I wanted to start creating my own patterns and will be continuing to post to my blog. Please check it out if you are interested and "Like" my Facebook page. Thanks!! I would love to see your pictures!! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY It is help to know how to: Chain, Single Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Double Crochet and Slip Stitch If you do not know how to do these please go here for video tutorials: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL690A55EC532071F0&feature=plcp SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS This beanie will fit a newborn.