This simple pattern has spectacular results! Any DK weight (Light 3) will work. Great way to use up your stash of beautiful sock yarn. Try it in mohair for the fall and winter. Great project for car or airplane traveling, kids team practices, waiting at the doctors office. Easily fit a couple small skeins and a hook in your bag. You will love this scarf all year round. Great in the summer air conditioned places. Wear it around your shoulders or around your neck. Wrap around you head at the pool. Whip these up for your friends as gifts. Make it any length you like. Any yarn will work, just adjust your hook and chains. Try a thicker yarn and larger hook for a winter scarf. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY I would rate this as an advanced beginner crocheter. You need to know how to single crochet. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS approx. 78" long before joining the ends.