I designed this special stitch out of an urge for a beautiful texture that would also look great striped. This blanket is extremely beautiful and luxurious. PERMISSION TO SELL FINISHED ITEMS BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You need to understand basic crochet stitches to complete this pattern. GAUGE Not important, as you can use different hook/yarn combos to change up the size. For the blanket in these photos, gauge is 8 rows of 13 Dc = 4.25" x 4" SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS The blanket in these photos is 33" x 41.5"