Designed by Rae French
I just love this pattern. It is one of my favorites for making Snuggles because it works up into a wonderfully cushy mat.
Worsted weight (or double strands of sport weight), acrylic or cotton
Size 9 knitting needles
Cast on a number of stitches in multiples of two to the desired size.
Row 1 and 3: (wrong side) K across.
Row 2: *K1, k next st by inserting needle in center of st in row below, knitting through both loops *; repeat between *s to within 2 sts of end, K2.
Row 4: K1; repeat between *s of row 2, end K1.
Repeat these 4 rows until desired length. Finish off.
You may wish to roll the edges or crochet around the work to make the edges lie flat. For best results in finishing, leave ends long and weave the ends through the work using a tapestry needle.