Knitting Pattern - Rainbow Unicorn Hat Pattern - Quick knit - Knit gift for kids, teens & adults - art yarn hat - easy chunky knitting



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This simple knitting pattern makes an adorable and quick knit gift for the kids, teens, and even the adults in your life! Designed for chunky art yarn, this pattern knits up quickly, and makes a great Christmas gift.

This pattern is simple enough for adventurous beginner knitters. It's a very basic beanie, embellished after knitting.

I've sold these about as fast as I could make them for the last few years on Etsy - now I recommend you do the same! You're welcome to sell as many as you can personally make. If you have others knitting for you, I request that you purchase a copy of the pattern for each knitter.

Finished measurements of 13.5” (16, 18.5, 21”) or 34 cm (40.5, 47, 53, 60 cm)
To fit Infant (1-3 years, 5-10 Years, Teen/Adult) up to 15” (18”, 21”, 23”) head circumference or
38 cm (45.5, 53.5, 58.5 cm) head circumference
with approximately 2” (5 cm) negative ease
• Between 4.6 oz/130 grams (32 yards/30 meters) – 7 oz/200 grams (50 yards/46 meters) super bulky yarn. Sample is worked in “unicorn tails” handspun available from Sarah Elizabeth Fibre Works (4 wpi).
• Approximately 32 yards (30 meters) of worsted weight yarn for the mane and tail. To make a rainbow mane and tail, 6.25 yards (6 meters) of yarn in each of 5 colours are required.
• Approximately 5 yards (4.5 meters) bulky yarn in yellow/gold or preferred colour for horn. Pictured in Charisma by Loops & Threads.

For Infant size:
• Set of 5 DPNs in size 15 (10mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
• Set of 5 DPNs in size 13 (9mm).
• Set of 4 DPNs in size 11 (8 mm) for horn.

For all other sizes:
• Size 15 (10 mm) 16” (40 cm) circulars or size needed to obtain gauge.
• Set of 5 DPNs in size 15 for crown decreases
• Size 13 (9 mm) 16” (40 cm) circulars.
• Set of 4 DPNs in size 11 (8 mm) for horn.

Other Notions:
• Stitch marker, tapestry needle, large crochet hook (at least size 10.5/K/6.5 mm), and buttons or scrap yarn for eyes.
NOTE: pattern for “open” eyes is not included in this pattern - it can be found from HodgePodge crochet here:

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31 shop reviews

5 out of 5 stars

alwaysnoticed 05 Dec, 2020

jboo1982 15 Jan, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I just received my unicorn hat today and I absolutely adore it! Great quality, super cute. Sarah,you're amazing and I really appreciated how you communicated with me too make sure to use the right colours. Thank you so much!

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Rachel McCormick 05 Dec, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

I love this hat. It came a long way in rather a quick time. The colors are gorgeous and the hat is soft. Great for the wintertime!

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Ashley Gale 09 Dec, 2015

5 out of 5 stars

This torque looks fantastic. Don't know how well it fits yet though because it's a Christmas present. Thanks so much Sarah for making such beautiful stuff :)

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