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Shaun the Sheep Hat

Throughout this pattern – W = White, B = Black and G = Dark Grey
Using 4 mm needles, cast on 28st in white double knit
Row 1: Knit: 4xB, 7xW, 6xB, 7xW, 4xB
Row 2: Purl: 5xB, 5xW, 8xB, 5xW, 5xB
Row 3: Knit: 6xB, 3xW, 10xB, 3xW, 6xB
Row 4: Purl: 7xB, 1xW, 12xB, 1xW, 7xB
Row 5: Knit: 11xB, 1xG, 4xB, 1xG, 11xB
Rows 6 – 12: Continue in SS in black
Row 13: K7, K2tog, K10, K2tog, K7 (26st)
Row 14: Purl
Row 15: K7, K2tog, K8, K2tog, K7 (24st)
Row 16: Purl
Row 17: K6, K2tog, K8, K2tog, K6 (22st)
Row 18: Purl
Change to white Sirdar snowflake wool
Rows 19 – 20: Knit
Row 21: P2 (P2tog, P2)rpt to end (17st)
Row 22: Knit
Row 23: Purl
Row 24: K1 (K2tog)rpt to end (9st)
Row 25: Purl
B & T

Ears – Make 2  
Start at top and cast on 3 in black
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: K1, inc, K1 (4st)
Rows 3 & 4: Knit
Row 5: K1, inc, K2 (5st)
Rows 6 & 7: Knit
Row 8: K2, inc, K2 (6st)
Rows 9 – 13: Knit
Row 14: K2tog, K2, K2tog (4st)
Cast off

Making Up:
Use the dark grey ends to work a stitch across the top of the grey V stitch on the right side.  Secure the ends on the reverse.
Oversew row ends of main head piece and turn inside out. 
Secure the yarn at the base of the ear.
At the top of the ear, fold the rows in half and secure the pinched shape with the yarn end for about 1 cm.
Sew the ears to the side of the head as illustrated – with the concave shape towards the face.

Attach two googly eyes to complete Shaun.