These Tubes are perfect for dreads/hair that you want to keep out of your way. A more comfortable alternative to hats for warmer weather as it gives you breathing room, while still keeping your hair in place. 'Mesh Loc Tubes' come in 6 different lengths. The X-Small to Small or Medium are the most popular. The Large and X-Large are suitable for longer and thicker locs or for those who may want to cinch the end of the tube and use them as a hat. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Double Crochet - DC 2-DC/TR TOG GAUGE 4 dc's/tr's and 4 rows = 2 inches. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS X-Small 4 inches long. Small 6 inches long. Medium 8 inches long. Large 10 inches long. X-Large 12 inches long.