Craft project: from Karin at Hampshire Libraries

Follow the instructions in this video to crochet a rainbow

Jun 4 2020

You will need

  • Yarn in red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple
  • Crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Craft needle
Read the instructions

To help you follow the instructions, Karin has used standard crochet UK terms:

  • ch – chain 
  • st – stitch
  • dc – double crochet
  • 2dc – 2 double crochet in the same stitch

 

  1. Using the purple yarn, ch 13
  2. Dc in the back of the 2nd ch from hook, continue doing 1 dc in the back of each ch., turn. [12]
  3. (Dc, 2dc) x6, change colour and turn [18]
  4. Dc in each st to end, turn [18]
  5. (Dc x 2, 2dc) x6, change colour turn [24]
  6. Dc in each st to end, turn [24]
  7. (Dc x 3, 2dc) x6, change colour turn [30]
  8. Dc in each st to end, turn [30]
  9. (Dc x 4, 2dc) x6, change colour turn [36]
  10. Dc in each st to end, turn [36]
  11. (Dc x 5, 2dc) x6, change colour turn [42]
  12. Dc in each st to end, turn [42] 13. (Dc x 6, 2dc) x6, fasten off and secure. [48] Fasten off and, using the craft needle, weave in all lose ends.

 

Let us know how you get on!