This is a great beginner's crochet project, using basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple shaping and finishing techniques. PLEASE NOTE: Individual crochetters may sell a hat made from this pattern. I just ask that you credit me as the pattern's author and include a link to my Etsy shop in your listing. Thank you!! Original Design by Yoshie Wakabayashi from Momohana Kobo http://www.etsy.com/shop/MomohanaKobo BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic crochet stitches: "ch, dc, sc, sl st" Special stitch: bubble Crocheted in the round from the top down GAUGE Round 1 - 4 = 3 1/2 inches (9 cm) diameter SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sized to fit most adults. Brim measures 22 inches circumference and stretches to fit up to 24 inches head.