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Rainbow Colors in Red Heart Yarns

by Margaret Eckman

Rainbows are a big trend! Whether you are making something for a rainbow baby or want to celebrate your identity, we have all the colors of the rainbow just for you. We've put together some selections of colors to help you pick out the perfect colors, no matter your project.

Options are given for some of the colors, so you can make sure to choose the colors that work best for you and your project.

For colorful rainbow patterns to crochet and knit, see our Rainbow Collection blog.

ROYGBIV Rainbows with the traditional 7 colors
Expanded Rainbows with more color options
Six-Color Rainbow for a simpler palette
Single-Yarn Rainbows for yarns with a rainbow in each skein

ROYGBIV Rainbows

These rainbows stick to the classic ROYGBIV colors of the rainbow: Red, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Indigo, and Violet.

Super Saver Traditional

319 Cherry Red
319 Cherry Red
254 Pumpkin
254 Pumpkin
324 Bright Yellow
324 Bright Yellow
672 Spring Green
672 Spring Green
886 Blue
886 Blue
5851 Denim
5851 Denim
528 Medium Purple
528 Medium Purple

Super Saver Light Shades

724 Baby Pink
724 Baby Pink
726 Coral
726 Coral
322 Pale Yellow
322 Pale Yellow
668 Honeydew
668 Honeydew
381 Light Blue
381 Light Blue
347 Lt Periwinkle
347 Light Periwinkle
579 Pale Plum
579 Pale Plum

Super Saver Dark Shades

376 Burgundy
376 Burgundy
256 Carrot
256 Carrot
321 Gold
321 Gold
368 Paddy Green
368 Paddy Green
385 Royal
385 Royal
387 Soft Navy
776 Dark Orchid
776 Dark Orchid

Baby Hugs Medium

4909 Ladybug
4909 Ladybug
4255 Orangie
4255 Orangie
4201 Sunny
4201 Sunny
4625 Sprout
4625 Sprout
4825 Bluie
4825 Bluie
4801 Blueberry
4801 Blueberry
4538 Lilac
4538 Violet

With Love

1909 Holly Berry
1909 Holly Berry
1252 Mango
1252 Mango
1201 Daffodil
1201 Daffodil
1601 Lettuce
1601 Lettuce
1805 Bluebell
1805 Bluebell
1814 True Blue
1814 True Blue
1542 Aubergine
1542 Aubergine

Soft

9925 Really Red
9925 Really Red
4422 Tangerine
4422 Tangerine
4616 Lemon
4616 Lemon
4420 Guacamole
4420 Guacamole
4545 Peri
4545 Peri
9820 Mid Blue
9820 Mid Blue
3720 Lavender
3720 Lavender

Classic

912 Cherry Red
912 Cherry Red
245 Orange
245 Orange
230 Yellow
230 Yellow
686 Paddy Green
686 Paddy Green
848 Skipper Blue
848 Skipper Blue
853 Soft Navy
853 Soft Navy
584 Lavender
584 Lavender

Expanded Rainbows

These rainbows include the ROYGBIV colors but also include extra colors and several shades of colors.

Super Saver

724 Baby Pink
724 Baby Pink
718 Shocking Pink
718 Shocking Pink
376 Burgundy
376 Burgundy
319 Cherry Red
319 Cherry Red
390 Hot Red
390 Hot Red
254 Pumpkin
254 Pumpkin
3251 Flame
3251 Flame
726 Coral
726 Coral
256 Carrot
256 Carrot
321 Gold
321 Gold
320 Cornmeal
320 Cornmeal
324 Bright Yellow
324 Bright Yellow
235 Lemon
235 Lemon
322 Pale Yellow
322 Pale Yellow
668 Honeydew
668 Honeydew
625 Guava
625 Guava
672 Spring Green
672 Spring Green
368 Paddy Green
368 Paddy Green
389 Hunter Green
389 Hunter Green
520 Minty
520 Minty
381 Light Blue
381 Light Blue
885 Delft
885 Delft
886 Blue
886 Blue
5851 Denim
5851 Denim
387 Soft Navy
579 Pale Plum
579 Pale Plum
528 Medium Purple
528 Medium Purple
776 Dark Orchid
776 Dark Orchid

