Unveiling the new soft toy design……….I’ve finally received the message I’d been waiting for. A lady who’d been pattern testing for me me sent back her notes….. so finally I can share Violet the Unicorn with you all! She is adorable, and measures a huge 50cm from hooves to horn!
So why Violet? Well yes she has Violet hair, but actually it’s because the pinks ones middle name is Violet!
It’s been long awaited, and I’ve teased you a few times on Instagram and facebook already.
So why did I make her? The pink one loves unicorns, and I mean seriously loves unicorns. I’ve written a whole post about her love of unicorns already as she’s so obsessed! I should also add the original post was written before every item in her wardrobe was only allowed if it featured a unicorn!
I wanted to make her one that was special to her, so time for some amigurumi.
I knew what I wanted her to look like, how the mane would be made, and so set to work with yarn from my ever growing stash!
She comes in at a huge 50cm tall, and luckily works up really quickly as she’s made with chunky yarn and a 5.0mm hook.
As with all my patterns, please don’t claim them as your own, sell them or give them away. You can sell finished products made from the pattern, but please link back to this post and give me credit as the designer.
So what do you need to make Violet, well all the yarns etc are listed below – it’s only 2 balls of white, a little bit of grey in a chunky yarn. I’ve used Stylecraft, but this great website does a comparison for you if you can’t get this yarn where you live.
Yarn and Equipment
- 2 balls of Stylecraft chunky yarn in white
- 1 ball of Stylecraft chunky in grey
- oddments of DK yarn for the mane and tail (I used magenta, violent and lavender Stylecraft special DK)
- 0mm and 4.0 mm crochet hooks
- yarn needle for sewing in ends (I can highly recommend these)
- stitch marker
- Two 18mm safety eyes
- Polyester toy filling
So what are you waiting for? Violet would delight anyone – she definitely hit the spot with my pink one! Here are the links to my shops: Ravelry or Etsy shops where you can find complete instructions in a handy PDF