?This *PDF* crochet pattern/tutorial includes detailed step by step instructions, symbol charts and pictures to help you create this cute little crab. If you can not read symbolic charts, for your convenience there is a detailed text description. In addition, comparing the description and the symbols, you can learn to understand the symbolic graphics and use this skill for "reading" patterns in the foreigner language magazines. ?The pattern was deeply tested by a group of external independent testers before it was found ready for your use. ?This pattern got complimentary comments from testers and users: . ... wonderful pattern, easy to follow... . ... I loved testing this pattern for Marina. I think it is a very unique pattern... - See more at: http://www.hand-made-craft.com/publ/patterns/crocheted_amigurumi_patterns/rupert_the_crab/2-1-0-6#sthash.JI5JWQlQ.dpuf BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should be familiar with crocheting in rounds and basic stitches only. There are no basic crochet tutorials included. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS pproximately 1.5 inch (3.5 cm) shell only, 3 inch (7.5 cm) with the claws.