This rug brightens up a whole room. Thick and soft to stand on, machine washable (gentle), and quick to make. Who wouldn't want to make this rug as a gift? Beware though - you may just want to keep it!! Cord: Maxi-Cord Braided 6mm, Super Bulky (5-6 wpi), 44505 Tangerine 2 skeins = 200.0 yards (182.9m) Bonnie Craft Cord 6mm, Super Bulky (5-6 wpi), Purple 1 skeins = 50.0 yards (45.7m) Yarn Note: If you do not wish to work with the craft cord, you can substitute 2 strands super bulky yarn or 4 strands worsted yarn. Your rug will only be as thick as the yarn/cord that you use to make it with. If you use a substitution then be aware that your gauge may be different from that stated. Yarn rugs will be smaller and not as firm. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY crochet GAUGE There is no gauge. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 36 inches in diameter SUGGESTED YARN 250 yards of Bulky weight COLORWAY There are written instructions only.