Unicorns are trending big time in the knitting world, and they’re not just for kids’ bedrooms anymore!
If you’re thinking about knitting a unicorn for yourself or a fellow unicorn lover, you’re not limited to unicorn toys. There are plenty of other fun ways to incorporate the magic of unicorn knitting patterns into your life, whether it’s with a unicorn pillow cover or even a unicorn toilet paper roll cover for your bathroom.
These unicorn knitting patterns range from cuddly toys to sweet cardigans and even colorful wall art, proving that unicorns are just as fun for adults as they are for kids.
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1. Unicorn Pegasus
There’s probably a kiddo (or even an adult) out there who’d love you to gift them this unicorn pegasus toy. If you’ve never assembled pieces together like this, don’t worry. The pattern is 14 pages long and includes plenty of details and photos.Get the Pattern
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2. Children’s Fairy Tale Unicorn Hoodie
This might look like it’s intended for dress up, and that’s true. But this fun hoodie can also just be worn as your kiddo’s go-to cool-weather jacket. This is one hoodie that your kid won’t complain about wearing!Get the Pattern
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3. Unicorn Toilet Roll Cover
Stitch this fun toilet roll cover and place it in your guest bathroom or kids’ bathroom. Everyone will smile when they see it, plus the unicorn ensures guests always know where to find that extra roll of toilet paper.Get the Pattern
Photo via Bluprint member Designs by Kris Carlson
4. Woobie Unicorn
This comforting blanket doubles as a toy that kids can cuddle with. The designer also points out that it makes a great handmade baby shower gift. Gift it to expecting parents who are planning a fairy tale nursery!Get the Pattern
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5. Unicorn Tea Cosy
Afternoon tea will never be the same again when you slip this sparkly cozy over your teapot. When you buy the pattern, instructions for making a unicorn toy are also included as a bonus.Get the Pattern
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6. Magical Unicorn Cushion Cover
Your home decor is about to get a major magical upgrade. Slip this unicorn cushion cover over a plain or worn-out pillow for a whole new look. If you don’t need a pillow cover, you can also knit this flat and frame it as a piece of art.Get the Pattern
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7. Sukie the Unicorn Pajama Case
This pretty unicorn does double duty as a toy and as storage. Kiddos can tote this unicorn to their next sleepover, stuffing all their overnight essentials inside. The pattern uses bulky yarn, so it works up quickly.Get the Pattern
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8. Dream Big Unicorn Framed Knit
Test your intarsia skills with this bright, colorful knit that’s perfect for wall art. Thanks to the colorwork, you can even use small bits of scrap yarn from your stash to stitch this.Get the Pattern
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9. Snow White the Unicorn and Her Baby
This pattern comes with instructions to knit both Snow White the Unicorn and her little foal. The designer created both of these to be perfect for toting around or snuggling at bedtime.Get the Pattern
Photo via Bluprint member Briana K Designs
10. Unicorn Rainbow Knit Game
This fun game is designed for preschoolers and toddlers. According to the designer, the game helps with color recognition, developing fine motor skills, developing social skills and strategic thinking. All the game pieces are soft, so they’re safe for younger kids.Get the Pattern
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11. Unicorn Toddler Cardigan
This fairy tale cardigan includes instructions for sizes 12 months to size 6. The unicorn does require some basic colorwork skills, but the rest of the cardigan is worked in simple stockinette stitch.Get the Pattern
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12. The Lazy Pony & The Grumpy Unicorn
This pony and unicorn come as a pair, but you can choose to knit just one of them if you’d like. This is a great opportunity to get creative with your yarn colors. We think a rainbow-striped version would be really fun!
What color will your knitted unicorn be? Are you going for a traditional color like white or trying something brighter and bolder?