Perfect for school age, teenage, or anyone that has to stand and wait for the bus or taxi. Nice pocket keep hands warm while waiting. And, a button closure so you can keep a small wallet or keys in the pockets too. This is an easy textured stitch with super easy shaping. We recommend this for a beginner that has already learned to knit, and wants to proceed learning a new stitch and increase /decrease method. It will not take long to knit this up! Our scarf is about 54 long. A good size for most adults. Childrens size scarf is 45 inches long. Make one for the kids too! Uses worsted weight yarns, knitting needles, US # 9.