The Bow Tie Cloche/Chemo Hat is a soft, stylish hat perfect for fickle Spring weather, or a bad hair day, OR a very flattering and lovely Chemo hat! It is flattering on any age. It comes with directions for a solid brim or a striped brim! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Know how to knit in the round on circular needles, YO, M1 increase, K2 together, Double decreases (all explained clearly in the pattern). GAUGE 6 sts and 7 rows to an inch on size 3 needles in DK weight yarn. Adjust needle size to get gauge. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS The elastic in the Cascade Fixation allows the brim of the hat to be quite stretchy, therefore, accomodating the average adult female head, or a bit more. Pattern can be adjusted for sizes small to large.