This is Lucy,Tk's granddaughter. She is 5,yep 5. She knits and she made this hat! It is done with 1 ball of Encore by Plymouth Yarn. We Love it at The Purl District. We give the pattern away FREE with the purchase of 1 stinkin' ball of Encore and the needles,sz15/16"circs. Get busy knittin'! It's almost Christmas you know. We have a special on giftcards at the shop to help you.