Mandala Journey

I’m on day 8 of this Mandala spiritual awareness journey. I have just completed Round 34. Phew, those popcorns were frustrating. I had to take this apart 3 times to get it to work. At the beginning of my third attempt, I paused the video and counted the popcorns in the picture. That is where I discovered the popcorns were in clusters of 13 not 12, then 2 half double crochets, 5 single crochets on each side. Once I did it that way everything came together. Thank goodness for the picture. 🙂

Since we last discussed colors I’ve added black, pink, bright spring green and royal blue.  I chose black to invite mystery into my spiritual arena because things in my world were feeling very mundane.  I was looking at my pink hyacinths in the front flower bed and the new green leaves on the trees so I added those to my Mandala. I noticed how dark my buds were on my other hyacinths so I decided to add royal blue.  I decided to measure my progress at this point and on Round 34 it is 36 inches.

This is when I introduced the black, it really added a pop to the sunbursts.

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Round 34

This is where I added the pink, spring green and blue.DSC_0025

I’m looking forward to Part 5 with the interesting half moons and shell shapes. I’m thinking I am going to do the red again though I am not a huge fan of red just to keep the colors balanced in my Mandala.

Thank you for following me. I was so excited to see I’ve reached 101 followers.  Godspeed!

It’s All in a Nutshell Crochet Mandala Madness

 

 

2 thoughts on “Mandala Journey

  1. Oh Lyn this is so beautiful! The colors are so deep and rich. I love your color choice inspirations. I am on the same round as you are. I’m excited to be bringing some warm reds and oranges to my next few rounds. I’ll be spending time with my mandala this weekend. I have seen several of this mandala pattern and am always so delighted by the way it’s all the same pattern but the colors make every one of them so unique.

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  2. Lyn (and Tami) – I am sooooo excited with this project. I love that you are letting yourself respond to colors like the hyacinths, and that you are modeling persistence with problem-solving the popcorns. So fun! Thank you for sharing this! 🙂

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