Unicorn Scarf

I scream, you scream, we all scream for...Unicorns!! Oh YES, I totally went there! The world is fangirling over unicorns right now and I'm wholeheartedly right there with them.

I can't get enough of all of these bright colors filling up my newsfeed. It reminds me of my childhood with Lisa Frank and My Little Pony. Even now, my closet is filled with florals, abstract, aztecs, tribal, and bohemian prints.

If you ask me, the unicorn trend is far from over. With Frappes, cookies, and rainbow highlighters, it's no wonder we're head over heels for this trend. I'm happy to provide my part in all this color craze, but keeping the handmade touch, by designing a new pattern. 

Begin your holiday/fall season by diving into a whimsical fairytale with this free crochet pattern, Unicorn Scarf.

Unicorn Scarf

 Free Crochet Unicorn Fever Scarf Pattern

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Materials:

Abbreviations:

  • Ch - Chain
  • St - Stitch
  • Sts - Stitches
  • Sl st - Slip stitch
  • Sc - Single crochet

Gauge:

  • 2" - 7 sc sts
  • 2" - 8 sc rows

Pattern Notes: 

  • This crochet pattern is written in US crochet terms. 
  • This crochet pattern is worked in a continuous circle. Do not chain at the beginning of a round (unless otherwise stated). Do not join at the end of each round (unless otherwise stated). I would recommend using a stitch marker at the beginning of each row.
  • This crochet pattern is worked from the nose/head to the back legs.
  • Please see "pattern pointers" at the bottom of the pattern for extra help

Body
Body Length (without legs) 24", Width 5", Circumference 10"
1. Using White yarn. Ch 2, place 4 sc in second ch from hook. Pull end string to close hole. (4)
2. 2 sc in each st around. (8)
3. *2 sc in the first two, 1 sc in the next two* repeat around. (12)
4. 1 sc in the first st, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the next four, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the last 3. (16)
5. 1 sc in the first two sts, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the next six, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the last four. (20)
6. 1 sc in the first three, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the next eight, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the last five. (24)
7-10. 1 sc in each st around. (24)
11. 1 sc in the first four, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the next ten, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the last six. (28)
12. 1 sc in the first five, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the next twelve, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the last seven. (32)
13. 1 sc in the first six, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the next fourteen, 2 sc in the next two, 1 sc in the last eight. (36)
14-96. 1 sc in each st around. (36)
Tie off leaving a long tail. Sew the bottom of the body closed, weave in end.

Legs
Make a total of four legs.
1. Starting with Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable yarn. Ch 2, place 10 sc in second ch from hook. Pull end strong to close hole. (10)
2-4. 1 sc in each st around. (10)
5. 1 sc in the first four, 2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next four, 2 sc in the last st. (12)
6. 1 sc in each st around. (12)
Tie off. Continue on with main color
7-8. 1 sc in each st around. (12)
9. 1 sc in first five, 2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next five, 2 sc in the last st. (14)
10-15. 1 sc in each st around. (14)
16. 1 sc in the first six, 2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next six, 2 sc in the last st. (16)
17. 1 sc in the first seven, 2 sc in the next st, 1 sc in the next seven, 2 sc in the last st. (18)
18-19. 1 sc in each st around. (18)
Tie off leaving a long tail. Wip st to body (see pattern pointers).

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Horn
Make a total of one horn
1. Using Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable yarn. Ch 2, sc 6 times in second ch from hook. (6)
2. 1 sc in each st around. (6)
3. *1 sc in first st, 2 sc in next st* repeat around. (9)
4-5. 1 sc in each st around. (9)
6. *1 sc in the first two, 2 sc in the next st* repeat around. (12)
7-8. 1 sc in each st around. (12)
9. *1 sc in the first three, 2 sc in the next st* repeat around. (15)
10-11. Sc in each st around. (15)
Tie off leaving a long tail. Wip st to body (see pattern pointers).

Ears
Make a total of two ears
1. Using White yarn. Ch 2, sc 6 times in second ch from hook. (6)
2. *1 sc in first st, 2 sc in next* repeat around. (9)
3. 1 sc in each st around. (9)
4. *1 sc in the first two st, 2 sc in the next st* repeat around. (12)
5-6. 1 sc in each st around. (12)
Tie off leaving a long tail. Wip st to body (see pattern pointers).

Tail
Make a total of one tail
Using Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable yarn. Tightly ch 50. Tie off. Repeat a total of 12 times.
Tie pieces together and attach to body (see pattern pointers).

Mane
Make a total of one mane
Using Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable yarn. Tightly ch 25. Tie off. Repeat a total of 12 times.
Tie pieces together and attach to body (see pattern pointers).

Pattern Pointers

Body
This is what the body of the scarf should look like. You may have more or less rounds depending on your gauge and yarn thickness.

Eyes
Attach the eyes between rows 17 and 18, with 8 sts between the two eyes.

Ears
Attach the ears in between rows 24 and 25, with 6 sts between the two ears. 

Horn
Attach the horn directly in between the two ears.

Mane
Holding the 12 strands together, use a piece of yarn to tie them into one bundle. Fold the bundle in half and attach the mane directly behind the horn.

Front Legs
Turn the body upside down. Attach the legs between rows 30-34, slightly crooked, so they stick out from the body at an angle.

Back Legs
Line both legs up with the bottom of the scarf. Using stitch markers (or pins) for added placement help, attach the legs to the bottom of the body.

Tail
Holding the 12 strands together, use a piece of yarn to tie them into one bundle. Fold the bundle in half and attach the tail 5 rows up from the bottom, and in the middle of the legs.


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