This beanie is made from ECOTON yarn (48% recycled cotton - 48% recycled acrylic - 4% other fibres. It is knitted in stocking stitch and 1x1 rib on 3 mm and 3.5 mm needles. The pattern is easy to make and perfect for learning how to decrease. The beanie knits up quickly and you'll only need 1 ball to make it in size 6 months. The beanie is machine-washable and can also be made using a knitting-machine.