Volunteer Measurements Guide

*Important Note: When making a set, be sure that the items in the set all fall within the same size category. If this is not done, the items will have to be split up. Thank you!

Blanket Measurements

Hat Measurements

The following are some specific hat measurements in each size category. You will notice that we ask for the hat measurements to be 1.0"-1.5" smaller than the head circumference measurements for each size category. This is due to the fact that the hats will stretch.

 

1–1.5 lbs

2–3 lbs

3–5 lbs

6–8 lbs

9–11 lbs

Hat Circumference

7.5" – 8.5"

8.5" – 10"

10" – 12"

12" – 12.5"

13" – 14"

Hat Length (height)

3" – 3.25"

3.5" – 4.0"

4" – 5"

5" – 6"

6" – 6.5"



Garment Measurements Guide: Size Categories by Pounds

Size categories?
Measurements?

1–1.5 lbs

2-3 lbs

3-5 lbs

6-8 lbs

9-11 lbs

Chest
(circumference)

9" - 10"

11" - 12"

12" - 14"

15" - 17"

18" - 19.5"

Garment Length

11" - 12"

12.5" - 14"

14.5" - 16.5"

17" - 18"

19" - 20"

Wrist to Wrist

11" - 12"

12.5" - 14"

14.5" - 16"

16.5" - 18"

18.5" - 20"

Bottom of Neck (circumference)

2.5"

3"

3.5"

4.5"

5.5"

Head
(circumference)

8.0" - 9.25"

9.75 - 11"

11.25" - 12.75"

13" - 14"

14.5"

Bootie and Sock Length (length from heel to toes)

1.75" - 2.25"

2.25" - 2.75"

2.75" - 3.5"

3.5" - 4"

3.75" - 4.25"

Updated 1/11/2016

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