Sea Unicorn by Emma Bermudez

Sea Unicorn

Knitting
April 2024
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch in the round and flat on US 2 needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
235 - 525 yards (215 - 480 m)
3-4 years (Approximately US 9-10C/EU 25-27), 5-6 years (Approximately US 11-13C/EU 28-31), 7-8 years (Approximately US 1-2Y/ EU 32-33.), Child’s Large/Woman's Small (approximately women's shoe size US 5-7), Woman's Medium (approximately women's shoe size
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What is a narwhal if not a unicorn of the sea? If the horn fits…

This pattern is available in sizes all the way from 3 years, to adult so you can create an entire family of narwhals for all your loved ones. It uses increases, decreases, short rows, and a few other tricks that you’ll have to wait to find out to create its shape.

This pattern is written to be fully readable for all sock knitting types, whether that be circular needles, double pointed needles, magic loop… you name it! This pattern is also written with both metric and imperial measurements.

In children’s sizes, you will find instructions for a standard sock toe as well as the flippered, since children have an affinity to being accident prone. And since we adults aren’t immune to tripping, a standard sock toe is also available in the adult sizes. With a standard toe, these socks are wearable in shoes, but with a flippered toe, these socks are best worn as slipper socks.

The childrens’ sizes and adult sizes are in two separate PDFs, so that the size differentiations can be as clear as possible. The adult pattern is labelled, “Sea Unicorn,” and the child pattern is named, “Sea Unicorn Jr.”. The pattern name is included in the footer with page numbers to help you keep track.

Like with many of my patterns, gauge is not crucial, and some minor variation can be allowed. Just try to stick with the right weight yarn.

Please be sure to check out the test knits!! Some are posted here, but you can view more photos on Instagram, under #seaunicornsocks or #emmabermudezdesigns

Sizes in Child Pattern:
3-4 years (approximately US 9-10C, EU 25-27)
5-6 years (approximately US 11-13C, EU 28-31)
7-8 years (approximately US 1-2Y, EU 32-33)
9 years+. All sizes 9 years and up should be taken from the adult sizes pattern of Sea Unicorn. Sizes 9-12 years will likely be size Small in the adult sizes pattern, and sizes 12+ will likely be size Medium or Large in the pattern.

Sizes in Adult Pattern:
• Child’s Large/Woman’s Small (approximately women’s shoe size US 5-7; EU 35-37.5)
• Woman’s Medium (approximately women’s shoe size US 7.5-9; EU 38-40)
• Woman’s Large/Men’s Small (approximately women’s shoe size US 9.5-10; EU 40.5-41.5)

Materials Needed for Child Sizes:
• 210 - 350 yards of sock weight yarn
o Pattern uses Knitpick’s Stroll Tweed in Dawn Heather
• 25 yards of sock weight yarn
o Pattern uses Knitpick’s Stroll Tweed in White
• (4) 11mm buttons
• (4) US 1 (2.25 mm) DPN
• (4) US 2 (2.75 mm) DPN
• Tapestry/Yarn Needle
• Stuffing – about two small handfuls worth

Caution: For very young children, you may wish to substitute in similarly sized felt circles instead of button eyes. For my pattern Belgua Socks, the brilliant CrochetKnitted here on Ravelry crocheted eyes - view their project page here to see how they did it!

Materials Needed for Adult Sizes:
• 400 - 500 yards of sock weight yarn
o Pattern uses Knitpick’s Stroll in Dawn Heather
• 25 yards of sock weight yarn
o Pattern uses Knitpick’s Stroll Tweed in White
• (4) 11mm buttons
• (4) US 1 (2.25 mm) DPN
• (4) US 2 (2.75 mm) DPN
• Tapestry/Yarn Needle
• Stuffing – about two handfuls worth

Gauge:
Stockinette Stitch in the round on US 2s (2.75 mm):
8 stitches x 11 rows in 1 inch

Note: The child sizes will look ever so slightly different due to different proportions, but if you take a look at the child sized socks from test knitters, you can see that it is almost nearly the same in appearance.