Basket of Rainbows Blanket

from Susan Carlson

Basket of Rainbows Blanket Pattern


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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Complete basic crochet stitches: ch, sl st, dc, sc,
  • Read a pattern is standard US terms

Pattern Description:

Take a simple textured stitch pattern that looks woven, add some colorful stripes and you've got The Basket of Rainbows blanket! It can be worked up in any dimensions you wish and with any number of colors.

Skill Level: Easy

The pattern includes:
--complete materials list including 20 colors used in sample
--stitch abbreviations and special stitches (FPdc and BPdc)
--clear written instructions (standard US terminology)
--a special notes section including a recipe for making a blanket any dimensions you wish
--a couple of additional pictures to help you

Due to the nature of patterns, this pattern may not be returned or exchanged. All sales are final. This pattern may not be redistributed or copied in any way.

Finished items may be sold, I just ask that you give credit to me, Susan Carlson at for the pattern.

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18 dc X 13 rows in pattern = 4in (10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sample Blanket = 32in (81cm) X 34in (86.5cm) after blocking


  • DK yarn in 20 colors (but you can use any weight or colors of yarn you wish)
  • G (4mm) hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry or yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

1840 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Stylecraft Special DK but you may use any yarn/weight of your choice


20 colors were used in the sample (outlined in the pattern) but you may use any number/color you wish

About Designer

About Designer

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Susan Carlson
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Salt Lake City, UT USA
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Cheerful, Creative, Crocheter and Collector of all things Colorful describes me to a C--er, I mean a T. My sweet, left-handed granny taught me (a righty) to crochet when I was but a youngster. My first project was a hideously long scarf for my dad. It seems I just didn't know when to stop--something my teachers told me in school, too! Although crochet and other craftiness have always been part of ...

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