It’s National Unicorn Day, and here’s an easy design to make for your little unicorn lovers. They’ll want to wear it everywhere!
Worsted weight yarn –
1.5 oz. white
Few yards pink, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black
Size H (5.00 mm) crochet hook
4” zipper – see instructions for shortening zipper at https://youtu.be/s8fyr_As-tA
Needle and thread
Utility strap with quick-release buckle
Black fabric paint (optional)
Gauge 16 sts = 4”
18 rows = 4”
Finished unicorn bag approximately 5” tall by 5” wide
Row 1: With white yarn, ch 51, sc in 2nd ch and each remaining ch.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st .
Rows 3-24: Repeat Row 2. Do not fasten off. Fold purse in half. Holding both sides together, sc through both sides to close. Repeat on opposite side. Fasten off white. Adjust zipper size and sew into top of purse.
EARS: (Make 2)
With pink yarn, ch 4, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, 3 sc in last ch. Working on opposite side of starting ch, sc in each of next 2 ch (7 sc). Fasten off pink.
Repeat with white yarn but do not fasten off. Ch 1, turn. Holding wrong sides together (1 pink and 1 white), working through both pieces, sc in each of 1st 2 sc, 2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc. Fasten off leaving length for sewing. Sew 1 ear to each side of purse near the top.
Rnd 1: With gold yarn, ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st, sc in remaining sc (4 sc).
Rnds 3-8: Repeat Rnd 2 (10 sc at end of Rnd 8).
Fasten off leaving length for sewing. Stuff horn and sew to middle of forehead between ears.
With red yarn, ch 11, 3 dc in 2nd ch from hook and each rem ch. Fasten off. Repeat with orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple yarn. Sew pieces of mane around the horn.
Sew utility strap with quick-release buckle to back of purse securely using several rows of stitches for strength.
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