This is such a sweet little head covering for any little girl. I used Bernat Baby Boucle', a bulky yarn that makes crocheting this item really quick. It is an acrylic nylon blend totally machine washable and dryable. Ribbon can be easily changed out to offer many color variations. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY basic crochet stitches GAUGE GAUGE: Crown (3 dc and 3 ch 1) equal 1 inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Pattern is written for ages 2 to 10 years Head Circumference: 18" - 20"