Crochet Rainbow Blanket Free Patterns

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Is anyone in the mood for rainbow crochet blankets? In today’s post, we want to show you that the rainbow is never out of style. What’s more, you can interpret them in so many modern ways!

Whether it’s an afghan made with squares or a classic striped blankie, the colors are eye-catching. My recommendations for Crochet Rainbow Blankets are suitable for upper beginners. Therefore, those of you who have basic experience with crocheting and want to try something new should certainly go for it.

Check out the free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Bubbly Pillows and One Color Crochet Blankets.

Free Striped Rainbow Crochet Blanket Patterns

1. A Step at a Time Baby Blanket

This rainbow baby blanket crochet pattern is a lovely classic. Rebecca chose six rainbow colors and arranged them in wide stripes. What makes them look so adorable is the addition of white in between, as well as a sweet scalloped edging. If you give it a go, please share the results on our social media pages!

Level: upper beginner Author: Rebecca Sinfield

pastel rainbow striped baby blanket

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2. Retro Stripes Baby Blanket

Rainbow patterns come in all shapes and sizes but take a look at Kim’s baby blanket – it’s quite unusual! You work this blanket crochet pattern in slim back-and-forth stripes of single crochet stitches. Not only does it look cool but also creates a warm and textured accessory. 

This free crochet pattern is definitely an interesting one, especially if you use self-striping yarn.

Level: upper beginner Author: Kim Guzman

colorful striped blanket in rainbow colors

photo by Kim Guzman /

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3. Double Rainbow Afghan 

Oh! This stitch is a keeper, evidently! We love all the decorative stitches of this kind, obviously, but this one truly stands out.

The author behind Crochet Me Lovely is a real artist. What colors will you use in your version?

Level: upper beginner Author: Crochet Me Lovely

Crochet Rainbow Afghan

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4. Lucie Blanket 

Rainbow stripes will cheer you up on any day! If you want to gift someone a handmade gift, follow the instructions by awesome designer Clare M.

It would be like gifting someone pure joy and an explosion of colors! 

Level: upper beginner Author: Clare M

Crochet Blanket

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5. Skittles Blanket

This simple striped blanket looks great in the colors of the rainbow. Take a look at this interesting stitch too, it evidently makes the design stand out. You certainly should save it in your library and use it in future projects.

Level: upper beginner Author: Susan Carlson

Baby Blanket

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6. Rainbow Baby Blanket

We simply can’t decide what the x-factor of this spectacular design is. Is it the delightful pastel rainbow border or the squishy, chunky texture? All we know for sure is that this is the definition of the match made in crocheters’ heaven!

Level: upper beginner Author: Erica Fedor

Rainbow Baby Blanket

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square rainbow blanket patterns

1. Magic Rainbow Baby Blanket 

The warm colors are surely blooming in this floral design, from the petals to the centers of the flowers. This is a very simple idea, you just have to plan all the color changes ahead. Try these free rainbow granny squares and look at this stunning border! 

Level: upper beginner Author: Tamara Kelly

Rainbow Baby Blanket

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2. Bear’s Rainbow Blanket 

This beginner-friendly project uses basic squares to create a lovely rainbow design. If you are familiar with chain stitches, single crochet and working in the round, this project is for you.

The addition of a white border around every square certainly makes the colors pop even more! Are you going to use warm or cool tones? 

Level: beginner Author: Purl Soho

Rainbow Blanket

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3. Rainbow Rows

A delightful blanket by Jackie Visser’s Crochet Designs! Spring is still quite far away in many parts of the world. However, we all need a splash of color in our lives.

This rainbow wonder will give you so much extra energy day by day. Check out the designer’s Instagram for more inspiration!

Level: upper beginner Author: Jackie Visser’s Crochet Designs

rainbow crochet blanket

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  1. I am trying to get your free crochet pattern for your Rainbow sky blanket shown on Pininterest
    But having no luck. It keeps talking about cookies being on and i checked and it is not. Kind of stressful for this old lady!

    1. Please click on the link under the picture on our website to download the pattern! Let us know if this helps!

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