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Charity Bumble Bee Baby Hat Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Charity Bumble Bee Baby Hat Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    DK / 8 ply

  • designer


    Lucinda Ganderton

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 6 / 4.0mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Knit Lucinda Ganderton's easy striped baby hat and raise money for charity

Use DK from your yarn stash to knit this adorable baby hat, which is packing a double punch when it comes to supporting good causes! The hat was originally designed for a previous campaign from the RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) and designer Lucinda Ganderton has given permission for you to make and sell the hat to raise money for the organisation.

The bee theme also raises awareness for bumble bee conservation and 20th May has been designated World Bee Day by the United Nations.


To fit head circumference: 40cm
Length top to bottom: 16cm

What you need

Yarn: DK, (A) Yellow, (B) Black, 25g of each
Needles: 4mm
Tapestry needle

Skills and stitches

How to Knit
How to Purl
How to knit stripes
How to Kfb
How to K2tog
How to work in rib
How to cast on
How to cast off

Meet the designer

Lucinda Ganderton is a multi-talented knitter, stitcher and crocheter and can turn her hand to all sorts of projects.
If you like this pattern, why not make a tiny bee toy to match, using Lucinda's easy knitting pattern. Click here to see more of Lucinda's designs.

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Techniques: Stocking Stitch

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