This is a beginner crochet pattern. Your cats will love these swirly mice toys and small dogs love them too! Make some fun gift's for your pet, and best of all, when they get lost under the furniture, you can crochet new ones in no time! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knowledge of basic crochet stitches and skills are necessary to complete this project. This pattern is crocheted using two yarn strands held together as one. GAUGE 5 sc = 2", but gauge is not important for this project. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 5 1/2" from tip of toy to knot, 10 1/2" long including yarn ends.