This hat is not only beautiful, but also very easy and fast to make. It could be a perfect last minute gift! The hat is made flat on two straight needles and sewn at the back. If you would like to make it on circular needles, you would need to eliminate the 1st and the last stitches in every row as they are for the seam. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, knit 2 together GAUGE 4 sts, 5 rows per 1". SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS adult, circumference- 20" , height- 8"