This beautiful little baby cardigan is knit in thick garter stitch to keep your baby toasty. The best part, it is knit in one piece! Based on a classic French baby cardigan, the pattern was created by a knitwear designer from Lyon, France. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You will need to know how to cast on stitches, knit stitches, knit two stitches together, knit in the front and back of a stitch to make another stitch, yarn over, cast off, seam work, and knit in ends of the finished work - skill level beginner/intermediate. A cardigan, for an average skilled knitter, should take approximately sixteen hours to complete. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS The cardigan pattern can be knit in either size newborn or 6 months.