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Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket

Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket

FREE CROCHET ALONG (CAL)

Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket is a FREE CAL (crochet along) starting on the 5 July, with 2 parts released per week over 5 weeks.

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HOW A FREE CROCHET ALONG WORKS

  • The free pattern is released in 10 parts over 5 weeks starting on the 5 July 2022.
  • You will be able to download each part separately from my blog or from Ravelry.
  • The pattern will be available for free until the end of the CAL.
  • Click here to join my FB Group for pattern updates and pattern support.

DATES

Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket CAL Information – 17 June 2022
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Preamble – 24 June 2022
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 1 – 5 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 1 Print Friendly)
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 2 – 8 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 2 Print Friendly)
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 3 – 12 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 3 Print Friendly)
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 4 – 15 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 4 Print Friendly)
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 5  – 19 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 5 Print Friendly )
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 6 – 22 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 6 Print Friendly)
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 7 – 26 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 7 Print Friendly)
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 8 – 29 July 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 8 Print Friendly )
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 9 – 2 August 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 9 Print Friendly )
Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket Part 10 – 5 August 2022 (Melanie’s Mandala Baby Part 10 Print Friendly)

HOW TO ACCESS THE FREE CAL PATTERN

  • Your Ravelry library will be updated as each part is released. To access your updates you need not be logged into Ravelry, preferably via your PC, then update your library. Although Ravelry does send out pattern updates via email, these tend to end up in the spam folder.
  • Click here to download the pattern parts from Ravelry.
  • You will also be able to download each part separately from my blog, and I suggest that you download each part and save on an external device for safe keeping.
  • The entire pattern, excluding the pattern Preamble will have a print friendly version.
  • The links to the FREE CAL pattern will no longer work effective from the 12 August 2022 – you will be able to purchase the entire pattern from my online shops.

WHAT YOU WILL CROCHET

  • A baby blanket designed as a large mandala which is squared with a pretty border.

FINISHED SIZE

  • My blanket is 100 x 100 cm (39.37 x 39.37 inches) from edge of border to edge of border.

CROCHET SKILL

  • Adventurous beginner/intermediate crocheter.
  • The pattern has helpful hints along the way which are highlighted in purple and full pattern support.

TERMINOLOGY

  • US with metric sizes.

WHAT YOU NEED

  • I used 950 grams of Double Knit yarn and a 3.25 mm hook for my baby blanket.
  • Details will be included in the pattern Preamble which will be released on the 24th June 2022.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Easy to follow written instructions with step by step tutorial photos.
  • Full pattern support.
  • PDF document in 10 parts, with the CAL information and Preamble, available on my blog and from Ravelry.

YARN 

  • Details will be included in the pattern Preamble which will be released on the 24th June 2022.

PATTERN SUPPORT

HELPFUL TIPS & SHORT VIDEOS

Round 11 – how to make front post treble two together

Round 17 – stitch placement

Round 29 – stitch placement

Part 7 – stitch placement after round 51, before short row 1

TEST TEAM

  • A big thank you to my amazing, patient test team – I could not do this without your help, encouragement, and hours of hard work – you guys ROCK!

THANK YOU

Thank you for your support and I hope that you enjoy making Melanie’s Mandala Baby Blanket.

Hugs xxx

Melanie

COPYRIGHT © 2022

  • The pattern or any portion of it may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of the designer.
  • The design, pattern, and all images are the property of MandMCrochetDesigns.
  • The purchaser of this pattern may use it for personal use and/or charity.
  • Sales of the finished items (made by you and not commercial in quantity or production) are encouraged, and credit given to the designer would be most appreciated.

IMPORTANT NOTE

  • The FREE pattern will be available for the duration of the CAL so I suggest that you download and save the parts on an external device.
  • The full pattern, with the print friendly version will be available to purchase from my online pattern shops from the 12 August 2022.
  • Please respect the amount of time, effort and love that goes into each of my designs, and even if they are for free, please send your friends the link and do not send them the pattern.
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