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Unicorn Drink Cozy Knitting Pattern

Today we’re knitting up this Unicorn Drink Cozy!

Turn any drink into a unicorn with this easy pattern. The base of the cozy is knitted in the Reverse Ridge Stitch Pattern. Then we add a cute little mane of yarn tassels in any colors of your choice. 

I hope you enjoy this quick-knit to make as gifts for your most fanciful friends. 

KNITTING MATERIALS to Knit a Unicorn Drink Cozy

• Yarn in worsted or aran weight – your color choice is totally optional
• Knitting Needles, size 7 US
• Scissors
• Tapestry Needle

How to Knit a Unicorn Drink Cozy with Studio Knit

KNITTING TECHNIQUES to Knit a Unicorn Drink Cozy

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Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch 
• P = Purl Stitch
• BO = Bind Off
Weave In Ends

How to Knit a Unicorn Drink Cozy with Studio Knit


Unicorn Drink Cozy Knitting Pattern

Unicorn Drink Cozy Knitting Pattern

Yield: Knitted Unicorn Drink Cozy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

Turn any drink into a colorful unicorn with this fun quick knit pattern.


  • Yarn - 42 yards of Worsted Weight in any fiber and colors of your choice


  • Knitting Needles - Size 7 US straight needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors


Cast On 32 Stitches

Knit the Reverse Ridge Stitch Pattern

  1. Row 1: Knit All
  2. Row 2: Purl All
  3. Row 3: Knit All

Repeat Rows 1-3 Six More Times For a Total of 21 Rows


Bind Off

Fold Right Side Together Once Tack

Seam with Yarn & Tapestry Needle

Turn Right-Side Out



  1. Cut Yarn into 8-inch Length Strands For a Total of 24 Strands
  2. Thread 4 Strands into a Tapestry Needle Create Fringe near seam edge (See Video to Learn How to Fringe!)
  3. Trim Strands to Length Desired


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