Dina Sengupta

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Crochet: Dress
The pattern is designed as two rectangles joined together, with a little bit of neck shaping. It can be used as a beach cover up or just for a summer evening out. The length is totally customisable.
Crochet: Bag - Other
The Port-a-Pouch is designed to hold the post-surgical drain bag specifically for cancer patients. I hope that the colourful bag brings some cheer to patients in an otherwise scary time. The pouch could also be used to carry the phone, keys, etc
Crochet: Coaster
This pattern requires a bangle or a ring of approximately 6cm (2.5”) diameter. the instructions are given for this sized ring. However the pattern also includes instructions for modifications of the size.
Crochet: Bookmark
The bookmark is designed to use up scraps of yarn. For the pattern to show, it needs at least two different colours- solids are best.
Crochet: Potholder
Using the Berry Stitch makes this hot mat quite thick and will protect your precious surfaces from hot dishes. The stitch looks like little pumpkins all in a row.
Crochet: Afghan block
The square may not lay flat while working on it. This settles while blocking. Although the sample was made with fingering weight yarn, this square can be made with any yarn. Check the projects for other ideas.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
The different textures of this blanket provide tactile stimulation to the baby. It is a functional design which limits the little fingers getting caught in the gaps.
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero
Filet crochet is one of the oldest crochet techniques which produces intricate patterns and pictures using just double crochets and chains. Traditionally Filet is worked with thread and a fine hook.
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
The Rika Beanie was designed as part of the Cancer Cozy Comfort FB Hop, organised by the Crochet Designer Communinty on FB. For anyone going through Cancer treatment, with all the rounds of hospitals and doctors, I am sure they long to be back home. The name Rika is the Japanese word for ‘scent of home’. The name is also derived from the names ...
Crochet: Coaster
The pattern uses simple sc and dc to create the Overlay Mosaic. The detailed instructions should be helpful even for beginners. The pattern is easily worked for both left and right handers.
Crochet: Coaster
Filet has an old world charm especially if made in classic colours. This coaster incorporates the Lacet Stitch which gives the autumn leaf the ‘eaten-away’ look. It is a surprisingly quick make- whip up a set to gift or even for your craft shows.
Crochet: Intimate Apparel - Other
Do you have a top that you love and the neck too deep for comfort? Do you just want to add a little extra to your top and make it look layered without the extra layer? The Mock-Cami is perfect for that. Buttons on to bra straps and covers just what is required. Make them in colours to match your outfits.
Crochet: Scarf
The pattern for Mo Dhaid Scarf, includes a variation for a cowl. The pattern is based on the Celtic Weave st which consists fptr and bptr while crossing over. It looks best when made with the solid colour or a shaded yarn. The pattern is adaptable for left handers too.
Crochet: Towel
Making the ordinary kitchen towel a little extra special. Makes it convenient to hang on a towel rail or the oven handle. You will never have to search for a crumpled wet towel ever again!
Crochet: Coaster
The coaster is designed with two colours but it could also be made in one colour. The finished piece is 3” across using the listed yarn. Use a different yarn and suitable hook and you will have a bigger or smaller coaster. Since you only need a total of about 15m of yarn, 10 m in colour 1 and 5 m in colour 2, this is a great stash buster. It wo...
Crochet: Afghan block
This is a 8”x8” afghan block as part of the Love and Joy 2021 blanket. It resembles the lights on the Christmas tree. It could be made as a single piece or used to make a cushion cover. It uses Worsted weight yarn and you will need approx 26m the deep green and 9 m each of the gold and deep red. The colours can be customised to suit your palette.
Crochet: Afghan block
This is a 8”x8” afghan block as part of the Love and Joy 2021 blanket. It could be made as a single piece or used to make a cushion cover. It uses DK weight yarn and you will need approx 18 m each of gold and deep green and about 9 m of deep red. The colours can be customised to suit your palette.
Crochet: Shrug / Bolero
This cape takes inspiration from the Taj Mahal - the iconic Indian monument with Persian influence. Mumtaz Mahal’s front-open style jackets, Noor Jehan’s anarkali, and the jali or lattice work of the Taj Mahal all lend themselves to the design of this cape.
Crochet: Kerchief
This is a triangular bandana. Simple and quick project. You can make it in a variety of colours to match each outfit. It works perfectly for those who wear a head covering at the time of prayer. The pattern is flexible in terms of sizing.
Crochet: Brimmed Hat
Ziba (zee-ba) is the Persian word for pretty. Celebrating both my Persian and millinery heritage, this is my second hat pattern.
Crochet: Beret, Tam
This beret pattern is adapted from a basic round. Adjustments can be made to adjust the amount of fall, allowing for customisation.
Crochet: Coaster
This coaster is worked around a ring/hoop. A candle/tea light/diya (Indian lamp) can be placed in the middle. It is a very quick make and though designed for the Indian Festival of Lights- Deepawali, it works perfectly for Christmas too.