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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.
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
This 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
Or 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
Fo 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
This 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
6 | Abacus Baby Blanket
This 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
8 | Geometric Prism Blanket
Speaking 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
10 | Rainbow Honeycomb Pattern
How 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 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
This 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
This 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
This 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
And 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
Oh 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
18 | Rainbow Waffle Stitch Blanket
This 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
Oh 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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