This cutter measures 3 inches wide.Made of PLA plastic. Choose standard or dishwasher safe PLA.As with any cookie cutter, flour the dough and cutter generously. Best used with cold dough, not frozen though.DO NOT USE COOKING SPRAY (OIL). It will coat the cutter, making it difficult to use with flour.No returns unless damaged in transit.*Colors may vary.Instructions for Use: Never use hot water or place in dishwasher.Hand wash only using tepid, soapy water and a soft bristled brush.Use cold dough, not frozen.Flour cutter generously for each cut. Dust the dough with flour, top and bottom to prevent sticking.PLA is the common name for Polylactic Acid or Polyactide. PLA is made from starch rich plants such as corn, wheat and sugar beets.