This is where I am with the Spiro Mandala. I’ve just come to the end of the first ball of Moonstone, which I only mention as a reminder to myself, when I’m trying to calculate how much more yarn I might need in each colour.
Using Scheepjes Stonewashed in 4ply.
Colours used so far:
Moonstone, Rose Quartz, Citrine, Pink Quartzite, New Jade, Larimar, Amazonite,
Many thanks to Helen Shrimpton for the patterns and for giving her permission for me to share my amalgamation with you.
here is my Photo Tutorial.
My computer finally had to go to the hospital 😳 I do hope it’s going to be ok.
The photo was taken with the iPad and the colours have come out a little harsher than in reality.
doing my best on the iPad for a while.
What have you got on the go at the mo?
pop across to Nanacathy for a good old natter about all things yarny.
painting stars with yarn
to cover girls a-slumber
and bring sweet dreaming
I’m so excited to show you what I have done with the Scheepjes Stonewashed Yarn that arrived here this week. A Spiro Star at the centre of my second Mandala Madness, both patterns designed by Helen Shrimpton.
The colours are wonderful and slightly mottled, very restful to work with after the bright Stylecraft Special DK in my other crocheted mandala. I am really enjoying having both to go to for different moods and different times of day.
Even more exciting is that I have put together a photo tutorial showing how to marry the two patterns together. Helen has kindly given her permission for me to share it with you and I will do that tomorrow on W.I.P. Wednesday.
Little twirly happy dance!
and another skippy dance!
Tweeeeeeerrrrrrrrllllllll and skip …..
learning how to skip and type at the same time …….. * ……. ! ………^ …….. \ …. > ….
Stop – silly woman!
Eight pointed stars abound in the beginning of this project so I was able to sneak it in as this week’s One-a-Week Photo Challenge entry. Cathy and I have put a list together for the whole year so that you know what to look out for when you are out and about with your camera.
also joining in with Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge, prompt words: PAINTED and LADY
(Substituting ‘lady’ with ‘girl’)
Please leave a link to your POINT in the comments.
Now back to the pointy mandala, its’s hard for me to put it down.
Posted in Crochet, mandalas, Photo Challenge, poetry
Tagged haiku, Helen Shrimpton, Mandala Madness, One-a-Week Photo Challenge, Ronovan's Haiku Challenge, Spiro Star, Spiro Star Centre to Mandala Madness, weekly haiku challenge, weekly photo challenge
Celebrating Leycestra Formosa
Joining ‘In a Vase on Monday’ and Cee’s Flower of the Day.
I wish I could remember where this quote came from, I think it might be one of Tich Naht Hanh’s
Today we made flower mandalas
Little Miss M aged 4, with Granny taking orders and happy to be the artist’s assistant.
Master R, who wanted to make an edible mandala
Miss E, aged 9
Joining in with Cathy and the international Monday Garden Party that is ‘In a Vase on Monday’.