This scarf is great for beginners. You can make it with one colour, one strand of yarn or you can use two strands of the same colour or two different colours. You now have choices. You can make a thick scarf, a thin scarf, a wide scarf,a narrow scarf and you can alter the length of the scarf. That makes you happy when you are trying to learn something. You feel like you are getting somewhere. This scarf is a classic pattern and produces a good quality scarf.