This adorable hound dog hat is equally suitable for boys and girls of all ages. Completely customizable to suit your needs - make it in blues for a boy, pinks or purples for a girl, or reds, greens, yellows or browns for both. Different shaped eye patches add a touch of whimsy and make the hat extra special and fun. The ears can be straightened or bent over, depending on the look you like best. This hat is perfect for everyday wear, as a gift or as a photography prop. You can't help but love this cute, irresistible Hound Dog hat! ♥..`..♥ This pattern is suitable for a knowledgeable beginner with some crocheting experience. You can make the hat with or without the earflaps, and the pattern includes a variety of eye patch styles (circular, star, heart), and a bow! ♥..`..♥ This highly versatile pattern comes with clear & concise instructions to make our own unique Hound Dog hat. This includes instructions for making: a beanie hat; an earflap hat; braided and twisted ties; Dog eye patches (star, circle, heart) Dog nose Dog ears Bow BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should be familiar with basic crochet stitches (slst, sc, hdc, dc) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Newborn 0 to 3 Months 3 to 6 Months 6 to 12 Months 1 to 4 Years 5 to 10/12 Years Teen Adult PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Red Heart "Super Soft" or "Super Saver"