I used a "C" hook and number 3 crochet thread in the colors, monet, buttercup, black, cream and red. I used the smallest pom pom maker to make the pom poms. The hardest part was the assembly but even that was easier than I thought it would be. Sis suggested that it be used as an ornament to hang from the mirror of your car. That is what I think I am going to do with this one.
With the flower in the hat, I used a pattern of my own and a hotdog button for the center. I felt it was kind of clownish.