Crochet Applique: Unicorn


Find here a free crochet pattern for this cute unicorn crochet applique.


 

This crochet unicorn applique is so much fun to do! They can be great to decorate a crochet blanket, a bag or a jumper!

crochet unicorn applique

 

Check out the pattern for the crochet horse applique.

how to crochet an unicorn

 


SIZE :

4.5” / 12 cm tall when made with the indicated yarn. You can use a smaller hook to get a smaller applique.

MATERIALS:

• 1 type of yarn calling for 5,5 mm (US I-9) hook 5 different colors
• Size 3 mm crochet hook
• Size 3.5 mm crochet hook
• Tapestry needle
• 6.5 mm black safety eyes

 

What did I use?

Light worsted yarn in white, purple, light pink, dark pink and sparkle white
I used «I love this cotton! Yarn» from Hobby Lobby in white (color 6), white sparkle (color 06), purple (color 252), pink (color 74) and rosey (color 99).

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

• chain (ch)
• single crochet (sc)
• double crochet (dc)
• half double crochet (hdc)
• increase (inc)
• decrease (dec)
• slip stitch (sl st)
• stitch marker





Free Crochet Pattern: Unicorn Applique – PIN IT FOR LATER!

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How to crochet a unicorn applique?


 

Let’s start the crochet unicorn!


PART 1: The head

 

With a 3.5 mm crochet.

use the white yarn

 

Row 1: ch 5. (5)

Row 2: turn; sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3.  (4)

Row 3: ch1, turn; Work 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each of the next 2 st, work 2 sc in last st. (6)

Row 4: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

Row 5: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

Row 6: ch1, turn; Work 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each of the next 4 st, Work 2 sc in last st.(8)

Row 7: ch1, turn; sc in all. (8)

Row 8: ch1, turn; sc in all. (8)

Row 9: ch1, turn; dec, sc in each of the next 4 st, dec. (6)

Row 10: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

Row 11: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

Row 12: ch1, turn; (1 sc (place stitch marker), 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in first st, sc in each of the next 4 st, (1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc) in last st. (14)

DO NOT TURN and sc all around and stop before the first st of the previous row (with the stitch marker) (20)

Row 13: starting in the st with the stitch marker: sc in the next 2, (1 sc, 1 dc) in next stitch, ch 2, (1 dc, 1 sc) in next st, sl st in next 6 st, (1 sc, 1 dc) in next st, ch 2, (1 dc, 1 sc) in next st, sc in the next 2 (22)

sl st in next st, cut your yarn and sew in the end





PART 2: The nose

 

With a 3.5 mm crochet.

use the sparkly white yarn

 

Row 1: ch 5. (5)

Row 2: turn; sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 3.  (4)

Row 3: ch1, turn; Work 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each of the next 2 st, work 2 sc in last st. (6)

Row 4: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

Row 5: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

DO NOT TURN and sc all around (10), sl st in first st from row 5, leave a long tail, cut your yarn and attach the nose to the head

 


PART 3: The body

 

With a 3.5 mm crochet.

use the white yarn

 

Row 1: ch 6. (6)

Row 2: turn; sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 5.  (5)

Row 3: ch1, turn; Work 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each of the next 3 st, work 2 sc in last st. (7)

Row 4: ch1, turn; Work 2 sc in 1st st, sc in each of the next 5 st, Work 2 sc in last st.(9)

Rows 5 to 15:  ch1, turn; sc in all. (9)

Row 16: ch1, turn; dec, sc in each of the next 5 st, dec. (7)

Row 17: ch1, turn; dec (place stitch marker), sc in each of the next 3 st, dec. (5)

DO NOT TURN and sc evenly all around (34), sl st in first st from row 17 (with stitch marker), leave a long tail, cut your yarn. Attach the head to the body. The bottom of the body is the flat side (see picture below). You can choose if you want to head in the middle or slightly inclined.

 





PART 4: The legs (make 4)

 

With a 3.5 mm crochet.

start with the sparkly white yarn.

Please note that I did not chain 1 before to turn in order to make the side of the legs more regular.

 

Row 1: ch 4. (4)

Row 2: turn; sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2.  (3)

Row 3: turn; sc in all.  (3)

Change color: use the white yarn.

Rows 4 to 8: turn; sc in all.  (3)

Cut the yarn, leave a long tail to sew to the body. Sew 2 legs to the front of the body as shown in the picture and 2 on the back, on each side of the body.

 

 


PART 5: The horn 

How to crochet a unicorn horn?

With a 3 mm crochet.

Use the purple yarn.

Please note that I did not chain 1 before to turn in order to make the side of the legs more regular.

 

Row 1: ch 3. (3)

Row 2: turn; sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next st.  (2)

Row 3: turn; sc in all.  (2)

Row 4: turn; sc in all.  (2)

Row 5: turn; dec. (1)

Row 6: turn; sc in all. (1)

Cut the yarn, leave a long tail and sew the horn in the middle of the head between the two ears.

 

crochet unicorn horn

 




 


PART 6: The eyes

 

I used 7.5 mm safety eyes. I placed them in the center of the head (about 2 rows above the nose) and I left 2 stitches between both eyes

 

If you want to make eyelashes, use a small amount of black yarn and your tapestry needle and do two eyelashes for each eye as in the picture below.

 

 

crochet unicorn applique





PART 7: The hair

 

With a 3 mm crochet.

Use the different shades of pink.

For the head:

Make 4 ch of 14 for the longest hair. Leave a long tail for sewing to the head.

Make 2 ch of 7 for the fringe. Leave a long tail for sewing to the head.

I attached the two chains for the fringe on the right of the horn and the 4 longer chains on the left of the horn.

For the tail:

Make 4 ch of 17.

Attach the 4 ch on the left side of the body.

 

 

 





Congratulations, your crochet unicorn applique is ready! If you made it, please be sure to tag @natalinacraft on social media with the hashtag #natalinacraft, I would love to see your work!

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Crochet Applique: Unicorn

4 thoughts on “Crochet Applique: Unicorn”

  1. Bonjour,je suis très contente d’avoir trouver votre site que je cherchais des appliqués pour mon garçon qui va arrivé
    bientôt dans quelque semaines les patron sur papier que je ne trouve pas pouvez vous m’aider a les trouvés s.v.p.
    Merci

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