So many ways to wear this tam. I wear mine like a golf cap; but you can put a point in front for drama, or over the ears for a brim that shades from the sun and rain. Because it's felted, it's water-repellant. Because it's unusual, it always attracts attention. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY stranded knitting double knitting -- explained in pattern felting GAUGE You determine the gauge needed for sizing the brim as you knit this hat from the center down. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sized to fit as you knit.