This hat works up very quickly. You can make one in less than 30 minutes! This pattern includes direction for both the pixie hat & beanie with or without the chin strap so it is like getting 4 patterns for the price of one! Makes a super cute gift and adorable photography prop. Includes PATTERN for size 0-3 months!! Materials: Bulky Weight Yarn L (8mm) crochet hook or size to obtain gauge yarn needle stitch marker 3/4" to 1" button for chin strap beads or buttons for flower center - optional Skill Level: Beginner - Please contact me if you have ANY questions! Due to the nature of this product there are NO REFUNDS ON PATTERNS. You do not have permission to recopy, rewrite, redistribute or resell this pattern in any form, whole or in part. If you sell items online, I only ask that you link back to my blog at www.oodles-4-noodles.com The basic beanie pattern (without chin strap) is available for free on my blog at this link. http://oodles4noodles.blogspot.com/2011/06/basic-chunky-newborn-beanie-free.html Modeled pics courtesy of http://www.shandaleighphotography.com/ *Please follow all Craftsy instructions for purchasing patterns. I do not give refunds for any reason. Even if you accidentally purchase a pattern more than once. It costs me more money to issue a refund than I receive from your purchase. When in doubt you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY hdc - half double crochet dc - double crochet sc- single crochet sl st - slip stitch st - stitch, sts - stitches ch - chain sp - space GAUGE About 2dc per inch measured across a row. Gauge is not vital to this pattern. If it comes out too big or too small just adjust you hook size. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximate Finished size is 13" x 6" for pixie & 13"x 5" for beanie 0-3 Months Only!