April 25, 2016

Special 5th Anniversary Pattern: Unicorn and Horse




Special 5th 

Anniversary 

Pattern: 


Unicorn & Horse


Today marks the 5th anniversary of the FreePatternsByH blog, so I've created a special pattern to commemorate 5 years of free patterns!




Materials:
-size G crochet hook
- Worsted Weight yarn: Main Body Color (Color A), Hoof Color (Color B), Contrast Color (Color C), Mane and Tail Color (Color D), Horn Color (Color E), plus yarn for embroidering the eyes and face
-stuffing
-yarn needle


The following is a list of the colors I used to make the examples in the photos for this pattern.

Brown Horse:
Red Heart Super Saver; “Warm Brown” (Color A: Main Body Color), “Grey Heather” (Color B: Hoof Color), “Buff” (Color C: Contrast Color, Color D: Mane and Tail Color), “Coffee” (for embroidering the eyes and face)

Unicorn:
Caron One Pound; “White” (Color A: Main Body Color), “Off White” (Color C: Contrast Color)
Red Heart Super Saver; “Grey Heather” (Color B: Hoof Color, and used for embroidering the eyes and face), “Bikini” (Mane and Tail Color: Color D), “Gold” (Horn Color: Color E)


Instructions:

Arms:
Make 2.
With Color B, begin with a magic ring, 8sc into ring. (If you don't like the magic ring technique, you can also begin with: ch2, 8sc in second ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (16)
Round 2: (Sc, 2sc)around. (24)
Rounds 3-5 (3 rounds): Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off Color B. Attach Color A by pulling up a loop through last 2 loops worked.
Rounds 6-8 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around.
Round 9: (Dec1, sc)around. (16)
Rounds 10-21 (12 rounds): Sc in each sc around.
Add stuffing.
Round 22: (Dec1, sc) to last 2 sts, dec1. (10)
Round 23: Dec1 around. (5)
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.

Legs:
Make 2.
With Color B, begin with a magic ring, 8sc into ring. (If you don't like the magic ring technique, you can also begin with: ch2, 8sc in second ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (16)
Round 2: (Sc, 2sc)around. (24)
Rounds 3-5 (3 rounds): Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off Color B. Attach Color A by pulling up a loop through last 2 loops worked.
Rounds 6-8 (3 rounds): Sc in each st around.
Round 9: (Dec1, sc)around. (16)
Rounds 10-15 (6 rounds): Sc in each sc around.
Add stuffing.
Round 16: (Dec1, sc) to last 2 sts, dec1. (10)
Round 17: Dec1 around. (5)
Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.

Body:
With Color A, begin with a magic ring, 6sc into ring. (If you don't like the magic ring technique, you can also begin with: ch2, 6sc in second ch from hook.)
Round 1: 2sc in each st around. (12)
Round 2: (Sc, 2sc)around. (18)
Round 3: (2sc, sc next 2 sts)around. (24)
Round 4: (Sc next 3 sts, 2sc)around. (30)
Round 5: (Sc next 4 sts, 2sc)around. (36)