Sarah and Duck Hat Knitting Pattern

Take inspiration from Sarah and Duck and make your own knitted green hat.

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Sarah and Duck Hat Knitting Pattern

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If you have always envied Sarah's hat from the programme 'Sarah and Duck' then here is your chance to make your very own or maybe for your little one. This pattern is straight forward and quite achievable for people who are still new to knitting.

We hope you like this just for grown-ups make and we really look forward to seeing your results either on the CBeebies Grown-ups Facebook Page and via @CBeebiesHQ on Twitter.

75g of green aran-weight yarn
set of 4 x 5mm dpns, or one long 5mm circular

This is for an adult size head with a hat circumference of approximately 55cm. To make this for a child the number of stitches would need to be reduced.

20 st x 32 rows = 10 cm (adjust needle size to get gauge)

Cast on 84 sts using a stretchy cast on (eg. long tail). Place marker and join to work in the round.
Purl 15 rounds.
Knit until hat measures about 15 cm from cast on edge. (You may need to adjust this to match the distance from just above your eyebrows to the top of your crown.)

Crown decreases
Round 1: [k12, k2tog] around
Round 2: k
Round 3: [k11, k2tog] around
Round 4: k
Round 5: [k10, k2tog] around
Round 6: k
Round 7: [k9, k2tog] around
Round 8: k
Round 9: [k8, k2tog] around
Round 10: k
Round 11: [k7, k2tog] around
Round 12: k
Round 13: [k6, k2tog] around
Round 14: k
Round 15: [k5, k2tog] around
Round 16: k
Round 17: [k4, k2tog] around
Round 18: [k3, k2tog] around
Round 19: [k2, k2tog] around
Round 20: [k1, k2tog] around
Round 21: [k2tog] around
You should have 6 stitches remaining.

Top cord
Put the remaining stitches onto one needle. Work i-cord for 10 rounds. Break yarn and pull through remaining stitches. Weave in ends and put on head!

Thank you to Polly McEldowney for designing this pattern.

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