The 25 Coolest Crochet Unicorn Patterns

Adriana Maronese  - April 22, 2022

Unicorns are magical creatures and have existed in mythology for centuries. As depicted in many different cultures, a unicorn has the body of a horse and a single, spiraling horn that grows out its forehead. It is a common belief that unicorns possess magical and healing powers. And, according to the legend, unicorns are “spirits of guidance”, whose purpose is to remove darkness and evil from the world. Pretty cool, huh?

In the past, unicorns were usually drawn using white, while in modern days, unicorns are bright and colorful, they may have rainbow manes and golden horns and hooves. Every little girl’s dream is to own a unicorn at some point in her life, and since I never got one, I decided I was going to make it myself. Plus, it’s a great excuse to use bright and colorful yarn.

I present to you my 25 favorite crochet unicorn patterns.

01

Unicorn Amora

An easy and beautiful unicorn design. The pattern is available in English and Portuguese. I have made a couple of these unicorns in the past using different colors and will continue making more in the future.
Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Free Pattern
02

Unicorn Keychain

A portable mini unicorn to take anywhere you go. Because life is better if there are unicorns in it! Make small gifts for friends and family members and allow them to have their own pocket unicorn.
Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
03

Eunice, the Unicorn

Wake up sleepy head! This lovely unicorn loves sleeping so much she will often hit the snooze button a few times in the morning. Keep on dreaming, girl!

Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
04

Lizzie The Unicorn

Lizzie is a magical unicorn on a special quest. When she’s not at the Magical Forest School teaching magic to the younglings, you can find her rainbow hunting! That’s where she gets all the colors of her mane from.
Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
05

Unicorn Applique

Sometimes all you need to give your projects more personality is a nice applique. This unicorn pattern would look perfect on blankets, clothes, bags, you name it!

Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
06

Lavender Unicorn

This ballerina-inspired unicorn is so beautiful. You can stick to the pastel palette or use brighter colors to obtain different results. If you use black and orange it’s possible to create a Halloween version of it.
Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
07

Chubby Rainbow Unicorn

This little baby unicorn who will brighten your day with its cute little face! Make it as a small present for someone and see the smile on their face.

Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
08

Unicorn Headband

If you wake up feeling fabulous, then this headband is just for you! You can make it for yourself or even make lots of them for a unicorn-themed party. Plus, by purchasing this pattern you also help support Ukraine through these difficult times.
Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
09

Unicorn Macaron

For crochet makers who love unicorns but also have a sweet tooth, here’s a unicorn macaron! The perfect balance of sweetness and cuteness in a single design. Make tons of them and use them to decorate.
Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Free Pattern
10

Mimi, the Friendly Unicorn

This lovely baby unicorn is the perfect adventure companion. She’ll cuddle with you at night and make sure you only have sweet sweet dreams.

Size: Large
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
11

Rainbow Unicorn

A soft and colorful unicorn friend for the little ones in your life. Choose and mix your own colors and textures and make a unique version that represents your style.
Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
12

Aurora, the Unicorn

Aurora is the most noble of all unicorns. Even with her small size, she has a big big heart, always full of love. An easy and beautiful project!

Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
13

Baby Flying Unicorn

Here’s a lovely baby unicorn with tiny wings who just learned how to fly. At night you can see him flying above the skies.

Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Free Pattern
14

Haruka, the Magic Unicorn

This magic little unicorn will grant you one wish if you are nice to her. The perfect project for a baby’s room or nursery. I love the pastel tones in this design.
Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
15

Jupiter, The Unicorn

Jupiter is an adventurous baby unicorn made from stardust. His long mane and tail are sometimes confused with shooting stars in the sky.

Size: Large
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
16

Pudgy Unicorn

A pocket-size baby unicorn to carry with you wherever you go. Make more of them and spread the joy with friends and relatives. A quick and fun project!

Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Free Pattern
17

Amethyst, the Unicorn

Meet Amethyst! She’s a playful little unicorn who loves to make new friends. While she’s normally very well behaved, she might occasionally get in trouble, but who doesn’t? 
Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
18

Flossie, The Unicorn

A soft and cuddly unicorn plush for little kids. It’s perfect for toddlers since it doesn’t have any removal parts or small elements. Just looking at it makes me want to sleep.
Size: Large
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
19

Ragdoll Unicorn

I’m so in love with this ragdoll-style unicorn! It’s well proportionate, it uses nice pastel colors and the result is amazing! Can’t wait to make my own!

Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Free Pattern
20

Tiny Rainbow Unicorn

Here’s a simple - yet beautiful - project, perfect for beginners! This little unicorn has a lovely rainbow mane that instantly brings a smile to your face.

Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
21

Baby Rainbow Unicorn

This simple and adorable design can be completed in just a few hours, and it makes the perfect gift for little children and expectant mothers. The pattern includes many process pictures and it’s very easy to follow, so it’s perfect for beginners.
Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
22

Bubble Unicorn

If Marie Kondo saw this cute little bubble unicorn she would agree it definitely brings joy! Lovely concept and execution. A quick and easy project.

Size: Small
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
23

Round Unicorn Pillow

His name is Ulysses, and he loves to be hugged and squeezed. This adorable pillow would look great in a kids room, nursery or even your living room!

Size: Large
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
24

Rattle/Teether and Pacifier Clip

This adorable little rattle will be your baby’s first friend! Its shape makes it easy for little baby hands to grab and play with. Such an adorable toy! Plus, it includes instructions to make a matching pacifier clip.

Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Paid Pattern
25

The Friendly Unicorn

Last but not least, a lovely little unicorn with curly hair. You can play with colors and textures to create several unicorns in different styles.

Size: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Free Pattern
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About the author

Adriana Maronese

I taught myself how to crochet a few years ago and haven’t been able to stop since then. I created this platform to help passionate crocheters like me feel inspired to create more. Because I truly believe life without art would be just boring.
To practice any art, no matter how well or how badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. So do it.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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