The unicorn hand puppet is basically our horse puppet pattern with a horn. Picking fancy fleece and felt makes the unicorn really come to life.
The unicorn puppet shown is made from a light purple fleece with a mottled or patchy pattern. The inside ears, nose, forelock and mane are dark purple felt. The horn and hooves are glitter heart printed dark purple felt.
The unicorn pattern pdf is just an alteration to our horse pattern. You’ll need the horse pattern in order to make the unicorn. Our horse hand puppet pattern is available from Etsy or our website store.
How to make the unicorn horn:
Print and cut out the unicorn horn pattern included in the unicorn pattern pdf. Cut felt for horn using pattern. Pin 12″ length of ribbon to narrow end of horn.
Fold the horn in half lengthwise and pin together.
Sew the horn.
Trim excess felt from horn tip.
Turn horn right side out and stuff.
Twist the ribbon tightly around the horn to form the shape and pin.
Hand sew the ribbon in place.
Hand sew the bottom of horn closed.
Hand sew the horn to the horse puppet to get a unicorn.