It is a soft bear to cuddle! Plus it is a crayon storage holder! Use the apron to store crayons when not in use. What a cute gift idea with a new box of crayons! The entire pattern is easy to knit! What a nice gift for a child to give another child, with grandmas help with the knitting! Bear alone is a nice soft toy for babies and younger children. Uses worsted weight yarns, knitting needles US # 8. Bear is about 8 ½ inches tall when finished.