This is a quick and easy project that you will want to knit for all your friends! This snug fitting beanie is knit in a soft and warm merino wool. The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. The cables travel up the hat and hide the decreases used to shape the crown. Four sizes are presented, each with a different number of cables and/or pattern repeats. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit in the round work cables work decreases GAUGE 12.5 sts and 13 rows = 2 inches in cable pattern worked in the rnd with larger needle. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Child - Will fit 18-20" head circumference. 6" long. Teen/Sm. Adult - Will fit 20-22" head circumference. 7" long. Medium Adult - Will fit 22-24" head circumference. 8" long. Large Adult -Will fit 22-24" head circumference. 9" long.