This is such a soft and simple blanket, perfect for gift giving. It's such a convenient size for stroller and car seat and as baby grows, it becomes the perfect size for a nice little lovey :-) It works up quickly, so this would also be a nice project for those that are making blankets for charity as well. Have fun! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Read a crochet pattern Know basic crocet stitches SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approx. 23" x 26" Use a larger hook to increase the size of the blanket. SUGGESTED YARN 700 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Caron Simply Soft used here. And soft worsted weight baby yarn will be fabulous as well.