Mindful mandala

Lace doilies + 21st-century update = mandala magic!


Mindfulness is having a fashion moment, appearing everywhere from social media to supermarkets. Now you can practise perfect presence as you protect your furnishings, with this beautiful mandala table mat. Made up in 2ply yarn, the finished piece has a delicate and lacy appearance, while the colour-clash neon shades prevent the doily from looking too twee.


To hook up this fantastic pattern, you’ll need:

Scheepjes Maxi Sweet Treat (100% cotton, 25g/140m) in Delphinium (113), Garden Rose (251), Green Yellow (245) and Willow (395)

A 2.25mm (US B/1) hook

Stitch markers

For yarn stockists contact Scheepjes at www.scheepjes.com/en


You’ll find the full pattern, yarn quantities and measurements for this mandala inside issue 86.

Simply Crochet issue 86 is available as a digital edition, for Apple phones and tablets, Android phones and tablets, the Barnes & Noble Nook, and to read through Zinio as PDFs. Click here to find the right version for you.