If there is one pattern people repeatedly ask for over and over again, it is this one! Not only is it easy, it is just perfect for fit! We get so many rave reviews on this hat! Everyone can wear this, and men especially love it! So easy to knit, well fitted at top of hat. Uses worsted weight yarns, knitting needles, US # 8. Plus you will a few double points to finish decreases at top. No, it is not difficult; just a few rows of double points and you are done! This is reversible to give two different looks!