The Bashful Hat is a lace slouchy hat. Made out of a wool and silk blend yarn making this a pleasant knit and a slouchy hat with a wonderful drape. It is made in the round from brim to crown. No finishing other than weaving in ends. Pattern instructions include chart and written instructions BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl K2tog SSK Knit in the Round GAUGE 15 sts = 2.5" in Lace pat before blocking slightly stretched. 15 sts = 3" in Lace pat after blocking. Take time to save time, check your gauge. 20 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in Rib pat relaxed SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Size: S (M, L) Finished Head Circumference: approx 16 (18, 20) circumference shown in 20"