Made with oddments of green, brown, yellow and white double knitting yarn. 3mm single pointed needles were used. It is about 7cm tall when finished.
Abbreviations : k – knit. p – purl. st – stitch. tog-together. st-st – Stocking Stitch (k1row, p1row).
Main Body – Make 1
With brown, cast on 10 sts Purl 1 row Next: increase into every stitch (20 sts) Purl 1 row Next: (k1, inc1) to end (30 sts) Starting with a purl row, st-st 11 rows Next: k2tog to end (15 sts) Change to white Purl 1 row Knit 1 row Change to green Purl 1 row Next: (inc1, inc1, k1) to end (25 sts) Starting with a purl row, st-st 9 rows Next: k2tog to last stitch, k1 (13 sts) Purl 1 row Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight.
Sew down the row ends, add stuffing and seal up.
Beak – Make 2
Make one for upper beak and one for lower beak With yellow, cast on 10 sts Knit 1 row Draw thread through the stitches and pull tight
Tie in the row ends. Place two pieces together so the ridged knit rows are together, it will make the beak part slightly when placed on the duck.
Attach the beak to the centre of the head at the front. Sew two eyes in black immediately above the beak.