Llama Ride-On Toy Stick Horse Hobby Horse

This is my Llama Ride-On Toy, think 'stick horse / hobby horse'...but as an adorable llama! I created this design in the fall of 2016. Released April 2017 in a Sewing Pattern & Tutorial.

This is my original design/pattern, hand designed by me then put into a professional digitized format.

A Rustic Horseshoe Original Design, all rights reserved, copyright 2009-2017.


-Detailed step by step instructions...I walk you though it! -Photos accompany each step -Full size digitized pattern pieces for the Toddler and Standard sizes -Tips for the best results -Options for variations -List of supply vendors so you can find exactly what I use if you'd like

Prints on standard 8.5" x 11" printer paper. Some pieces need to be joined with tape to create the full size template.

You will need to download the digital file which will be available immediately after purchase and then print what pages you would like.

I am also available via e-mail for any questions you may have along the way...I stand behind my products and will help you through any steps the best I can.


Confident Beginner


Currently only available in English. Measurements are in US Standard Units (inches).


TODDLER: ~26" tall -Dowel is 7/8" diameter -Weighs about 1 pound -Head is ~8" from base of neck to top of the head (excluding ears) and ~8" from the nose to neck and ~4" wide -Ideal age range up to about 3.5 to 4 years old (varies by child)

STANDARD: ~40" tall *dowel can be cut to a shorter length upon request -Dowel is 1" diameter -Weighs about 2 pounds -Head is ~12 inches from base of neck to top of head (excluding ears) ~12" from nose to neck and ~6" wide -Ideal age range around 3.5 to 7+ years old (varies by child)

This is my original design/pattern, designed by me with a trusty pencil, big eraser and paper. Created in 2016.

A Rustic Horseshoe Original Design, all rights reserved, copyright 2009-2017.


The pattern/tutorial is copyright protected. It cannot be shared, sold, redistributed, copied, etc, in any manner in whole or in part. A full copyright statement is in the tutorial.

You may make llamas from this pattern for sale on a small 'home crafter' scale. I request credit be given to Rustic Horseshoe for the design on any llamas that are sold. This is detailed in the tutorial.

I fully appreciate your honesty and adherence to my copyright and terms, I have put a lot of hard work into not only the creation of my design, but the creation of this tutorial/pattern.


  • US Imperial Measurement
  • Step by step photos
  • Two sizes included
  • Suitable for confident beginners

Materials you need at home:

  • 1/2 yard canvas (or minky, quality cotton, etc)
  • 1/2 yard faux fur
  • 16 oz fiber filling
  • 1 pair 30mm safety bolted eyes
  • 1 inch by 36 inch wooden dowel
  • Thread
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Sewing Machine
  • this is not a comprehensive list of supplies for all options
Mardi Clifford 09.04.2019, 09:14
  • (5 out of 5 stars)
I have made a couple of Rena's patterns and LOVE them. So easy to put together and the Llama is so much fun. I used a cushion as I couldn't get the minky, but it turned out amazing!

Rustic Horseshoe

I design blueprints to inspire imagination! Embrace your creativity and join me in making a deceptively easy project via one of my sewing patterns and spark a child's imagination. I'm excited to see what you make!

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