This pattern now comes with two different versions of the ruffle ballet flats. The original (the purple and white ones) and the new version (the blue and white ones). I always loved these little shoes but now I am completely "in love" with them. :o) BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY read a abbreviated pattern, work in the round, In all of our patterns you will need to know all basic stitches but if there is a special st. we will have a explaination. GAUGE For the 0-6 month size gauge is 4.5 sc per inch. For the 6-12 month size gauge is 4 sc per inch.