Hooded Unicorn Blanket – Adult & Child Sizes
This magical unicorn blanket it’s full of color and will brighten even the darkest room. It has hooves for mittens and a fluffy full mane in rainbow colors and your kids will absolutely love it.
This is your chance to go wild with color and use your scrap yarn lying around your home. You can use the same colors as I did or make your own color combination. The options are unlimited.
Read below for more information about this crochet pattern, supplies, stitches and videos designed to help you.
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There are video links to tutorials that teach you corner to corner (c2c) crochet used for the blanket, the basics of amigurumi and the most basic stitches.
What a great idea! A cuddly, warm blanket your child or yourself can snuggle in and then it folds into a decorative rainbow pillow.
Suits boys and girls alike and would look bright and happy displayed in any home. Made with super chunky (super bulky / #6) yarn, this blanket is warm and soft and works up in no time.
Why is it a 2in1 Hooded Rainbow Unicorn Blanket?
Just like my other animal hooded blankets, the unicorn version acts as a fun blanket, complete with mittens and a hood, and a decoration for the room.
It is a blanket that keeps your child or yourself snug and cozy.
When you’re not using it, fold it back and it instantly transforms into a cute unicorn cushion that you can rest on the armchair or sofa.
The unicorn blanket will make a wonderful Christmas present or birthday gift!
This rainbow-colored hooded blanket was designed to fit into a magical-themed decorated room and comes in two sizes for children and adults.
It will make a wonderful Christmas present or birthday gift for your loved ones, you can adjust the size of the blanket and colors however you want to suit your taste and decor.
The pattern is suitable for crocheters who are comfortable reading a crochet pattern and have attempted amigurumi before. All special stitches are explained so you can easily follow the pattern.
The unicorn blanket is designed to be a full-body blanket, the pattern includes child and adult size hood, mittens (hooves) and blanket.
The pattern for the blanket is explained in a way that you can make it as small or big as you like.
Your finish size my vary depending on your tension and material used.
- Advanced Beginner / Intermediate
Format & Terms
- Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
- PDF file format
- Written in English only
- 100cm by 100cm (child size)
- 125cm by 125cm (adult size)
- 7 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in white (child size)
- 2 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in of each rainbow color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple (child size)
- 1 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in grey (child size)
- 11 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in white (adult size)
- 2 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in of each rainbow color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple (adult size)
- 1 x 100g balls of super chunky (super bulky/ #6) in grey (adult size)
- (optional) small quantity of DK yarn (light worsted yarn) in white, black and color of your choice for the eyes
- toy stuffing, sewing needle, scissors and pins
- crochet hooks sizes 4mm (optional for the eyes) and 10mm
Skills & Abbreviations
Most basic stitches below have their own tutorial on my blog or YouTube channel paired with a video. If you are not sure how to crochet them, click the blue link and you will be taken to the separate instructions.
Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
|magic ring||dec – decrease (sc2tog)|
|ch – chain||inc – increase (2sc in same stitch)|
|yo – yarn over||dc – double crochet|
|sl st – slip stitch||sc – single crochet|
|flo – front loop only technique||blo – back loop only technique|
|hdc – half double crochet||tr – treble|
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I am stuck on this pattern, can you help?
Every pattern you purchase from my shop comes with help and support. I will help you get unstuck and finish your project, so you can buy with confidence and try something new.
If you are completely new to crocheting, I recommend starting with beginner patterns and build up your confidence, pay attention to the skill level of my patterns and buy only if you are already at that level.
NOTE: The free version of this pattern does not come with the same help, just because it’s not fair on those who support me and bought this pattern.
That doesn’t mean that you can’t contact me if there is a mistake or something unclear with this pattern, it simply means that you will need to learn the stitches, the techniques and learn how to read a pattern on your own.
Can I crochet this blanket using aran yarn (worsted yarn #4) ?
Yes you can! The body parts will come out a little larger than my own, but still in the same shape, use a smaller hook than recommended for aran yarn to keep the size smaller. The blanket can be adjusted by simply crocheting more rounds.
Do I have to use the same yarn brand as you to get the same result?
No, you don’t. You can use any brand you like, but pay attention to the yardage, different brands have different yardage.
Can I change the size of the blanket?
Yes, you can. Each pattern can be adjusted by simply changing the number of rounds you make.
Can I sell items made with your pattern?
Yes, you can. Please check the copyright section for more details.
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