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Rainbow – We are Staying Home! Free Crochet Pattern

Materials:

  • 6 mm crochet hook
  • recommended for the hook yarn (well, you know the colours)
  • scissors
  • sewing needle

Abbreviations:

  • ch – chain
  • st – stitch
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • dc – double crochet
  • dinc¬†– in this case: 2¬†double crochet in 1 st
  • (…) X 10 – repeat “…” 10 times

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The Pattern

Rainbow:

Note: every round starts with 2 ch which are not counted as a st in the pattern! First dc make in the same st as the ch. Turn after every round. Every round start with a new colour (first Round – violet, last – red).

Start with violet yarn.
24 ch + 2 turning st

Round 1: dc in the 3rd ring from the hook, dc in next 2 st, dinc in next st, (dc in next 3 st, dinc) X 5 (30)
Round 2: (dc in next 4 st, dinc) X 6 (36)
Round 3: (dc in next 5 st, dinc) X 6 (42)
Round 4: (dc in next 6 st, dinc) X 6 (48)
Round 5: (dc in next 7 st, dinc) X 6 (54)
Round 6: (dc in next 8 st, dinc) X 6 (60)
Round 7: (dc in next 9 st, dinc) X 6 (66)

Fasten off, cut the yarn.

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Cloud (make 4, use white yarn):
15 ch
Round 1: 6 dc in the 3rd ring from the hook, dc in next 11 st, 6 dc in next st (the st will go around the ch), dc in next 11 st, sl st (34).
Round 2: dc in next st, dinc in next 4 st, dc in next 13 st, dinc in next 4 st, dc in next 12 st, sl st (42). Fasten off and cut the yarn (for two of the 4 clouds leave a long tail for sewing). Weave in short tails.

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Sew the two pairs of clouds together inserting the ends of the rainbow inside.

Finished! Now you can hang it on your balcony or in the backyard and others will see that you are staying home!

Stay home, be safe and take care!

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Did you like to crochet with this tutorial?
Have a look at my other patterns, maybe you will find something you like there!

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