandela's if so where are we suppose to send them to?

viveka

after 4 r 5 rounds flattness of mandala gets disturbed n it turns to cylindrical. how to avoid this problem. plz help me friends...

Kat :)

Hiya,

Just wanted to say thanks :) I started crochetting about 3 weeks ago and your blog has really helped me along! Just finished my mandala based off your pattern (I winged it a bit in the end to make it bigger)and it turned out so good I actually put it up in the hallway. :)
You can see what it looks like in this tweet: https://twitter.com/Kongering/status/490551645601017856

Taciana Simmons

I'm about to make the last row and I loooooove it.... As you said its addictive and I think I will have to make more than one....I will post mine in my blog tomorrow :) thanks for the absolutely gorgeous pattern :)

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