With Love

1914 Berry Red
1914 Berry Red
1909 Holly Berry
1909 Holly Berry
1252 Mango
1252 Mango
1207 Cornsilk
1207 Cornsilk
1201 Daffodil
1201 Daffodil
1601 Lettuce
1601 Lettuce
1621 Evergreen
1621 Evergreen
1803 Blue Hawaii
1803 Blue Hawaii
1805 Bluebell
1805 Bluebell
1505 Peacock
1505 Peacock
1814 True Blue
1814 True Blue
1801 Navy
1801 Navy
1530 Violet
1530 Violet
1542 Aubergine
1542 Aubergine
1541 Grape Jam
1541 Grape Jam
         

Soft

9925 Really Red
9925 Really Red
5142 Cherry Red
5142 Cherry Red
4422 Tangerine
4422 Tangerine
4616 Lemon
4616 Lemon
4420 Guacamole
4420 Guacamole
9522 Leaf
9522 Leaf
4545 Peri
4545 Peri
9851 Royal Blue
9851 Royal Blue
9820 Mid Blue
9820 Mid Blue
4604 Navy
4604 Navy
3720 Lavender
3720 Lavender
3729 Grape
3729 Grape
 

Classic

912 Cherry Red
912 Cherry Red
902 Jockey Red
902 Jockey Red
245 Orange
245 Orange
253 Tangerine
253 Tangerine
230 Yellow
230 Yellow
676 Emerald Green
676 Emerald Green
686 Paddy Green
686 Paddy Green
1270 Golden Yellow
1270 Golden Yellow
848 Skipper Blue
848 Skipper Blue
853 Soft Navy
853 Soft Navy
584 Lavender
584 Lavender
     

Soft Baby Steps

9702 Strawberry
9702 Strawberry
9200 Baby Yellow
9200 Baby Yellow
9630 Lime
9630 Lime
9620 Baby Green
9620 Baby Green
9505 Aqua
9505 Aqua
9800 Baby Blue
9800 Baby Blue
9802 Deep Sky
9802 Deep Sky
9590 Lavender
>9590 Lavender
9536 Light Grape
9536 Light Grape
         

Baby Hugs Medium

4724 Pinkie
4724 Pinkie
4704 Happy
4704 Happy
4909 Ladybug
4909 Ladybug
4258 Peachie
4258 Peachie
4255 Orangie
4255 Orangie
4201 Sunny
4201 Sunny
4625 Sprout
4625 Sprout
4562 Aloe
4562 Aloe
4830 Pool
4830 Pool
4820 Sky
4820 Sky
4825 Bluie
4825 Bluie
4801 Blueberry
4801 Blueberry
4538 Lilac
4538 Violet
 

Six-Color Rainbow

This simplified rainbow collection only includes six colors.

319 Cherry Red
319 Cherry Red
254 Pumpkin
254 Pumpkin
324 Bright Yellow
324 Bright Yellow
672 Spring Green
672 Spring Green
886 Blue
886 Blue
528 Medium Purple
528 Medium Purple

Single-Yarn Rainbows

These multicolored yarns, including ones from several different color effects, let you have most or all of the rainbow colors in one skein of yarn.

950 Mexicana
in E300 Super Saver

3954 Primary Stripes
in E300 Super Saver
3939 Blacklight
in E300 Super Saver

3957 Neon Stripes
in E300 Super Saver

4965 Favorite Stripe
in E300 Super Saver
4961 Preppy Stripe
in E300 Super Saver

3930 Jellybeans
in E840 Heart & Sole
536 Passionata
in 154 Aunt Lydia's Classic 10
       


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Rainbow Colors in Red Heart Yarns