Twelve stitches to a pattern.
First row:—Knit 2 together, knit 2 together, make 1 and knit 1 for four times, knit 2 together, knit 2 together.
Third row:—Knit plain.
This is also a pretty pattern for toilet covers.
Cast on a multiple of twelve stitches
First row: (k2tog) twice, (yo, k1) four times, (k2tog) twice; repeat to end
Second row: purl
Third row: Knit
Fourth row: Purl
Repeat these four rows