Cute And Easy Crochet Rainbow Ideas

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Cute And Easy Crochet Rainbow Ideas
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Looking for a rainbow after rain is one of the favorite things we do, no matter our age. Rainbows are symbols of joy, hope and new beginnings. Especially now, when we face new challenges due to the vastly spreading illness, it’s very important to keep our head up and look to the future with hope.

These amazing crochet rainbows are really easy to make, so you can make a bunch of them in almost no time and on top of that, they require very little yarn, so those projects are a great way to use any leftover one you’re hiding somewhere in the corner of your home. Take a look at examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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Crochet Rainbow Hanging Decor – Free Patterns

1. Tuff Puff Rainbow Wall Hanging

This beautiful, colorful rainbow is so cheerful and happy looking! I’m pretty sure it will be a great wall decoration for your kiddos nursery or even your bedroom and living room! The best part is the texture, because it’s so chunky and soft!

  • DESIGNED by Heather Mann
  • PROJECT TYPE wall decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Tuff Puff Rainbow Wall Hanging

photo by WeCrochet / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

2. Happy Rainbow Wreath

This beautiful rainbow wreath holds its shape because of a sturdy foam base, that you will crochet the rainbow around. It’s a lovely, light project, that can stand on your windowsill or decorate your kiddos nursery. Very easy and fast to do!

  • DESIGNED by Jennifer Q
  • PROJECT TYPE wall decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Happy Rainbow Wreath

photo by Jennifer Q / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on jenniferq.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Crochet Rainbow

I love crochet rainbows, because they make such amazing decorations. for a room, because they are full of life and so cheerful! What’s more, this rainbow below is really simple to crochet, all you need is a few hours to complete it.

  • DESIGNED by Crafting Happiness
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet Rainbow

PHOTOS by Crafting Happiness / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on craftinghappiness.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

4. Rainbow Suncatcher

This beautiful window decoration is just stunning, it’s going to look amazing of your window or as a hanging decor in your children nursery, because it’s so fun and colorful, I absolutely love it! What’s more, it’s really easy to make.

  • DESIGNED by Paula Garrard
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow Suncatcher Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are here on Paula’s website. More info on Ravelry is here.

5. Rainbows for Refuge Wall Hanging

This amazing wall hanging decor is a tribute to all women and children that are affected by domestic abuse. May this rainbow be a symbol of hope and strength. This pattern is free, however, if you want to donate some money to the author, it will be donated to help those affected by abuse.

  • DESIGNED by Little Raincoat Creations
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbows for Refuge Wall Hanging Free Crochet Pattern

Download this free pattern from Ravelry here.

6. Boho Crochet Rainbow

This lovely rainbow has an amazing boho vibe to it. It’s so colorful and vibrant – just perfect for a window decoration or for your children nursery. Easy and very fun project. Enjoy!

  • DESIGNED by Sharon Murphy
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Boho Crochet Rainbow Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are here on Sharon’s website. More info is here on Ravelry.

7. Rainbow Wall Hanging

This amazing hanging rainbow is so boho and fun! Just look at these flowing colors, they look a little bit like a macrame, don’t they? Make this amazing decoration for yourself or as a gift.

  • DESIGNED by Stella Sharafi
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow Wall Hanging Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are here on Stella’s website. More info is here on Ravelry.

8. Silver Linings Hanger

This beautiful rainbow hanger will not only brighten your room, but will be also a symbol of hope and joy. What a lovely decoration to hang in a nursery or in your bedroom! Enjoy!

  • DESIGNED by Sandra Paul
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Silver Linings Hanger Free Crochet Pattern

Download this free pattern from Ravelry here.

9. A Crochet Rainbow

Windows decoration can really embellish your home decor and make the interior design really  consistent. This lovely rainbow is a symbol of hope, that will cheer up your whole family.

  • DESIGNED by Smugface Lazybones
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A Crochet Rainbow Free

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are on smugfacelazybones.wordpress.com. More info is here on Ravelry.

10. Happy Scrappy Rainbow

Bring some colors into your life with this amazing, vibrant wall hanging rainbow! It’s gonna make such a lovely addition to your kiddos nursery or just for your living room. Cute!

  • DESIGNED by Mary J Stephens
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Happy Scrappy Rainbow Free Crochet Pattern

Download this free pattern directly from Ravelry here.

11. Rainbow Showers

This adorable rainbow is one of the cutest nursery decorations there is. You can adjust it by changing the colors, who said that rainbow always have to be vibrant and colorful, right?

  • DESIGNED by Lisa Hooper
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow Shower Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about this free pattern and the photos are here on Lisa’s website. More info is on Ravelry here.

12. Rainbow of Unity

This stunning project pays tribute for all NHS workers out there who struggle a lot (it’s National Health Service in the UK). These rainbow represents unity and hope for everyone in those difficult times.

  • DESIGNED by Kerry Jayne Designs
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

The full article about this free pattern and the photos are here on Kerry’s website. More info on Ravelry is here.

13. Crochet Rainbow #Todoirábien

Who said that rainbows have to include all colors existing? You can make a more neutral version or one that resembles a stunning sunset. Hang it in your living room or bedroom to bring some lovely vibe.

  • DESIGNED by Carolina Damonte Knitting Sheep
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet Rainbow #Todoirábien Free Crochet Pattern

The full free video tutorial and the photos are here on YouTube. More info on Ravelry is here.

14. Rainbow of Hope

This little one will always remind you and your loved ones to never loose hope, because it’s one of the most important values in life. It will make a lovely key chain or a lucky charm to always carry with you.

