Across the country, colourful rainbows are popping up in windows as a sign of hope to communities and a way to say thank you to NHS workers. In these unprecedented times, the knitters and crocheters of the world have also responded by whipping up colourful creations to display in their homes.
We adore the cheerful look of a rainbow-themed colour scheme and believe the rainbow trail should not stop with window displays! So here we present a colourful array of rainbow-themed makes that are so adorable, by the time quarantine ends your house will be a festival of cheerful shades!
A colourful mobile is the perfect way to add something cute and colourful to a baby’s room. We love the inclusion of a rainbow in this crochet pattern, if you wanted to go “full rainbow trail” you could just make a mobile of rainbows! Download the FREE pattern here
Bundle up your baby in Susie Johns’ colourful knit! Worked in seven striking rainbow shades, this pattern is perfect for novice knitters who are looking for a challenge. Download the FREE pattern here
Cosy up under a rainbow! Jackie Carreira’s granny stripes design is eye-catching and fun to create. Dig out all the colours from your stash to make it as bright and bold as you dare! Download the FREE pattern here
For your window
Crochet a colourful rainbow to hang in your window and spread hope to your community. We love the tassle detail on this design. Download the FREE pattern here
Little ones will adore wearing this adorable apron while helping you in the kitchen. The sheep details are just baa-riliant! Download the FREE pattern here
Crochet pots in all the colours of the rainbow and make your home super-organised too! Corrine Bradd’s design will add a springtime pop of colour to any room. Download the FREE pattern here
Our rainbow striped bear is the perfect cheerful project to work on right now. Once finished he could sit on the window sill to wave at passers-by or would make a colourful addition to a child’s bedroom. Download the FREE pattern here
Knit the rainbow
If knitting is your thing, here’s a knitted version of a rainbow you can hang in your window. Spread a little joy to those walking past with this cute pattern you could whip up in an evening. Get the FREE pattern here
Rather than blending in with his surroundings, Heather Gibbs’ chameleon stands out! Starting with the flat base for the body – this ensures he’s sitting comfortably – and with his feet and tail acting as stabilisers, he won’t fall over. Download the FREE pattern here