Unicorn Faux Taxidermy Head by Louise Walker

Unicorn Faux Taxidermy Head

September 2017
Jumbo (0-4 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 13 - 9.0 mm
164 - 219 yards (150 - 200 m)
One Size - 24cm x 44cm x 54cm
This pattern is available for £4.50 GBP
buy it now or visit pattern website

Our mythical unicorn has been our most popular ever kit, so we thought it was time to publish the single pattern on Ravlery for all of you who’d like to knit one too.

Our magical, mythical friend is giant, the finished size is 24cm x 44cm x 54 cm. It’s knitted flat on 9mm needles and sewn up using a mattress stitch, before being mounted onto a backing board.

Materials Needed:
300g of Main Colour - Mythically Chunky
100g of Contrast Colour - Mythically Chunky
30g of Horn Colour Mythically Chunky
200g of Polyester Stuffing for the head
9mm Straight Bamboo Knitting Needles
2 x 24mm Black Safety Toy Eyes with washers
A Sincerely Louise Laser Cut MDF Backing Board (available from www.sincerelylouise.co.uk)
Fishing Line for hanging your unicorn

This knit is aimed at easy - intermediate knitters and the stitches used are:
K - Knit, P - Purl, Kfb - Knit Front Back, K2tog - Knit Two Together, SKP - Slip a Stitch, Knit a Stitch, Pass Stitch Over, Intermediate sewing up work, including the mattress stitch and sewing the head onto the backing board - photo instructions provided.

The unicorn is available on our website as a kit, you can find it at www.sincerelylouise.co.uk