Easy to medium skills. Crochet both back and forth and in the round. You need yarn (La Droguerie Lin is DK, 8 ply, 11 wpi. You need between 250 grams, 500 meters or 547 yards and 350 grams, 700 meters or 766,5 yards depending on size. You need a bit more if you want the top longer), crochet hook (4 mm/US G) and 2 to 4 buttons, snaps or loops for the neck. Five sizes: x-small, small, medium, large and x-large.