Worked side-to-side, this pattern uses only ch and hdc throughout, with dc and sc for the edgings.
Pattern is made to measure according to the standard sizing chart provided in the pattern. Size chart includes sizes newborn to 12 years. You could likely use this same pattern to make larger sizes if you are experienced with crochet .
You may use fingering, sport or DK weight yarn with this pattern. There is no gauge required as the pattern is made to measure. As a result, no specific yardage estimates can be provided in the pattern. (Sample size 5 used just under 1,000 yards of a fingering weight yarn crochet hook size H (5.0 mm).
You'll also need several small buttons and needle and thread.
Skill level: Intermediate
Pattern is written in standard American terms.