Gauge is not too important in this pattern. If you know you are a tight knitter go up on needle size.
Size 6 U.S. (4 mm) needles
Four buttons 1⁄4” in diameter
Size E (3.5 mm) crochet hook
Sewing needle and thread (in a matching color)
1 hank Pagewood Farm Alyeska (80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon, 360 yards), shown in: Purple Haze.
Approximately 30 yards of sport weight yarn will work (this is a perfect project for yarn left-overs).