(This is NOT a beginners crochet hat pattern.) If you would like a beginners crochet baby hat pattern see this page here.
You should be able to work Front Post Double crochet (this creates the ridges) and you should be able to crochet in the V stitch following a pattern.
The Cap was inspired by a vintage cap pattern my friend had asked if I could make for her.
I would like to thank the readers of my site, as I learn and grow in my crocheting journey, YOU help to shape the patterns. Many contacted me to say they were confused by the pattern, (and actually its relatively EASY)
SO I have made a few adjustments and written it out a little clearer for you all.
Now as always if you spot a mistake or I could write something more clearly, please leave me a message.