  • DESIGNED by Laura Sutcliffe
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow of Hope Free Crochet Pattern

Download this free pattern from Ravelry here.

15. Rainbow Hanger

Learn to crochet a wall hanging with this beginner-friendly project. If you love the vibe of those cluttered rooms with a bunch of moody mementos, a piece like this will be a thoughtful addition to your collection. Plus, it’s a quick project that’s perfect for last-minute gifts. You can either go for the traditional rainbow colors or experiment with the palette, either way it will be stunning.

  • DESIGNED by Handmade by Dafne
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a crochet wall hanging with colorful rainbow tassels.

Photos by Handmade by Dafne / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on handmadebydafne.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Amigurumi Crochet Rainbows – Free Patterns

1. Rowena the Rainbow

Rowena the Rainbow is such a happy little rainbow, she will make everybody smile! She’ll be also very happy to watch the world from your window and smiling to the people passing by. It’s a cute little amigurumi project! Rowerka measures 13 cm (5”) from side to side and is 10 cm (4”) tall.

  • DESIGNED by Aphra Dowell-Jones
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rowena the Rainbow

PHOTOS by Aphra Dowell-Jones / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on clumsyunicorn.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

2. Brighten Your Day Crochet Rainbow Stuffie

Rainbows are always associated with hope and optimism. It is certainly what we need the most in these hard times. These lovely rainbows are very fluffy and squishy, you can make a great decoration for the nursery or living room out of them.

  • DESIGNED by Erin Black
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Brighten Your Day Crochet Rainbow Stuffie Free Crochet Pattern

Download this free pattern from Ravelry here.

3. The Pretty Rainbow

This little rainbow is made with quite original colors, but the result is just stunning. The combination of purple, orange and blue gives it a slightly boho vibe. Make a key chain or a lucky charm out of it.

  • DESIGNED by Emilie Bolduc
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
The Pretty Rainbow Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are here on Emilie’s website. More info is on Ravelry here.

Rainbow-themed Crochet Home Accessories – Free Patterns

1. Rainbow Coaster

If you’re looking for something cute to brighten up your room, these coasters might be just perfect for you/ They are very practical, easy to make and look just amazing. Great for a gift!

  • DESIGNED by DROPS design
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow Coaster Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are here on garnstudio.com. More info is on Ravelry here.

2. Rainbow Wall Hanging – pattern no longer free!

Subdued colors are perfect for a baby nursery, because they create a sweet and magical atmosphere. This amazing wall decor is going to make all the difference in your baby’s room. The combination of a popcorn stitch with loosely attached fringes makes it really fun.

  • DESIGNED by HaleyHandcrafted
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow Wall Hanging

PHOTOS by HaleyHandcrafted / Ravelry.com

Find this paid pattern on Ravelry page here.

3. Rainbow Pillow

Your crochet amigurumi characters deserve some rest and why not give it to them by crafting this adorable pattern by Tatyana Lebedenko. This small design is a perfect addition to any kid’s room, dollhouse or crochet collection. And if you love it so much that you wish to have one just for you, in proper adult size, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t recreate the pattern in a desired scale.

  • DESIGNED by Tatyana Lebedenko
  • PROJECT TYPE pillow
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Tatyana Lebedenko / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on Ravelry.

4. Rainbow Coaster

A simple yet very colorful rainbow coaster is an easy way to add some color to your everyday life. It will look great on a dining table, on your work desk or maybe even in the bathroom, protecting your sink from all those stains. However, the beginner pattern by Neirie Eggcat can also serve you as a symbol, as a manifest of your beliefs and motivations. Choose it as you wish, just make sure it’s properly pretty and cheerful.

  • DESIGNED by Neririe Eggcat
  • PROJECT TYPE coaster
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Neririe Eggcat / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on neriririe.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. Rainbow Garland

This easy-level crochet decoration is a great way to personalize the space around you or get your home ready for the party. This beginner-friendly crochet garland is sure to bring cheerful vibes to your home, no matter what the weather outside. The step-by-step crochet pattern for this piece is completely free and easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Kirsten Ballering
  • PROJECT TYPE garland
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow Garland

PHOTOS by Kirsten Ballering / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on haakmaarraak.nl, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. Rainbow Keyrings

If you have been looking for an easy crochet accessory that you can always carry with you, then learn how to crochet a key chain. It’s a simple handmade project that requires almost no background and can be finished in an hour. Plus, it brings good luck to the owner. Grab your hook and check out the easy-to-follow crochet pattern on the website.

  • DESIGNED by Leonela Cevallos
  • PROJECT TYPE decor
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Rainbow Keyrings

PHOTOS by Leonela Cevallos / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on dublinbaycrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. Rainbow

The crochet appliqués are super cute and great for brightening up anything. This little rainbow will look great on any bag or outfit. Easy to make, it is suitable for beginners and will help you learn some basic crochet techniques. The simple crochet pattern will help you every step of the way. Don’t be afraid to start, it will grow on you in no time!

  • DESIGNED by Olena Torbin
  • PROJECT TYPE appliques
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A person is holding a crochet rainbow.

Photos by Olena Torbin  / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

8. Crochet Rainbow Pillow

If you’re looking for something to brighten up your home, learn how to crochet an indoor cushion! This rainbow design features bright pastel colors and exudes soothing vibes. Designed with beginners in mind, it is a great way to practice and master basic crochet skills. Follow the free step-by-step crochet pattern and start crocheting today. It’s really that easy!

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations 
  • PROJECT TYPE pillows
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A baby is holding a crocheted pillow.

Photos by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

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