Knitting patterns for unicorn toys, hats, cloths, and other projects. Many patterns are free. Updated 2/16/23
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Two child sized pullover sweater jumpers featuring unicorn motifs on the front and rainbow design on the back. One size in each pattern, but easily customizable. Dancing Unicorn base size 134 body width: 38 cm. Happy Unicorn base size 110 (5 years) Sport weight yarn. Designed by Erna de Groot.
Softie knit flat. Size approximately 45 cm (18") sitting. Designed by Entwine.
Unicorn Headphone Cover
Web version is free. Rock out in style with this unicorn detachable knit headphone cover. Versions for knitting or crochet. Web version is free. PDF is for purchase. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Briana K Designs.
Pillow cover with intarsia unicorn on front and a striped back, with pompom edging. Approximately 30 cm (12") square. Designed by Grace Jones ( née Melville ) for Patons UK, Ltd. DK weight yarn.
Toy unicorn softie approx 6 inches tall with sock yarn and 2.25mm needles. Designed by Becky Smith.
Unicorn Stool Cover
Turn an ordinary four-legged stool into a fantastical animal for children to ride with this knit coverand unicorn heard. The Unicorn head can also be a hobby horse by putting it on a broom handle. Designed by Linda Moorhouse. Bulky weight yarn.
Majestical Unicorn Hat
Hood with unicorn horn, ears, mane, and braids. Rainbow stripe leggings also included in pattern. Sizes Toddler, 2t/3t, 4t/5t, 6/8. Designed by Crochetmylove designs. Aran weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Unicorn Rampant Chart
2 color chart you can use for clothing motifs, squares, photholders, and more. Designed by Anna Novitzky. Pictured projects by TheFireRemains who used this for a vest and guenevol who doubleknit a square.
Fluffy the Unicorn
Inspired by Agnes’ toy unicorn in Despicable Me. It’s so fluffy! Designed by Inga Breuer. Pictured project by alisonj
Little Unicorn Square
Great as a dishcloth or with other squares to form a blanket. Both chart and written pattern. Designed by Daisy and Storm. DK weight yarn.
Unicorn Fever Hat
Beanie with stranded colorwork of unicorns and diamond pattern. Designed by Heidi Rosin. DK weight yarn. Pictured projects by StDebb and thebunnystudio who replaced the diamond pattern with hearts.
Garden of the Unicorn
Chart for unicorn scene in 2 variations - full color and 2 color. Designed by Melanie Nordberg. Pictured project by ukcrocus.
Magical Unicorn Baby Hat
Another adorable baby hat from Little Red Window. Web pattern for 6 months is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available on Etsy.
- Get the free knitting pattern for 6 mos
- Get printable pdf with sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, & 2T+ on Etsy
- See more Baby Hat Knitting Patterns
Baby Unicorn Cloth and Bib
A baby unicorn designed in knit and purl stitches by Elaine Fitzpatrick of Downcloverlaine. Both written instructions and a chart.
Patterns for Purchase
Nilla the Unicorn Toy
Floppy soft unicorn softie. Finished measurements: 14" tall. She is worked in the round, and the pattern includes a detailed photo tutorial for working up and attaching her mane and tail. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Rachel Borello Carroll.
Unicorn Toy and Cushion
Pattern includes instructions for unicorn toy softie approximately 38 cm/15 in tall and unicorn pillow cover 41 cm/16 in square. Designed by King Cole. Chunky weight, preferably chenille style, yarn.
Luna the Unicorn Pattern
Adorable toy unicorn softie designed by the amazing Amanda Berry. About 48 cm or 19 in tall.
Magical Unicorn Mittens for the Family
Customize the colors, their eyes, their mane, their horns. Or ditch the horn and make them into horse mittens! Includes instructions for the following sizes: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, teen, women, men. Worsted weight. Designed by AuntJanetsDesigns.
Snow White the Unicorn and her baby Liliana
Pattern includes detailed instructions with many photos for making a unicorn toy softie and her foal. Designed by Cutie Patootees.
This fanciful backpack is a simple knit that is felted in the washing-machine-felted. You can also knit it without the horn, so it is will make a pony backpack! Designed by TheYarnGenie. Chunky weight yarn.
Rainbow Unicorn Toy
Instructions for two sizes of toy unicorn plush softie, small and large, but pattern is customizable to a variety of sizes. As a rough guide, using aran yarn, 5mm needles and the large size pattern will produce a unicorn about 26cm high, and using double knitting yarn, 4mm needles and the small size pattern will produce a unicorn about 15cm high. You can also knit it without the horn, so it is also a toy pony knitting pattern! Designed by TheYarnGenie.
Unice Unicorn Hooded Scarf
Sizes 12/18 months, Toddler, Child, Teen, Adult. Pockets are optional. Quick knit in super bulky yarn.
These pretty unicorn socks are worked in the round from the top down, then worked in rows at the heel before again working in the round for the remainder of the sock. The unicorn features are worked in pieces and then sewn on. Sizes 2-4 (4-6) years. Designed by Fiona Goble. Aran weight yarn. Available as one of the 35 patterns in Knitted Animal Socks and Hats or as one of the 16 patterns in Issue 94 of Knit Now.
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Unicorn Dog Hood
Unicorn costume designed to fit miniature dachshunds but I imagine you could adapt to other breeds.
A Pegacorn is an enchanting mixture of a Unicorn and a Pegasus standing 8 inches high and 7 inches long. The pattern is very easy to follow, there are NO complicated stitches or shaping and contains many helpful photos.