13 Magical Unicorn Knitting Patterns
Unicorns are for daydreamers, open-minded thinkers, lovers of happiness, and those filled with pure joy. With the cozy hug of a unicorn, you’ll feel like you can run on rainbows and dance on clouds.
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I’ve rounded up the 13 most magical unicorn knitting projects you can make for yourself or another unicorn enthusiast.
In this article, you’ll find unicorn stuffed animals, socks, baby booties, mittens, blanket, scarf, toys, and even a pillow.
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Magical Unicorn Knitting Patterns
#1. Nilla the Unicorn Knitting Pattern
Nilla is a sweet stuffed animal knitting pattern. Make her a solid color or magical rainbow stripes. Contrasting hooves are perfect for running on rainbows. Use leftover yarn scraps to create a mystical tail and mane. Nilla is knitted in-the-round using 92-100 yards of worsted weight yarn.
#2. Unicorn Drink Cozy Free Knitting Pattern
Studio Knit created a whimsical drink cozy for any rainbow lover. Your drink stays cool while your hands and heart are warm. The free pattern also comes with a step-by-step video tutorial. Knit yours in a worsted weight yarn.
#3. Unicorn Pillow
Amy Bahrt created a unicorn pillow for the sweetest dreams every night. This soft and cuddly unicorn has striped legs and horn. This pattern knits up aran weight yarn. This pattern is available in the book 60 Quick Knit Baby Essentials which includes sweaters, hats, toys, blankets, and more.
#5. Unicorn Scarf Knitting Pattern
Wrap yourself with a unicorn hug! This cute and cuddle scarf is easy to knit with super bulky weight yarn. It’s suitable for knitters of all skill levels.
#6. Wickedly Magical Pocket Unicorn Knitting Pattern
Designed by Rebecca Danger, this pocket-sized pal is your magical friend on-the-go. The pattern allows you to knit this unicorn in any weight yarn so the thickness you choose will determine the size of your unicorn. Want it really small…go for fingering weight yarn. For a bigger unicorn, choose chunky or bulky weight.
#7. Unicorn Socks Free Knitting Pattern
What do you wear when running on rainbows? Unicorn socks! This free knitting pattern by Laura Poikolainin is made for children. It was knitted in aran weight yarn to fit a 4 year old. You can go up or down in yarn and needle size to adjust it for different ages. These socks are knitted in-the-round from the cuff-down.
#8. Unicorn Hooded Blanket Knitting Pattern
When it’s time to get cozy, don’t put on a Snuggie! Wrap up in style with this cute and cozy unicorn blanket! It’s an easy knitting project designed by Jen Lawson. It knits up fast using bulky weight yarn. Pattern includes instructions for sizes children - adults.
#9. Hobby Unicorn Knitting Pattern
Giddy-up! When a hobby horse just won’t do…knit a Hobby Unicorn! This adorable knitting pattern was created by Claire Garland. Create a simple unicorn toy that’s perfect for playing with all day long. This project uses bulky weight yarn so it’s quick-to-knit, too!
#10. Aurora Unicorn Mittens Knitting Pattern
Who knew a thumb could be a unicorn horn? Well Crafting Designs had the creativity to whip up a pair of mittens in the shape of a unicorn! This clever knitting pattern is size for toddlers - adults so you’ll never outgrow your unicorn fantasy. This project uses DK weight self-striping yarn to create the unicorn stripes.
#11. Unicorn Baby Booties Knitting Pattern
It’s never too early to introduce someone to the magic of unicorns. Start them young with these adorable unicorn baby booties. Designed by Emma Whittle, this pattern is written to fit babies from newborn - 6 months. The pattern knits up fast and you’ll have fun at the same time.
#12. Unicorn and Fairy Friend Knitting Pattern
This project started as a mystery knit along and now it’s a pattern you can purchase. Designed by Barbara Prime, this unicorn stuffed animal has a fairy friend. This is a great pattern for advanced beginners and beyond using worsted and fingering weight yarns.
#13. Unicorn Stuffed Animal Knitting Pattern
If Miss Piggy was a unicorn, she’s look like this adorable stuffed animal! Designed by Amy Gaines, this stylish unicorn wears her mane to one side and perfectly curled, dons a rainbow bottom, and mane. Even her horn is a sophisticated purple. Knit this pattern for your favorite unicorn enthusiast using worsted weight yarn.