FREE Easy Knit Rainbow Knitting Pattern

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This little knitted rainbow is quick and easy. It is made as a circle from the outside in and then folded in half when finished.

Made with oddments of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet double knitting yarn. 3mm single pointed needles were used.   It is about 8cm at the widest when finished. You will also need a little toy stuffing.

Abbreviations : k – knit. st – stitch. tog-together.

Rainbow – Make 1

With red, cast on 88 sts
Knit 1 row
Next: (k6, k2tog) to end (77 sts)

Change to orange
Purl 1 row
Next: (k5, k2tog) to end (66 sts)

Change to yellow
Purl 1 row
Next: (k4, k2tog) to end (55 sts)

Change to green
Purl 1 row
Next: (k3, k2tog) to end (44 sts)

Change to blue
Purl 1 row
Next: (k2, k2tog) to end (33 sts)

Change to indigo
Purl 1 row
Next: (k1, k2tog) to end (22 sts)

Change to violet
Purl 1 row
Next: (k2tog) to end (11 sts)

Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight.

Fold the piece in half. Sew down the row ends of the rainbow and add a little toy stuffing to the centre. Then sew the red edges together.

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3 thoughts on “FREE Easy Knit Rainbow Knitting Pattern

  1. April Shaw says:

    This is a very therapeutic pattern to do as it just appears as I knit. I love how the first few knit rows give the rainbow stability then the stocking stitch stripes and decreases make it soo real.
    A very easy follow pattern and a very realistic finish.

  2. vg says:

    Hi, you do this so it gives a bit of stability to the edge when you sew it. This is optional and do it how you would like.

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