25.4.16

Unicorn and Horse

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FINISHED SIZE: approx. 8-9 in / 20-23 cm tall



Materials:


- 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

- size G (4mm) crochet hook

- stuffing

- yarn needle




Abbreviations:


ch = chain

sc = single crochet

Inc = 2 sc in one stitch

Dec = sc2tog or invisible decrease

st / sts = stitch / stitches





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)

Round 6: (Sc next 2 sts, 2sc)around. (48)

Round 7: Sc around.

Round 8: (2sc, sc next 7 sts)around. (54)

Rounds 9-17 (9 rounds): Sc around.

Round 18: (Dec1, sc next 7 sts)around. (48)

Round 19: Sc around.

Round 20: (Dec1, sc next 6 sts)around. (42)

Round 21: Sc around.

Round 22: (Dec1, sc next 5 sts)around. (36)

Rounds 23-24 (2 rounds): Sc around.

Round 25: (Dec1, sc next 4 sts)around. (30)

Rounds 26-27 (2 rounds): Sc around.

Round 28: (Dec1, sc next 3 sts)around. (24)

Round 29: Sc around.

Round 30: (Dec1, sc)around. (16)

Add stuffing.

Round 31: Sc around.

Round 32: Dec1 around. (8)

Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.




HEAD


With Color C, 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)

Rounds 3-4 (2 rounds): Sc around.

Fasten off Color C. Attach Color A by pulling up a loop through last 2 loops worked.

Round 5: (2sc, sc next 2 sts)around. (24)

Round 6: Sc around.

Round 7: (Sc next 3 sts, 2sc)around. (30)

Rounds 8-9 (2 rounds): Sc around.

Round 10: (2sc, sc next 4 sts)around. (36)

Rounds 11-13 (3 rounds): Sc around.

Round 14: Sc next 12 sts, 2sc, sc, 2sc, sc next 6 sts, 2sc, sc, 2sc, sc next 12 sts. (40)

Round 15: Sc next 14 sts, 2sc, sc next 10 sts, 2sc, sc next 14 sts. (42)

Round 16: Sc around.

Round 17: Sc next 12 sts, (dec1)3x, sc next 6 sts, (dec1)3x, sc next 12 sts. (36)

Rounds 18-19 (2 rounds): Sc around.

Round 20: (Dec1, sc next 4 sts)around. (30)

Round 21: (Sc next 3 sts, dec1)around. (24)

Round 22: (Dec1, sc next 2 sts)around. (18)

Add stuffing. Continue to add stuffing until finishing off.

If you are using safety eyes, remember to attach them before going any further.

Round 23: (Sc, dec1)around. (12)

Round 24: Dec1 around. (6)

Fasten off and thread yarn through remaining sts. Pull tight and weave in ends.


EARS


Make 2.

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.)

Rounds 1-3: Sc around. (6)

Round 4: (2sc, sc next 2 sts)twice. (8)

Rounds 5-6: Sc around.

Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.



 

HORN


With Color E, begin with a magic ring, 4sc into ring. (If you don't like the magic ring technique, you can also begin with: ch2, 4sc in second ch from hook.)

Round 1: Sc around. (4)

Round 2: (Sc, 2sc)twice. (6)

Rounds 3-6 (4 rounds): Sc around.

Round 7: 2sc,sc next 6 sts. (7)

Round 8: Sc around.

Round 9: Sc next 4 sts, 2sc, sc next 2 sts. (8)

Round 10: Sc around.

Fasten off, leaving a length of yarn for sewing.


ASSEMBLY


Using the photos as a guide, sew legs and arms to body. (You may want to use pins to position the limbs before sewing them on.)

Sew head to body with the two “bumps” on the head facing up.

Sew the ears behind the two “bumps” on the head.

If making a unicorn, sew horn to the forehead between the ears.

Embroider nose, mouth and eyes.



 

For the mane


Attach mane (Color D) by cutting 2 lengths of yarn approximately 5 in / 12.5 cm long.

Pull all lengths of yarn through any stitch on the back of the unicorn's/horse's head. Then pull the lengths of yarn equal and tie in a knot.

Repeat following a line down the back of the head.

 

For the tail


Attach tail (Color D) by cutting 3 lengths of yarn approximately 5 in / 12.5 cm long.

Pull all lengths of yarn through any stitch on the back of the unicorn's/horse's rump.

Then pull the lengths of yarn equal and tie in a knot at the base of the tail.

7 comments:

  1. So cute! I can't wait to try out this pattern. Thank you for sharing it. :)

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  2. These little guys are even cuter in person!
    Pictures just don't do them justice! :)

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  3. can anyone tell me the aprox height of this?

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  4. I don't have these items anymore and I have a bad habit of frequently forgetting to add finished size measurements to the pattern. If I remember correctly, I think these were probably about 10-12 inches tall.

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  5. So very cute Hannah thankyou for sharing ��

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  6. So very cute Hannah thankyou for sharing ��

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  7. Thank you for sharing your neat patterns. Finishing up first unicorn. It's absolutely adorable.

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