I have learned how to knit a few months ago and this idea popped into my head to make this bonnet. I thought I could design something simple but very pretty at the same time. It's a very easy pattern. I have had a few knitters that were a little rusty say that it was very easy to make. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit stitch Purl stitch Bind off/Cast off Cast on Whip stitch GAUGE 3-4 stitches per inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Newborn - 6.5" x 6" 3-6 months - 7.5" x 7" 6-12 months - 8" x 7.5"