I love this scarf/hood combo. I call it my scood. It's really soft and really cute. It is a little pricey but I think it's worth it - I've gotten a lot of use out of it and quite a few compliments. The hood is big (as someone else said), but I think it's meant to be slouchy, not form fitting, and I like it. Plus, it keeps you warm, which is its purpose. I think.
First, I have a small head, but you could fit two of me in this hat!...no kidding! Don't consider this unless you have a really large head and lots of thick hair. The straps (scarf) wrap goes down to my knees and is not what is pictured. Material is soft and feels nice to touch. Sorry, this item goes back.