Lily’s Crochet Unicorn & Pony Pattern

Lily’s Crochet Unicorn & Pony Pattern

Lily’s Unicorn / Pony Pattern

  1. Materials and Resources

Below is a list of everything you will need to make this unicorn/pony

  • Knitcraft in the Zone – 100g balls in any colours you choose (you need 40g of the main colour and 25g of the contrasting colour, so 2 100g balls will get you a couple of unicorns/ponies)
  • 4mm hook
  • Stuffing
  • 2 x 10 mm Saftey Eyes
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch marker
  1. Stitch List

Below is a list of all the stitches (and their abbreviations) featured in this series of patterns.  All terms used are American.

  • Sc – single crochet
  • Ch – chain
  • Sc inc – sc increase
  • Sc dec – sc decrease
  • Hdc – half double crochet
  • m/c – magic circle
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • MC – Main colour
  • CC – Contrasting colour
  1. Notes

Here are a few handy tips to help you with the pattern.

  • There is no specific gauge for the pony/unicorns just work as tightly as possible
  • The pattern uses join as you go techniques, for horns, limbs and ears. The head and hair are sewn to the unicorn.
  1. Pattern

Ears – Make 2 in MC

Row Instruction Stitches
1 4 sc in m/c 4
2 (sc, sc inc) x 3 6
3 Sc around 6
Sl st and cast off

 

Horn – Make 1 in CC

Row Instruction Stitches
1 4 sc in m/c 4
2 (sc, sc inc) x 3 6
3-6 Sc around 6
Sl st and cast off

 

Head – starting in CC

Row Instruction Stitches
1 6 sc in m/c 6
2 (sc inc) x 6 12
3-5 Sc around 12
Change to MC
6 Sc around 12
7 (sc, sc inc) x 6 18
8 Sc around 18
9 (2 sc, sc inc) x 6 24
10-12 Sc around 24
13 (UNICORN ONLY) 14 sc, attach horn with 3 sc, 7sc 24
13 (PONY ONLY) Sc around 24
14 Sc around 24
15 11 sc, attach ear with 3 sc, 4 sc, attach ear with 3 sc, 3 sc 24
16 Sc around 24
Attach eyes between rows 11 and 12 in line with the centre of the ears
17 (2 sc, sc dec) x 6 18
18 (sc, sc dec) x 6 12
Stuff head
19 (sc dec) x 6 6
Sl st and cast off.   Sew in ends and set head aside.

 

Legs – Make 4 starting in CC

Row Instruction Stitches
1 6 sc in m/c 6
2 (sc inc) x 6 12
3-4 Sc around 12
Change to MC
5 Sc around 12
6-13 Sc around 12
Sl st and cast off, stuff legs

 

Body – In MC

Row Instruction Stitches
1 6 sc in m/c 6
2 (sc inc) x 6 12
3 (sc, sc inc) x 6 18
4 (2 sc, sc inc) x 6 24
5 (3 sc, sc inc) x 6 30
6 Sc around 30
7 Attach leg with 4 sc, 3 sc, attach leg with 4 sc, 19 sc 30
8-12 Sc around 30
13 (3 sc, sc dec) x 6 24
14 Sc around 24
15 2 sc, attach leg with 4 sc, 2 sc, attach leg with 4 sc, 12 sc 24
16 Sc around 24
17 (2 sc, sc dec) x 6 18
18 Sc around 18
Sl st and cast off with a long tail
Stuff body
  • Sew head to body using long tail.

Hair – Make 8 in CC (5 pieces for the mane, 3 pieces for the tail)

Row Instruction Stitches
1 Ch 21 21
2 Sk 1st ch and put 2 hdc in each ch to end 40
Cast off and tie end in knot
Sew to either head or bottom to create mane and tail

 

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