Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

loops & threads® barcelona™ dulce penelope crochet unicorn

Step 1
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Height = 16".

GAUGE: 14 sc x 15 rows = 4"; save time and check your gauge.
 
PATTERN NOTES:
   -  The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 2 - Loops & Threads® Barcelona™ Dulce Yarn – Lilac 
   -  Increase by working 2 sc in 1 sc, decrease by working a sc2tog over 2 sc. Project uses two 1" buttons for eyes & four ?" buttons for attaching arms/legs; if making for a small child embroider eyes and sew on arms/legs without buttons. All pieces are worked in a spiral. Place a marker in the last st of the rnd and move up each rnd. Pull closed magic ring after 5 rnds and weave in end to secure. Use photo as a guide for assembly.
  

INSTRUCTIONS:
 
Head
 
Starting with a magic ring, work 5 sc in ring.
 
Rnds 1-5: Sc around inc 5 sc every rnd – 30 sc.
 
Rnd 6: Sc around.
 
Rnd 7: Sc around inc 6 sc – 36 sc.
 
Rnds 8-12: Sc around.
 
Rnds 13-22: Sc around inc 3 sc every rnd – 66 sc.
 
Rnds 23-27: Sc around.
 
Rnd 28: Sc around dec 6 sc – 60 sc.
 
Rnds 29-32: Rep Rnds 27-28, twice – 48 sc.
 
Stuff head.
 
Rnds 33-38: Rep Rnd 28, 6 times – 6 sc.
 
Fasten off, finish stuffing head & sew closed opening. 
Step 2
Body
 
Starting with a magic ring, work 6 sc in ring.
 
Rnds 1-10: Sc around inc 6 sc every rnd – 66 sc.
 
Rnd 11: Sc around.
 
Rnd 12: Sc around inc 6 sc – 72 sc.
 
Rnds 13-14: Rep Rnds 11 and 12 – 78 sc.
 
Rnds 15-21: Sc around.
 
Rnds 22-26: Sc around dec 6 sc every rnd – 48 sc.
 
Rnd 27: Sc around.
 
Rnd 28: Sc around dec 6 sc – 42 sc.
 
Rnds 29-30: Rep Rnds 27-28 – 36 sc.
 
Rnds 31-39: Sc around.
 
Rnds 40-45: Rep Rnds 27-28, 3 times – 12 sc.
 
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Stuff body firmly and sew to head.  
Step 3
Arms(Legs) (make 2 of each)
 
Start with a magic ring, and work 5 sc in ring.
 
Rnds 1-4(5): Sc around inc 5 sc every rnd – 25 (30) sc.
 
Rnds 5-10 (6-13): Sc around.
 
Rnds 11-12 (14-15): Sc around dec 5 sc every rnd – 15 (20) sc.
 
Sc around for 20 (12) rnds.
 
Stuff hand(foot) firmly, stuff arm (leg) less firmly.
 
Next 1 (2) Rnds: Sc around, dec 5 sc every rnd – 10 sc.
 
Fasten off, leaving a long tail & sew closed opening. 
Step 4
Ears (make 2)
 
Start with a magic ring, work 4 sc in ring.
 
Rnds 1-3: Sc around inc 4 sc every rnd – 16 sc.
 
Rnds 4-10: Sc around.
 
Rnds 11-12: Sc around dec 4 sc every rnd – 8 sc.
 
Fasten off, leaving a long tail, & sew closed opening.
 
Flatten & sew onto head. 
Step 5
Horn
 
Start with magic ring, work 3 sc in ring.
 
Rnd 1: Sc around.
 
Rnd 2: Sc around inc 3 sc – 6 sc.
 
Rnds 3-10: Rep Rnds 1-2, 4 times – 18 sc.
 
Fasten off, leaving a long tail, gently stuff & sew onto head. 
Step 6
Finishing: Attach arms & legs to body, sewing through a ?" button across to opposite limb, pulling them together slightly to indent body. Sew on 1" button eyes. Weave in ends.
Create Mane by cutting 15" lengths of yarn. Attach them in groups of 2 to back of head from horn to body as if for fringe, until desired fullness is achieved. Create tail by cutting 39, 18" lengths of yarn. Attach in 13 groups of 3 in a small circle to body as if for fringe.
 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Dec = Decrease
Inc = Increase
Rep = Repeat(ing)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
SC = Single Crochet
Sc2tog = Single Crochet the next 2 sts together (1 st dec’d)
 
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