Welcome to Yarnspirations latest and greatest lookbook: StitchFlix! StitchFlix is the act of stitching while binge watching your favorite Netflix show! This entire lookbook is full of patterns that are perfect for snuggling up with while while watching TV! Here’s the bet part, this is only Season 1 🙂 Yep, lots more patterns to come in Season 2 of the StitchFlix Lookbook! So fun and clever right?! Snuggle up and get ready to stitch!
From the moment I laid eyes on StitchFlix Season 1, I new Zoe needed a Unicorn Snuggle Sack! I opted to use Bernat Blanket Yarn in rainbow colors and ended up making the sack a bit smaller just by adjusting my hook size and stitch count. I will walk you through it and then I encourage you to pop on over to The Crochet Crowd to watch their full video tutorial on how to crochet the Unicorn Snuggle Sack!
I used Bernat Blanket Yarn in White (3 Skeins) – I used the white from the Baby Blanket line. You will need the big 300g balls. I also used less than one skein each of the Bernat Blanket Brights Line: Pixie Pink, Pow Purple, Busy Blue, Go-Go Green, School Bus Yellow, Carrot Orange, and Race Car Red. Shop all colors HERE at Yarnspirations.com. You will also need a bit of black for the eyelash!
If you’ve never worked with Bernat Blanket yarn, you are in for a treat! It is like crocheting a soft fluffy cloud! The yarn works up quickly and is a dream to crochet with. Check out my slo-mo video of crocheting with Bernat Blanket HERE.
Ok so let’s talk about the pattern! You can find the entire FREE pattern for the Unicorn Snuggle Sack HERE in the Stitchflix Lookbook. Now let me tell you how I altered it a bit to fit my 3-year old.
– I used a size K crochet hook (adorable Panda Hook is from The Clay Bean Co.!) and followed the main white sack pattern but only crocheted 45 rows to make it shorter.
– I halved the stitch count for the snout. So the pattern calls for a beginning chain of 36 and I only chained 18.
– I left off a few of the repeating rows for the heard just to make it shorter. I also left the top open on the heart so it became a pocket! (Thanks to Mikey from The Crochet Crowd for that genius idea!)
– The Rainbow Mane! Gorgeous isn’t it? The pattern calls for you to crochet the unicorn hair in one continues strip and color. If you are doing a rainbow mane like I did, you will need to crochet all the pieces separately. Similar to the original pattern, make a starting chain of 13-26 stitches (to make varying lengths – shorter curls go in the front (red), longer in the back (pink and purple).. then make 4 DC in each stitch down the chain. Quick video below just to give you a visual! My short video tutorials are only made to give you a better look. Keep in mind that I am not a youtuber. I am a blogger and pride myself on written patterns and photo tutorials.
Attach horn and hair with large tapestry hook and sew onto top edge of the snuggle sack.
I decided to slip stitch on the eye and eyelash. Here is another quick video visual on how I stitched on the eye!
Zoe was so thrilled with the snuggle snack! Who wouldn’t be?! Rainbow pillow is from Michaels Craft Store 🙂
Once you are finished with the Unicorn, get started on these other adorable Snuggle Sacks!
All of these patterns are FREE and available RIGHT HERE in the Yarnspirations StitchFlix Season 1 Lookbook!
Here’s another one from the brilliant Mikey at The Crochet Crowd! He left the bottom of the Popcorn Snuggle Sack open and sewed up the sides (leaving arm holes) to make a fun and fabulous Halloween costume! Get the free pattern and tutorial for the Popcorn Snuggle Sack HERE
Have leftover yarn Bernat Blanket yarn? This Unicorn Pillow Buddy would go perfectly with the Unicorn Snuggle Sack! Accessorize This Designs by Sara Blake is graciously offering a 30% off coupon code for the month of August only! Take advantage of it now! Coupon Code: Unicorn. Get the pattern HERE.