Free Crochet Pattern…Rainbow Blooms!

These happy little flowers are easy to make and work up in just two rounds!  Use them as an applique or make a whole meadow of them!

Rainbow Blooms

By Jennifer Dickerson

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  • 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.


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


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

Round 1: Ch 3 then work 11 dc into the center of the ring, Join to close round with a sl st.

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.


Weave in all ends and you’re finished!  Use as an applique or layer for a colorful effect.  Check out this project where I used the flowers, plus some buttons to make fun headbands! 

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Click below to watch a video on how to crochet a Rainbow Bloom stitch by stitch:

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