The StellarsJay is one of the Impress Me Bird series. This cute little guy just sits there staring at you, waiting for you to go ahead & impress him, which might I say isn't a easy task. You will find that once you make one of these little guys, you will have to make many for everyone that sees him. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY ch, sl st, sc, hdc,dc, (sc 2 sts tog), working down back side of ch st Working in Both Front & Back Loops French Knot GAUGE Gauge 8 sc by 8 rows = 2 inches. Each pattern can be also made from Baby Wool (fingering weight) For this use a size 3.0 Crochet Hook Gauge 6 sc by 6 rows = 1 inch.