This pattern is particularly effective in variegated or ombre yarns; the shading of colors displays the alternating bias slant of the stitches very well. Horizontal stripes in contrasting colors also make a striking chevron efTect.
Row 1 (Right side)—Kl, kl and leave st on needle, k into the head of the st below the one just knitted, and si both sts from needle together; k2, * k2 tog-b, put the resulting st back on left-hand needle and pass the next st over it and off needle; then return the st to right-hand needle; k2, knit into the head of st below the next st, then knit the next st through back loop, then knit again into the head of same st below (the "same" st is now the 3rd st down); k2; rep from *, end k2 tog-b and pass the next st over, k2, k into the st below next st, then k the next st itself. Row 2—Purl.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2.
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