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Sardines Pattern


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Knitting: Sardines
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • garter stitch in the round
  • Fair Isle knitting

Pattern Description:

A warm and slouchy beanie, this hat is inspired by the Sardine exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

This hat is knit in the round using Fair Isle knitting to create the fish motif.

Pattern includes written directions and Fair Isle chart.

Pattern uses 1 skein of Main Color and 1 skein of Contrast Color


24 stitches x 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult)
  • 15 (18, 21, 22 1/2)" [38 (46, 53.5, 57) cm]


  • The Fibre Co. Road to China Light (65% Alpaca, 15% Silk, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere); 159 yards/ 50 grams.
  • US 2.5 - 16" [40 cm] circular (toddler, Child, Adult sizes) Set of 5 dpns (Baby size)
  • US 5 - 16" [40 cm] circular (Toddler, Child, Adult sizes) Set of 5 dpns (all sizes)
  • Tapestry Needle

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

The Fibre Co. Road to China Light


MC: Apatite; CC: Grey Pearl

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