An awesome project for the beginning crochet student! This modular tray organizer pattern works up quickly with incredibly useful results. Customize your workspace with these six modular storage cubbies. The 9 page PDF file includes helpful tips throughout along with 28 full color, step-by-step photos. All instructions are written out completely with the beginner in mind, using no abbreviations. Includes both USA and UK notation. Requires knowledge of the following stitches: chain stitch slip stitch single crochet (double crochet in the UK) working through back loop Compartments are assembled with a blunt yarn needle using blanket stitch, although whip stitch may easily be substituted. Materials needed: G-6 (4.25 mm) crochet hook 6.7 ounces (190 grams) DK weight yarn, divided into two equal balls, OR one ball of bulky to super bulky weight yarn Blunt yarn needle Optional materials: Safety pins for holding compartments together during assembly Bamboo kitchen skewers to slip inside seams for additional shaping; tray shown uses two 11 inch (28cm) lengths, two 3.75 inch (9.5 cm) lengths, and two 1.5 inch (4 cm) lengths You can sell bowls made from this pattern, of course. When selecting yarn for this project, keep in mind that cotton makes a soft and sturdy fabric, acrylic is a tad floppy alone, but works well when blended with other fibers, wool creates cozy texture, while blends such as alpaca, linen, or metallic fibers add unique depth and richness to your final project. Final measurements of assembled tray: 12 inches long, 10 inches wide, and 1.25 inches deep (30 cm long, 25cm wide, 3.3 cm deep). BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY chain stitch slip stitch single crochet working through the back loop (instructions included) whipstitch (for sewing compartments together) GAUGE Gauge is not critical for this project. Any hook and yarn combination that gives you a dense, tight fabric will work. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Final measurements of assembled tray shown: 12 inches long, 10 inches wide, and 1.25 inches deep (30 cm long, 25cm wide, 3.3 cm deep).