I rate this pattern at an intermediate level. Skills needed include working in the front loop, single crochet, double crochet, foundation stitches and seaming.
Berroco Vintage Dk (52% acrylic, 40% wool, 8% nylon; 290 yd/266 m/ 3.5oz/100g; light worsted/DK/3 weight)
5(5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9) balls of Pumpkin (2176)
G/4.25mm hook (or hook to obtain gauge)