Joana's Border - overlay crochet by Tatsiana

Joana's Border - overlay crochet

April 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
3.25 mm (D)
1148 - 1203 yards (1050 - 1100 m)
The size of the finished border depends on the yarn and hook you use. The whole circle (with central Joana’s Mandala) is approx. 85cm (34”) large across.
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This pattern is available for $4.00 USD buy it now

Please, note that this pattern is for Border ONLY. You can use it to enlarge Joana’s Mandala or any other circle with 246 or 248 sts on the last round (this border works well for Dandelion Mandala as well)

You can find the pattern for Joana’s Mandala HERE.

You will get a discount if you buy both Joana’s Mandala and Joana’s Border patterns. You should put two patterns in your cart. This promotion is also valid in case you’ve bought the Joana’s Mandala pattern before. Please, put two patterns to your cart and get your discount.

Please, note that you should put ONLY TWO patterns to your cart to get this discount!

This border pattern was designed to enlarge existing Joana’s Mandala. But it can also be used for any mandala with 248 sts on the last round. And it will perfectly suit Dandelion mandala as well.
Using this border, you can crochet a medium-sized throw or rug - for example for meditation.

The border is made in Overlay Crochet technique. This easy to follow pattern (9 pages) is written for one size. It contains step by step full written instructions in English using standard crochet abbreviations and US terms (stitch guide is given in the pattern). It also contains lots of pictures explaining all the tricky and difficult places.

Please, read more about this design HERE.

Crochet level: Intermediate (front post stitches are used in this pattern).


  • Yarn in three colors. I used yarn “Stone Washed” by Scheepjes: shades 801, 804 and 813. But you can absolutely use more colors if you wish!
  • Crochet hook 3.25 mm (D) or the size that will give an acceptable gauge.
  • Scissors and Tapestry needle to weave the ends in.

I will be happy to see pictures of your finished mandala in my Ravelry group HERE.

There are two copies of the pattern offered to download: one is very detailed with many pictures, and second copy is printer friendly (with written instructions only and no pictures).

I have a permanent SALE in my Ravelry shop. Please, note, this sale WILL NOT COMBINE with other promotions. So if you would like to get a discount as listed below - please, don’t use any coupon codes at the checkout.

You will get 10% off if you buy 3 patterns (you should put 3 patterns to your cart),
You will get 12% off if you buy 4 patterns (you should put 4 patterns to your cart),
you will get one pattern of $3.50 for FREE if you buy 5 patterns (you should put 6 patterns to your cart).

An original LillaBjörnCrochet Design. Copyright 2014-2016. All rights reserved.

This pattern is for personal use only. It cannot be sold, redistributed or edited in any way. You can sell your finished products, but you cannot use my pictures to promote them. And please always credit me as a designer with the link to this pattern. Thank you!