Celebrate with these Colorful Crochet Rainbow Baby Blankets

These gorgeous colorful blankets are the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of a rainbow baby. These are blankets to treasure for years to come.


These gorgeous colorful blankets are the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of a rainbow baby. These are blankets to treasure for years to come.

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Crochet Rainbow Baby Blankets

Rainbow babies are extra special because they are born shortly after a losing another baby.

The rainbow symbolises hope after a storm.

If your friend is expecting a rainbow baby then any one of these crochet baby blankets would make a beautiful baby shower gift that she will treasure forever.

1 | Rainbow Baby Blanket with Lush Stitch

Rainbow Baby Blanket with Lush StitchThis gorgeous pattern has a leafy feel to it and uses 15 50g skeins in various colours to make the rainbow. There is a step by step tutorial as well as a video to show you how to crochet the lush stitches.
Rainbow Baby Blanket with Lush Stitch by LorenVerDolls

2 | Crochet Pattern Rainbow Ripples Baby Blanket

Crochet Pattern Rainbow Ripples Baby BlanketOr how about this gorgeous rainbow ripples blanket! This rainbow is made with 9 different colours using peaches and creme cotton or sugar and cream cotton. It’s an intermediate level pattern and you are welcome to make the blankets for sale as well as for yourself or as a gift.
Crochet Pattern Rainbow Ripples Baby Blanket by Joanna Martinez Crochet

3 | Vintage Rainbow Crochet Blanket

Vintage Rainbow Crochet BlanketFo a bit of vintage chic try this fabulous blanket that uses a simple block stitch. This blanket is easy to make and the pattern shows you how to make a baby blanket measuring 27in by 36in or a lap blanket which measures 41in by 55in.
Vintage Rainbow Crochet Blanket by Blue Ammonite Designs

4 | Crochet Pattern – Weeping Rainbows Blanket

Crochet Pattern - Weeping Rainbows BlanketThis blanket is a variation of the larksfoot stitch and works up really quickly. It is suitable for a beginner to make but has enough variation in the pattern that an experienced crocheter should still enjoy making it.
Crochet Pattern – Weeping Rainbows Blanket by Little Cosy Things

5 | Pattern for Rainbow Spiral Granny Blanket

Pattern for Rainbow Spiral Granny BlanketHave you ever made a granny spiral blanket before? If you want a show stopper of a baby blanket then this is definitely the rainbow pattern to try!
Pattern for Rainbow Spiral Granny Blanket by Pinky Roo

6 | Abacus Baby Blanket

Abacus Baby BlanketThis rainbow blanket totally does remind me of an abacus! If you’ve always skipped past patterns that use the bullion stitch because you don’t like working them you’ll be glad to know that this pattern uses a “mock bullion”. So it’s a joy to make as well as to look at!
Abacus Baby Blanket by Felted Button

7 | Rainbow of Stars Blanket Afghan Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

Rainbow of Stars Blanket Afghan Baby Blanket Crochet PatternThis beautiful blanket is worked up in squares, starting with the rainbow hearts. I’ve not seen anything like it before and I think any mother would love to receive it as a baby shower gift.
Rainbow of Stars Blanket Afghan Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern by Sew Baby Sew Store

8 | Geometric Prism Blanket

Geometric Prism BlanketSpeaking of unusual blankets, take a look at this prism design! Wow! It’s constructed by join as you go base triangle motifs with the top triangles attached to the base and then joined to each other. Don’t worry if you’ve never done anything like this before because there are lots of photos as well as the written step by step tutorial.
Geometric Prism Blanket by Felted Button

9 | Fairground, Granny Square Crochet Blanket Pattern

Fairground, Granny Square Crochet Blanket PatternThis pattern jumped out at me because of the more muted rainbow colours. It certainly has a vintage fairground feel to it and would make a beautiful heirloom baby blanket.
Fairground, Granny Square Crochet Blanket Pattern by Sew Happy Creative

10 | Rainbow Honeycomb Pattern

Rainbow Honeycomb PatternHow about a hexagon design for your rainbow baby blanket? It has a lovely texture and is suitable for a boy or a girl.
Rainbow Honeycomb Pattern by Stitched Up Craft

11 | Isak’s Blanket

Isak's BlanketIsak’s Baby Blanket is made up from colourful stripes in solid and lace stitches with a simple but effective woven stitch border. This is one of those patterns that you will want to make over and over again using different colour combinations! It’s quick to work up and fun to make, and gorgeous to look at!
Isak’s Blanket by My Rose Valley

12 | Beginner Friendly Rainbow Stripes Baby Blanket

Beginner Friendly Rainbow Stripes Baby BlanketThis rainbow stripes baby blanket pattern is so easy and quick to work up! It only uses the most basic of stitches(single crochet and slip stitch) and is the perfect beginner project. It will make a wonderful gift for new moms of boys or girls.
Beginner Friendly Rainbow Stripes Baby Blanket by Sewrella

13 | Floral Baby Blanket

Floral Baby BlanketThis blanket was inspired by “flower” doodles of a swirl with small leaves and is a wonderful heirloom blanket for a baby girl! The swirls for flowers are worked, arranged by colour, then squared and joined as-you-go before being bordered.
Floral Baby Blanket by Felted Button

14 | Rainbow Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

Rainbow Crochet Baby Blanket PatternThis pretty baby blanket features rainbow colours with heart details. You can work it up in bright rainbow colours or pale rainbow colours like in the photo. The pattern is quite complex so you’ll need some experience in reading patterns. It’s totally worth the effort though!
Rainbow Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Artisan in the Woods

15 | Continuous Granny Hearts

Continuous Granny HeartsAnd here’s another combination of rainbow colours and hearts, but a totally different blanket! If you like continuous grannies this is the pattern for you!
Continuous Granny Hearts by Addicted 2 the Hook

16 | Rainbow Confetti Blanket

Rainbow Confetti BlanketOh my! Just look at those tassels! This beautiful blanket is very easy to adapt to your own colour and yarn choices. It’s a simple pattern, designed to be made by a beginner but it makes an equally enjoyable and quick make for the more advanced crocheter.
Rainbow Confetti Blanket by Hook Twist

17 | Waikiki Wildflower Colorful Blanket

Waikiki Wildflower Colorful BlanketOur collection of crochet flowers is one of our most popular so when I saw this wildflower blanket I knew I just had to include it.
Waikiki Wildflower Colorful Blanket by Felted Button

18 | Rainbow Waffle Stitch Blanket

Rainbow Waffle Stitch BlanketThis crochet baby blanket features a rainbow stripe pattern using a waffle stitch. It has a fabulous texture and is a great choice for a boy or a girl. The pattern includes instructions to make a 35” x 37” baby blanket.
Rainbow Waffle Stitch Blanket by Amanda Crochets 22

19 | Neon Rainbow Funfair Pom Pom Blanket

Neon Rainbow Funfair Pom Pom BlanketOh my goodness! How amazing is this blanket! I love the funfair design with the rainbow coloured spots, and that pom pom trim! Wow! If you’re a confident beginner you should be able to handle this project. You need to know how to make the following stitches: chain, slip stitch, double crochet (US: single crochet), half treble crochet (US: half double crochet).
Neon Rainbow Funfair Pom Pom Blanket by Blue Ammonite Designs


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