Easy Unicorn Crochet Pattern

Amigurumi Unicorn Plush Pattern

This amigurumi tutorial will show you how to crochet a Unicorn. This Unicorn plush will make the perfect gift for little girls. You can easily customise your unicorn in any color. You will find this unicorn crochet pattern very easy to follow. This Unicorn plush is about 20 cm or 8 inches in height when sitting and has a cute rainbow spiral mane that you can easily customise to any color.

This amigurumi unicorn is suitable for all ages and you can easily make it with or without safety eyes.

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Your crochet unicorn will make a wonderful gift for all ages, especially babies and toddlers who can cuddle and carry it everywhere they go. This unicorn will make a wonderful gift for a little girl’s birthday or to decorate your baby’s nursery.

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This crochet animal pattern is suitable for beginners. To make this amigurumi unicorn, you will need to know some general amigurumi knowledge such as joining amigurumi, standard increase and decrease stitches. (for full list of the crochet stitches used in this pattern: see abbreviations listed below)

Amigurumi Unicorn Pattern Information

  • Skill Level: Easy
  • US & UK Terminology
  • Finished size: approx 20cm or 8 inches (with DK yarn)

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  • DK/light worsted (size 3) yarn in 5 colours
    • White – 290 yards (265 meters)
    • Light grey – 45 yards (41 meters)
    • 3 colours for the spiral mane – 45 yards (41 meters) each colour

Other Materials

This is a list of all the materials you need to make your crochet unicorn toy.

I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK (50g = 137 yards / 125 m) you can find it by clicking here.

Another yarn I love to use for my amigurumis is the rainbow cotton yarn from Hobbii. This yarn is available in three different yarn weights: 8/4 = fingering, 8/8 = DK and the 8/6 is somewhere in-between the other two.

Both yarns have a gorgeous selection of yarn colors to choose from, so you should have no trouble finding the right colors for your project.

You can use any yarn to make this unicorn, cotton or acrylic yarns usually work best for amigurumi and the most commonly used yarn weight is from fingering to worsted. For more information on yarn weights, you can check out this standard yarn weight table by the Craft Yarn Council.

Note: Plastic safety eyes are not recommended for children under three. So if you are gifting this unicorn to young children, moms will love that you made your it safe for their little one by crocheting your eyes from yarn instead. This crochet unicorn pattern will show you how you can easily make embroidered eyes using yarn or embroidery thread. In fact, I actually prefer using these eyes for some of my amigurumi over the safety eyes.

Abbreviations and Stitches Used

  • mc = magic circle/ring
  • ch = chain stitch
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet (US)
  • dc = double crochet
  • inc = increase
  • dec = decrease

Amigurumi knowledge and skills required to make this pattern includes:

  • joining amigurumi
  • standard increase & decrease stitches.

This crochet unicorn pattern PDF is also available for instant download on RavelryEtsy and Love Crafts.

You will find this crochet unicorn tutorial is very easy to follow with clear written instructions and process photos to help you on your way. Should you need any help or have questions or feedback regarding this pattern, you can send me a message here or by using any of the options below.

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