Materials: 2 skeins Ultra Alpaca Bulky or 90 yards of similar gauge yarn and US size 13 (9mm) 24" circular needle, tapestry needle
Gauge: 10 stitches = 4 inches on US size 13 (9mm) needles
CO 58 sts and join to work in the round taking care not to twist sts. Place a marker at first st but around the yarn below it instead of on the needle itself.
set up row: knit
Rnd 1: *mk (make knot - k2tog without slipping sts off needle, then p2tog the same 2 sts), repeat to end of rnd
Rnd 2: knit
Rnd 3: knit 1, *mk, repeat to within 1 st of end of rnd, using last st of this rnd and first st of next rnd, mk
Rnd 4: starting with 2nd st of rnd, knit to end of rnd
Repeat rnds 1 to 4 four times more. Repeat rnds 1 to 3 once more. Next rnd: bind off loosely. Weave in ends with tapestry needle.