Here in Austin, Texas, the long, sunny days of summer are very long, very sunny, and very hot. Sometimes a baseball cap just isn't enough to protect a kid's head. Hoorah for the bucket hat, with shady brim all around. This version is a very simple crochet project - simple enough for even the most novice crocheter. The merino-linen blend provides just the right amount of airiness and structure. It looks great on children and adults. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY chain, single crochet, half-double crochet, double crochet, slip stitch GAUGE 16 dc = 4" = 10 rounds SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS The smaller size measures 20" and fits 19-22" heads. The larger size measures 221/2" and fits 22-24" heads.