Rainbow Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

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This beautiful, timeless pattern will be perfect both as a bedspread or a nursery blanket. An eye-catching pattern in a shape of shells alternating with rainbows, it makes for one of the most unique textures among afghans. Although the rainbow hues are very characteristic for this pattern, you can try more neutral colors, like in a blue palette. A link to a free pattern is at the end of the post.

Skills: Intermediate    Designer:  Sonja Wyant

Rainbow Afghan Free Crochet Pattern


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Go to the pattern:  Rainbow Afghan or see Batsiaf’s project and Flingo’s project

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  1. Marion A Arel says:

    it is beautiful

  2. Marge Epich says:

    How do you get the free patterns?

  3. @Marge Epich
    If you look closely under all the advertisements it says in a blue hyperlink: Go to the pattern: Rainbow Afghan. If you are having a hard time finding it here you can go to the web page it is featured on @ https://www.craftingranny.com/?page_id=139
    She has it posted for free!
    I just started mine last night. The only difference I noticed in the pattern is that I chose to do the color opposite of craftin granny as here red was at bottom of the rainbow and I wanted it flipped.

  4. KAYE WALTON says:

    may I have the free pattern for the crochet rainbow Afghan blanket , I would like to crocket it for my Granddaughter
    for her birthday.
    Regards Kaye

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