Crochet Rainbow is always a good idea! Today, in many cities, people are hanging the colorful symbols of hope and joy in their windows to show solidarity and unity. If you need a rainbow of your own and, let’s face it, we all evidently do, make use of the patterns we have found. They are so beginner-friendly and not that time-consuming at all. Gather colorful scraps of yarn you have left and spread the joy. You will surely put smiles on some faces! Check out these free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!
free crochet rainbow patterns
1. Rainbow Garland
Kirsten is a fan of rainbows and she often uses this colorway in her blanket designs. This time, however, her quick-to-make project will be the perfect choice for beginners. Gather leftover yarn ends from other rainbow projects and use them to make adorable rainbow garlands. As you can see, each rainbow could work as an applique, so don’t limit yourself to the bunting option.
Level: upper beginner Author: Kirsten Ballering
photo by Kirsten Ballering / ravelry.com
2. Rainbow Flower
Flowers and rainbows, two signs of new hope combined in one crochet pattern. How lovely is that? Golden Lucy Grafts has gotten us used to adorable little decors and appliques, right? Well, this one is as charming as the others and special in its own way.
Level: beginner Author: GoldenLucyCrafts
3. Hanging Rainbow
What a lovely crochet rainbow! We can’t even decide what the x-factor is here. The dense stitch? The pair of decent-sized, sweet appliques? The fabulous fringe? Make one yourself and let us know! Now, do you have some leftover yarn in your stash?
Level: beginner Author: Gillian Murray
Find this pattern on ravelry.com.
4. Rainbow Wall Hanging
How pretty is this crochet rainbow with a bobble stitch cloud? Irresistible, obviously! It is worked in the round as a whole circle and folded in half, so you can use this brilliant pattern to make a multicolor mandala as well.
Level: beginner Author: Claire Bentley
Take a look at this version of the lovely Rainbow Wall Hanging. Its brilliant author has modified the pattern by adding fluffy white pom-poms instead of the bobble stitch cloud. Which version suits your taste better? Why don’t you try them both?
Info about this version and the photos are on ravelry.com.
5. Crochet Rainbow
What colors will you use for your version of this crochet gem? A rainbow with fringe is what we all need in our windows, undoubtedly. Make one for your little ones’ room as well. Bright colors like that put everyone in good moods, undoubtedly!
Level: beginner Author: Carolina Damonte Knitting Sheep
Find this pattern on ravelry.com.
Many crafters have already recreated the pattern for this Crochet Rainbow with a fabulous fringe, but this version caught our attention in an instant. This design is vibrating with boho style and fresh energy! We admire the author’s creativity so much.
Info about this version and the photos are on Ravelry.
6. Rainbow of Hope
Crochet a bunch of rainbows for your family and friends, everyone needs a pick-me-up like that sometimes, without a doubt! All you need is a hook and a bit of leftover yarn in different colors. So convenient, right? These tiny gems can surely be used as keychains or lucky charms.
Level: beginner Author: Laura Sutcliffe
7. Rainbow Wall Hanging
Simple and adorable, our favorite combination! If you would like to make a lovely gift to someone close to your heart, a rainbow is always a great idea. And so is a handmade wall hanging! Just follow the instructions by Jessica Fishman.
Level: upper beginner Author: Jessica Fishman
8. Rainbow Applique
We all need this rainbow applique designed by GoldenLucyCrafts in our lives, trust us! We will surely be crocheting some as soon as possible. No matter if you want to spice up another project or enjoy these appliques by themselves, give this pattern a go.
Level: upper beginner Author: GoldenLucyCrafts