Ernie the Horse by Grace Robson

Ernie the Horse

April 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
2.5 mm
3.0 mm
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Meet Ernie the Horse! Ernie is a little colt foal with big, big dreams and he can’t wait to make his grand entrance. Ernie dreams of being a jockey when he grows up, he even has his outfit ready!
This pattern was designed in memory of my dad, and I will be donating 70% of pattern sales to the charity Cruse Bereavement Care.

Product Info

This crochet pattern is written in US terminology and includes 18 pages of clear pictures and detailed instructions for you to create your very own horse that can either sit or lie down. This pattern will provide you with all of the instructions to make your own horse and all of the instructions needed to create an optional jockey outfit.

There is no specific gauge for this pattern, but please try to keep your tension tight. When using the same yarn and hook size, your horse should measure roughly 7 inches tall.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner – some of the techniques used may be a little tricky, but there are plenty of instructions and photographs to guide you throughout the pattern.


White acrylic yarn (Yarn A) - Stylecraft DK in White - 50g
Light Grey acrylic yarn (Yarn B) – Stylecraft DK in Silver - 20g
Dark Grey acrylic yarn (Yarn C) – Stylecraft DK in Graphite - 20g
Blue acrylic yarn (Yarn D) - Stylecraft DK in Cornish Blue - 30g
Black acrylic yarn - (Yarn E)- Stylecraft DK in Black - 5g
Toy stuffing - 90 - 100g
2.5mm crochet hook
3mm crochet hook
Black embroidery thread
Tapestry needle
Pins for sewing
A piece of card or a small box

Skills you’ll need:

Working in the round
Working in rows
Magic circle
Single crochet
Half double crochet
Double crochet
Treble crochet
Invisible decrease
Slip stitch
Colour changing
Working down the opposite side of a chain
Mattress/Ladder stitch

Pattern copyright © 2021 Grace Robson (Graciebobbins). This pattern is for personal use only. You may not alter, copy, translate, sell or distribute this pattern in any way. You may sell finished items made from this pattern in limited numbers when the designer (graciebobbins) is credited.

This pattern has been tested but if you spot any errors or get stuck, please get in contact via email – and I’ll try to help you as much as I can.

Most of all have fun! And I hope you enjoy this pattern as much as I did creating it. If you do make your own Ernie the Horse, please tag me on social media using the hashtag #graciebobbins and #erniethehorse .