Practical, comfortable and cute! Best of all...quick and easy to knit. Unlike many other baby shorts patterns, this one has a nice crotch and back shaping and will look and fit better between the legs and around the bottom. It is a flat design and the shaping is simple easy to do, a beginner can certainly have a go at these. You will be very pleased with the result. The pants design has a crotch and back shaping to make sure it looks and fits really well over diaper/nappy. For winter choose wool yarn and for summer choose cotton or blends. Instructions are in two sizes to fit: 0 to 6 months and 6 to 12 months You need some 4mm or US 6 knitting needles and between 50 to 100 g of any 8 ply yarn, choose from wool, cotton, acrylic or blends. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl short rows flat design increase decrease GAUGE 22 st and 28 rows make 10cm or 4 inch square SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sizes: small and large to fit babies :0 to 6 months and 6 to 12 months PREFERRED BRAND/YARN any 8ply yarn of your choice COLORWAY anything goes!