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Relaxing Rainbow Crochet Blanket

By: Lucy from
Updated November 14, 2017
Relaxing Rainbow Crochet Blanket
Relaxing Rainbow Crochet Blanket
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If you're stressed about work or the holidays, try working up this Relaxing Rainbow Crochet Blanket. We can guarantee that you won't want to stop crocheting this afghan. The repetitiveness of the treble crochet stitches and different colored stripes will ease your stress in no time.

There's even a step by step tutorial with pictures if you need a little extra help. The bright colors will definitely put you in a better mood, too. Our point is that you need to relax with your hook and yarn.


Yarn Weight: (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

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This truly is a nice relaxing project. The only really stressful thing for me would be trying to figure out what color combination to use. Thats why I personally tend to stick with the tried and true. But since most pastels inherently go together, I may try working one up like that. Christmas or Halloween colors would be interesting, too. For a true Rainbow, I would pick primary and secondary colors.

Yes, I agree. This Relaxing Rainbow Crochet Blanket project will make you relax. The act of constantly changing the colors of yarn in this project will make you calm your nerves and develop patience. Yes, I agree that the bright colors will improve your mood and lift you up from whatever stressful situation you are at right now. You can follow your own color sequence not necessarily using the same ones in the picture. Go ahead, start this crochet project, it can help you de-stress.

Yep, looks like all of the colors of the rainbow are representing in this colorful crochet blanket. Love her close up and very detailed photos. This is very helpful to me for working the stitches. I wish more designers would take the time to do this also rather than to hastily post a pattern that is full of errors.

This is definitely a pattern to use up all the small amounts of yarn from other projects.

I love the bold and bright colors. They are so cheerful and uplifting. The main downside to working with lots of colors is lots of loose ends to sew in after the project is completed unless you do it as you go or work the ends in as your crochet hidden under other stitches.

This is beautiful! I feel less stressed by just reading her page and admiring the blanket. It IS very calming to crochet. That is how it is supposed to be. If it is not, then you are doing something wrong. I see that the rows alternate between straight double crochets and the cluster stitches. I love using so much color!

Has anyone heard of the thermostat blankets? For each day of the year, you crochet a row and the color of yarn you use is determined by the high temperature for the day. There are all kinds of different charts you can find online.

I am all about bright, bold colors. A rainbow design is great for anyone to snuggle up in.

I love this pattern too Christine! I also think this would be a great way to use up some of those scraps I've been saving for the perfect project!

I LOVE this pattern. It works up SO quickly. It looks great in any yarn, solid or variegated. It's also great because you can make it in any size you need! I made this one for my mom for this past Christmas and she loves it. It's so warm and snugly. I'd imagine it would look just as wonderful as a baby blanket too, in either pastels or bright rainbow colours. Have you made this afghan? What did you think? What colours did you choose?

I made this and really enjoyed the pattern the only thing was not crocheting in the last stitch of row five. I used my scrap yarn. It is so colorful. I don't have a photo I gave it away.


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