Afghans & Blankets: Rainbow Baby Blanket Ideas

Rainbow colors are a great theme for baby blankets. These gentle hues are not only beautiful but also soothing and very appropriate to many different decors. Here are some ideas to use this theme in different ways to make wonderful baby blankets.

Meringue Stitch Blanket Free Crochet Pattern

The meringue stitch baby blanket is a light and airy, but highly richly blanket with a series of wonderful wavy edges on each of the squares. It’s particularly beautiful in the slightly pastel hues. Therich texture will be great for little hands to follow and explore. This will be a great gift for an expectant mother and, best of all, is appropiate to all kids.. A link to the free pattern is at the end of the post.

SkillsEasy        Designer:  FrancessBean

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Go to the pattern:

Fluffy Meringue Stitch Blanket


Suzette Stitch Rainbow Blanket

This stitch designed by a genius artist is going to look beautiful used not only for baby blankets but also for beanies, cowls and other kinds of winter accessories. Just look, doesn’t this dense structure resemble a meadow of tiny flowers? A link to the free stitch pattern is under the photo.

Skills: upper beginner Stitch Designer: Bella Coco Crochet

Go to the instructions for the stitch:

Suzette Stitch



Temperature Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

Who doesn’t love crochet blankets in the colors of slightly washed out, ombre rainbow? The colors, some pastel, some a bit bolder, blend into one another like a dream, creating a truly magical effect. This blanket will be perfect for a nursery or a romantic lady’s bedroom. The contrasting edging is an interesting detail too!

Go to the original pattern: Granny Stripes, more info about this version here.


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