What you needSize US11 (8mm)needles
Worsted weight yarn( 8ply)
K2tog=knit 2 together
Cast on 74sts.
Row 1:P2,K2,P2, to end, ending with P2
Row 2:K2,P2,K2, to end, ending with K2
Rows 3-6:Repeat rows 1 and 2
Row 7:Knit to across
Row 8:K2*sl2, pass 1st slipped st. over 2nd and off needle,sl1, pass 2nd slipped st. over 3rd. and off needle, slip 3rd st. back onto left hand needle, yo2, knit 3rd sl st; rep from * to last st.,K1
Row 9: K3,*P1,K2;rep form * to end.
Knit for 10″, measuring form beginning to end, in either stockinette stitch or repeat the last two rows. I used stockinette stitch.
NOTE: you must knit in the back of yo stitches.
Decrease Row:K2tog across entire row.
Next Row:Purl across.
Sewing: Cut a 12″ length of yarn off of the skeining, so that its still attached to knitting.
Thread a yarn needle and carefully slip the sts. off needle. Pull tightly then whip st. seam closed.
Tuck in ends and attach a crocheted flower if desired.