Darwin Duck by Cilla Webb

Darwin Duck

April 2020
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
75 - 100 yards (69 - 91 m)
20 cm tall
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I think this will be my last Easter knit of the year and I think Darwin is going to be my favourite one so far! Admittedly, he looks a little sad, but that’s nothing a few hugs won’t cure!

Doesn’t he look dapper in his little dungarees and his stylish flatcap?


• 25g Sirdar Snuggly Bouclette Daffodil (131) Yellow
• 20g Sirdar Snuggly DK Summer Lime (260) - Green
• 20g Sirdar Snuggly DK Cloud (487) - Grey
• A small amount of DK yarn in Pink, Black and White for the facial features


3.5mm Straight needles
Other supplies:
Toy stuffing
Tapestry Needle
Crochet hook to create the pink cheeks
2 small buttons (1cm diameter)


20 cm tall


x times: Knit the instructions between the brackets x amount of times.
* ; rep from * to end: Repeat the instructions between the * and ; until the end of
the row.
st(s): stitch(es)
K: knit, if followed by a number, knit that amount of stitches
P: purl
St st: stocking stitch: alternate a row of knitting and a row of purling.
G st: garter stitch: knit every row
K2tog: knit two stitches together knitwise.
P2tog: purl two stitches together purlwise.
Kfb: knit in the front and back of the stitch, creating an increase.
Pfb: Purl in the front and back of the stitch, creating an increase.
Yo: Yarn over: Wrap the yarn over the needle to create an increase.