My crochet time is a bit limited at the moment. It’s really sad but “real” work life took over a bit. So if you’ve been wondering what happened to my weekly squares they’re on the backlog at the moment. Still, that doesn’t mean that I’ve stopped participating in the CAL anymore, I’m just on a break as other things take over. One of those other things is this pattern I was allowed to test for Dedri :). As always Dedri provides you with super clear step by step pictures so you’re only going to see the “journey” my mandala underwent. I’m excusing the process pics but it was fully tested on my weekly train ride ;) Therefore there are no process pics for the bigger part of the Mandala. The light on the train was bad and I just had my phone with me….

Even though so far, I haven’t been a huge fan of mandalas (I like to crochet things with a “purpose” ;)) I found this pattern a bit “meditative” and it helped to relax from a stressful week at work.

Sophie's Mandala

So now onto the pattern:

Sophie’s Mandala by LookatwhatImade

It actually comes in 3 different sizes in case you want a smaller version as it is BIG!

I used for my version:

Stylecraft Special DK in Parchment, Pale Rose and Grape

and a 5 mm hook

as I was just pattern testing I let the colours “flow” while making it so if you like my colour changes here comes a little helper:

Round 1: Parchment

Round 2-4: Pale Rose

Sophie's Mandala

Round 5-7: Parchment

Sophie's Mandala

Round 8-9: Grape

Sophie's Mandala

Round 10: Pale Rose

Round 11-13: Parchment

Round 14-17: Grape

Round 18: Pale Rose

Round 19-20: Grape

Round 21: Parchment

Round 22: Grape

Round 23-25: Pale Rose

As I said I really enjoyed testing the pattern :) Now I just need to find a place for the mandala :)

Sophie's Mandala

It has the perfect size to be used as a table cloth ;) Just sad that it would cover up the lovely centre!

Sophie's Mandala
Sophie's Mandala

And now it’s time for you to hop over to lookatwhatimade and grab the free Sophie’s Mandala pattern :)

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Happy Crocheting!

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I’m San and I’m the voice behind Loopsan. I’m a scientist by day (oh-no nerd alarm ;-)) but at night I turn into a crafter with heart. I love to crochet, bake, travel, keep memories in photographs and love everything DIY.


  1. Elizabeth Burnett Reply

    Can this pattern b made into a rug? If so, how many rounds woyld I have to do?

    • San Reply

      It could be easily made up into a rug. Just double up your yarn as mentioned in the original pattern and go up with your hook size accordingly.

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