When you start the adventure with crocheting, everything is not immediately obvious. First select the pattern with the right skill level. Below are the current explanations of the skill levels used in crocheted patterns.
Skill Level Beginner
Projects for first-time crocheters using basic stitches.
Skill Level Easy
Projects using yarn with basic stitches, repetitive stitch patterns, simple color changes, and simple shaping and finishing.
Skill Level Intermediate
Projects using a variety of techniques, such as basic lace patterns or color patterns, mid-level shaping and finishing.
Skill Level Experienced
Projects with intricate stitch patterns, techniques and dimension, such as non-repeating patterns, multi-color techniques, fine threads, small hooks, detailed shaping and refined finishing.
NOTE: You can find more information about skill levels in the pdf document prepared by Craft Yarn Council [Download pdf]