A lovely simple 8 row pattern which gives a nice textured finish.
yo - place yarn to the front of your work then over the needle to knit the next stitch
skpo - slip the first stitch from your left needle to the right needle without working it, knit the next stitch, pass the slip stitch over the stitch you have just knit.
k2tog- knit the next 2 stitches together
cast on 35 stitches and knit 4 rows
Row 1,2,3 - K2 purl until the last 2 stitches, k2
Row 4 - K3, *yo, skpo* repeat *-* until last 2 stitches, k2
Row 5,6,7, - k2, purl until the last 2 stitches, k2
Row 8 - k3, *yo, k2tog* repeat *-* until last 2 stitches, k2
repeat rows 1 - 8 until you have worked 40" or required measurement.
Knit 3 rows