A beret made to match a scarf made with the same pattern. The pattern has instructions for increasing size(s) (i.e around head measures as well as length of project) This pattern has been tested using: a) D.K weight acrylic, Vardhaman Millenium ; 45 gms / 150 yds (for beret) ; 4.5 mm crochet hook ; b) D.K weight acrylic, Vardhaman Millenium ; 90 gms / 300 yds (for slouchy) ; 4.5 mm crochet hook ; c) D.K weight, Colourmart ; 84 gms ; 4.5 mm crochet hook ; Comments :Instructions and photos clear , took about 4 hrs Skill level by tester :Advanced beginner d) Life DK Prints by Sstylecraft ; about 50 gms ; 4.5 mm crochet hook ;C Gauge :~ 7 fpdc over 2" : Comments : Instructions were very clear & detailed ; Illustrations & photos : Excellent and contributed greatly to understanding the pattern. Very helpful to have crochet instructions on top of the photos Skill level by tester : The lacy pattern was easy to understand for an inexperienced crocheter. e) Pound of Love ; under 100 gms ; 4.5 mm crochet hook ; Took about 1.5-2 hrs ; Comments : Instructions, illustrations & photos were all good and useful. love this set ! Skill level by tester : advanced due to fsc used. f) Premier Yarns, Primo (Lavender 28-07) ; 3.25 oz/92g/253.5 yds / 230m ; 4.5 mm (US 7) crochet hook ; Comments : Instructions clear ; Photos very helpful ; liked that you included CYCA specs, yarn weight information ; took about 10-12 hrs - but could go a lot faster ; Love the ribbing which has just the right amoutn of stretch for a hat band. Skill level by tester : Advanced beginner BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY ch, sc, slip st fsc knowledge good, but link provided in pattern fpdc knowledge good but link & tutorial provided in pattern GAUGE Not critical, but gauge given in pattern. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Beret : (W of band) 2" x (L) 8.75" x (around forehead) 20" Slouchy : (W of band) 3" x (L) 14" x (around forehead) 20"