Pattern is Japanese but fully charted using standard knitting and/or crochet symbols. For help using Japanese charted patterns, please visit the Japanese knitting & crochet group.
Translation requests can be made in this thread.
Japanese size 6 & 8 straight knitting needles (3.9 & 4.5mm)
Japanese size 5 & 6 double-pointed knitting needles (3.6 & 3.9mm)