Sophie is a modern slouchy hat with a hemmed edge, designed to fit 18 inch dolls like American Girl. The ridged stitch pattern gives it a textured slinky-like look that emphasizes the casual fit. Worked in the round with minimal finishing required. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knitting in the round on double pointed needles Decreasing Knitting a hem GAUGE 23 sts = 4" in stockinette stitch worked in the round on US 5 (3.75mm) needles. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size ~ to fit 18" dolls like American Girl with a head circumference of approximately 12 1/4".