I just love the beauty of each of these 15 beautiful mandala crochet patterns. So much fun to make and so beautiful on your wall, couch or bed.
Mandalas are round or circular shapes of popular crocheting art that have long been popular with crocheters. It has also become a very fashionable shape nowadays, but mandalas have their roots in religions around the world and have a lot of spiritual meaning.
The mandala’s enduring popularity is not only due to how beautiful they are, but because of their meditative properties. The presence of mandalas, whether that be in the form of wall hangings or blankets, bring comfort and calm to many people.
Crocheting mandalas can also be a fantastic exercise in mindfulness, especially when there are so many patterns out there that can be easily created and are perfect for beginners.
Below, you’ll find the most beautiful mandala crochet patterns that are ideal for both beginners and advanced crocheters.
But, before you rush off and find a pattern to make, be sure to pin this to your favorite crochet crafts board on Pinterest so you can find it again later when you’re ready for your next project!
15 Beautiful Mandala Crochet Patterns
Free-Form Mandala Pattern
This is a basic how-to for making your own mandala, no pattern really required. However, there are some great pointers so that even a beginner can make a mandala without any trouble!
Source: The Spruce Crafts
Hexie Splash Crochet Mandala Pattern
This quirky and colorful hexagon mandala pattern is a super fun pattern to turn your hand too. You can experiment with plenty of different yarn colors to really put your twist on it, and it’s so fun and simple to make that you’ll soon be making another!
The recommended yarn is DK yarn and the recommended hook size is 4mm. The instructions are written in US terminology and the pattern is best suited for intermediate crocheters.
But for those still getting to grips with standing stitches, bobbles, clusters or popcorns, the photo tutorial can guide you through special stitches and techniques.
Lotus & Blossom Mandala Crochet Pattern
With photo highlights and written instructions, this pattern is easy and quick to make. Each row comes with a photo tutorial to make the process even easier and super simple to follow.
The recommended yarn for this pattern is made with a 3mm hook, and the finished size of the projects should be 75cm/29.5 inches from point to point for the Catona cotton pattern, and 70cm/27.5 inches from point to point for the Scheepjes Whirl pattern.
Graphite Overlay Crochet Mandala
This Graphite Mandala uses overlay crochet with a brioche look and its pattern contains pictures taking you through the process step by step. It may look like a daunting pattern but these instructions make it super easy!
Every round is worked with one color, and a new yarn is used at the beginning of every new round. There is no yarn cutting involved and no ends to weave. After every round the yarn is brought up to the next round on the wrong side, creating a small, floating trail of yarn at the back of the mandala.
North Sea Mandala
This is a small but beautiful mandala project that anyone could make. Beginner and advanced, these are so fun, you could make a million in no time for a fun blanket or table runner!
Source: Lilla Bjorn Crochet
Chakra Mandala in Rainbow Colors
Better suited for intermediate and advanced crocheters, this rainbow colored Chakra mandala crochet pattern is a 13-page PDF download available in English, Dutch, and Polish.
This rainbow Chakra mandala pattern is truly magical and mesmerising, drawing your eye to the middle point of the circle.
While it is aimed at intermediate and advanced crocheters, beginners with some crochet experience can also attempt it too. As long as you’re familiar with special stitches such as front and back post stitches and clusters then you can create this beautiful rainbow Chakra crocheted mandala!
Derived from the Elvish for ‘Crowned with Stars,’ the Elerrina Blanket is a stunningly beautiful heirloom piece named for the pretty star shape at its center.
This is a unique pattern, perfect for those who love to use different stitches and techniques throughout a pattern.
This pattern has 4 downloadable PDFs, one that contains a written tutorial while the other 3 PDFs are detailed photo tutorials with close-up photos, notes, and other tips and tricks. It’s best suited to intermediate and advanced crocheters.
Double Daisy Mandala Blanket Crochet Pattern
The Double Daisy Mandala Blanket is a beautiful pattern for your baby, or as a gift for any new parents. It can also be used as a table cover or table center decor, making it a truly versatile pattern.
The downloadable pattern is written in US terms, and the finished product should be 38-inches in diameter. It’s best suited to intermediate crocheters and contains special stitches such as Picot, cluster, and back post double crochet.
Hula Hoop Mandala
Make a beautiful wall hanging with a hula hoop, some yarn and a little bit of time. So much fun, I have to say, this is one fun idea!
Source: Cypress Textiles
Stained Glass Blanket Overlay Crochet Mandala
Resembling stained glass windows, this Stained Glass Wonder lap blanket consists of octagon-shaped mandalas made in overlay crochet and is joined by motifs in the shape of small squares, side triangles, and corner triangles.
The finished lap blanket should be 102cm (40 inches), while the full-size blanket should be about 136 x 170cm (53.5 x 67 inches).
Marigold Magic Mandala Crochet Pattern
You can learn to make two beautiful mandala crochet patterns with this tutorial for the Marigola Magic Mandala Crochet pattern, as it includes patterns for multi-colored yarn and gradient yarn cakes.
The gorgeous texture of this mandala crochet blanket is created by 53 ornate rounds, and each row has its own unique, stunning design. This beautiful pattern can be used as a throw, a tablecloth, or as wall decor.
Crochet Overlay Mandala No. 5
Using the overlay crochet technique (a technique found most often in cable and Aran crochet), this mandla has a symmetrical, textured design and will be approximately 28cm (15 inches) when finished.
This pattern comes with detailed instructions, taking you through each round of the mandla and each step is accompanied by at least one picture. The pattern is written in English using US terminology but the instructions can also be requested in German. Once you’ve purchased the pattern an instantly downloadable link will be sent via email.
Chakra Mini Mandala
These 7 chakra mini mandalas mirror the colors of the rainbow, coming in 7 colors of red, orange, yellow, green blue, indigo and purple. They also correspond to the seven chakras and make for a perfect wall hanging.
This pattern is intended for intermediate to advanced crocheters and the 13-page instructions come as a PDF download that is available in both English and Dutch. The pattern requires you to be familiar with special stitches such as clusters, front post stitches, invisible joins, puff stitches and standing stitches.
Sunny Mandala For Meditation
This Sunny Mandala also makes a great wall hanging, as well as a table decoration and can even be used during meditation or as a decoration for a fabric pillow cover. But however you use it this mandala is a beautiful, unique addition to your home and is sure to brighten up a room.
The tutorial for this pattern is 18 pages and is easy to follow. It contains step-by-step instructions written in English and with standard crochet abbreviations and US terminology. The instructions are also available in Dutch, and there are also plenty of pictures to guide you through the trickier steps.
This pattern is suited to intermediate crocheters as the pattern contains front post stitches. The size of the finished mandala will depend on what type of yarn and hook you use.
The colors used in the pattern are purple, yellow, brown, pale orange, green and turquoise, but you can mix it up and use whatever colors you like!