This is a fun fast lace shawl using DK weight yarn. If wanted you can place one stitch marker after the first 8 stitches and one before the last 8 stitches this will keep the border stitches separate from the lace stitches for you. This is an easy lace pattern that just requires knowledge of Yarn Over's, and slip 1 purl wise, knit 2 together, pass slip stitch over. I believe it is good for anyone who has moderate beginning skills. The great thing about this pattern is you can use any size yarn and size needles you want it will just cause the size to be different. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, knit 2 together, purl 2 together, and yarn over GAUGE is up to what size yarn and needles you use. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS This is dependent on how many repeats you do and what size yarn you use. Pictured wrap is 40" - 101 cm by 16" - 40 cm.