17 Vibrant Rainbow Crochet Patterns

I thought that it would be fun to put together a collection of rainbow crochet patterns. I’ve rounded up a collection of plushies, sweaters, pillows, and more, all with a rainbow color scheme.

The patterns below would make great projects to create for yourself or to give as gifts to your friends and family members.

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1. Crochet Rainbow


This lovely crochet rainbow can be hung on your wall or window, adding a colorful touch to your home decor.

What I love about this pattern is that you can easily change out the rainbow color palette for any color palette of your choice. Get the crochet pattern from The Stitch Foundry.

2. Rainbow Stripes Baby Blanket


You can’t go wrong with a crochet or knit pattern from Ashleigh. All of her patterns are not only beautiful, but easy to follow, and this rainbow stripes baby blanket is no exception.

This baby blanket is not only easy, but it works up quickly, making it the perfect handmade gift for an upcoming baby shower. Get the crochet pattern from Sewrella.

3. Rainbow Smiles Striped Crochet Sweater


I love this rainbow smiles striped crochet sweater. Not only is the color pattern perfect, but I love the shape of this crocheted sweater.

This sweater is just beautiful and I’ve definitely added to my crochet queue. Get the crochet pattern from Dora Does.

4. Crochet XOXO Rainbow Pillow


This crochet xoxo rainbow pillow will add the perfect handmade touch to your home decor.

You can use these color palettes for your own pillow, or use them as inspiration for your own custom color palette. Get the crochet pattern from Haak Maar Raak.

5. Rainbow Sweater Pattern


If you’re looking for a crochet wearable, you’ll love this rainbow crochet sweater pattern.

The creator of this pattern also offers this as completed sweater if you’re interested. Get the crochet pattern from LM Handmade Boutique.

6. The Pretty Rainbow


I’m loving the color palette used for this tiny crochet rainbow plushy. Something like this would make a cute trinket to put on your bookshelf.

It would also make a great gift for children. Get the crochet pattern from Crochet Milie (no longer available).

7. Rainbow Pin Cushion


If you sew, I think you’ll love this rainbow pin cushion. This is an easy project that comes together quickly and makes a great gift for the crafter in your life.

You can you the gift receivers favorite colors when you crochet the pin cushion. Get the crochet pattern from Crafty CC.

8. Silver Linings Hanger


This silver linings hanger would make the perfect gift for the new parent in your life.

If you take a look at the projects for this pattern, you can see how others have decided to display their hanger. Get the crochet pattern from Sandra Paul on Ravelry.

9. Crochet Rainbow Unicorn Hoodie


I’ve actually made this hoodie for myself, without the unicorn hoodie part though, and using a different color scheme.

I used a self-striping yarn and didn’t worry too much about the stripes colors lining up. Get the crochet pattern from Relentlessly Purple.

10. Brighten Your Day Rainbow Stuffie


These rainbow stuffies are the cutest. They’re actually a bit larger than you would expect when looking at the picture below. Click through to the pattern to see what I mean.

The creator of this pattern said that they three propped in their front window to spread cheer. What a great idea! Get the crochet pattern from Erin Black on Ravelry.

11. Rainbow Plushy


This rainbow plushy will make a great toy for children and adults. I love the message behind the creation of this plushy too.

Make sure you read the content before the pattern too find out the designers motivation behind the creation of this rainbow plushy. Get the crochet pattern from The Cookie Snob.

12. Crochet Rainbow Romper


If you have a new baby in your life, this crochet rainbow romper would be perfect for your next crochet project.

This would also make a fantastic gift for the new parents in your life. I love the soft pastel rainbow colors used in this romper. Get the crochet pattern from Creativa Atelier.

13. Rainbow Storage Basket


This rainbow storage basket by My Poppet Makes is absolutely stunning.

The yarn is actually t-shirt yarn. I love the Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn. You can find the yarn here on Amazon. Get the crochet pattern from My Poppet Makes.

14. Rainbow Cake


Crochet amigurumi’s are some of my favorite things to make. They’re so cute, and I love using them as accessories on my bookshelves.

While this pattern is free, you will have to create an account on the Crazy Patterns website in order to gain access to the free pattern. Get the crochet pattern from Crazy Patterns.

15. Rainbows for Refuge Wall Hanging


How stunning are the colors used for this wall hanging? You can create this pattern using tassels or pompoms as you can see below.

Little Raincoat Creations states that this pattern is for beginners or the adventurous beginner. Get the crochet pattern from Little Raincoat Creations on Ravelry.

16. Rainbow Coaster


I’ve mentioned before how much I love crochet coasters. I’m a self-proclaimed coaster snob and I never sit a cup down without a coaster underneath it.

Crochet coasters are great because they are not only cute, but do a great job of absorbing liquid. Make sure you use cotton yarn for the best results. Get the crochet pattern from Drops Design.

17. Rainbow Suncatcher


Here’s another rainbow wall hanger I think you’ll love. This rainbow suncatcher would look beautiful hanging in your window on a sunny day.

It would also make a great gift for friends and family. Get the crochet pattern from Paula and the Puffling.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this rainbow crochet patterns roundup and that you’ve found a new project to add to your queue.

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I'm Tiffany, author of the 30-Day Drawing Challenge Workbook. I'm a crafting expert and writer with over 12 years of experience. I love sharing my passion for crafting, which includes crocheting, drawing, painting, and DIY projects.