Crochet Rainbow Blooms, Free Pattern + Video

Crochet Rainbow Blooms

These Crochet Rainbow Blooms are happy little flower motifs and are easy to make and work up in just two rounds!  Use them as an applique for lots of different projects or make a whole meadow of them!

Watch a video on how to make Crochet Rainbow Blooms stitch by stitch:


  • Worsted weight yarn (yarn shown is Red Heart Super Saver in “Cherry Red” “Perfect Pink” “Spring Green” “Lavender” “Orchid” “Turquoise” “Bright Yellow” and “Pumpkin”
  • J (6.0 mm) Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Note: Any yarn can be used for this pattern, check yarn label for recommended hook size for best results. Try experimenting with a variety of different yarn for a variety of looks and sizes!

Crochet Rainbow Blooms


  • Made with worsted weight yarn and J hook, each flower measure approximately 2.5 inches across.  Sizing will vary with different hooks and yarn.
Crochet Rainbow Blooms


Ch 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring.

Round 1: Chain 3 then work 11 double crochet into the center of the ring, Join to close round with a slip stitch.

Round 2: Chain 3 and in the first space, work (2 dc, then a sl st).  *Skip the next space.  In the next space work (3 dc, then a sl st) all in the same space.  Continue from * to end for a total of six petals.  Join to close round with a sl st.  Fasten off.

Crochet Rainbow Blooms


Weave in all ends and you’re finished!  Use as an applique for a tote bag, for the hair or even across a sweater for a unique look! You can also layer the flowers for a colorful effect.  Check out this project where I used two flowers stacked together, plus added some fun buttons to make super cute headbands! 

Get the project HERE!

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