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Knitted Unicorn Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern

Knitted Unicorn Christmas Stocking

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Nicola Valiji

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Basic Shaping, Bobbles, Picot Edge

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What you need to know

Nicola Valiji's unicorn stocking will delight kids of all ages on Christmas morning.

The unicorn craze is always going strong and designer Nicola Valiji has done a fabulous job of bringing the trend into the most wonderful time of the year. This unicorn stocking uses basic stitches but there are quite a few elements and a bit of shaping too. If you’re not a confident stitcher, practise embroidering the eye on a test swatch first.

What do I need?

Yarn: Deramores Studio DK, shades Ruby, Frost, Mist, Citrine, Lavender, Rose, Topaz, Peridot, one 100g ball of each; oddment of Black DK
Needles: 4mm
Ribbon: red, 50cm
Safety toy stuffing
Tapestry needle


43cm excl. loop

Top knit tips

If you'd prefer a more traditional stocking, you can still use this pattern, just mix up the colours and omit the unicorn!

Lightly stuff the unicorn's head for a three-dimensional look and pin it in place before sewing to make sure you are happy with the position.

Meet the designer

Nicola Valiji is a regular designer for Let's Knit Together – she first learned how to knit while making a Jean Greenhowe doll with help from her nan. If you enjoyed making this pattern, why not make this reindeer cushion next? You can view more of Nicola's designs here.

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Watch to learn

Brush up on the skills needed for this pattern with this tutorial.

Techniques: Basic Shaping, Bobbles, Picot Edge, Stocking Stitch

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