Row 1 (WS): Purl
Row 2: K2, *K1, sl this st back to the LH needle, lift the next 8 sts on the LH needle over this st and off the end of the needle, [YO] 2 times, K the 1st st again, K2; rep from * (27 sts)
Row 3: P1, *P2tog, drop 1 YO loop, inc 1 (by knitting into the front and back) in the rem YO loop, P1; rep from * to last st, P1 (22 sts)
Row 4 (this could be done in a contrasting color if desired): K1, *K3tog; rep from *, end K1 (8 sts)
Row 5: *P2tog; rep from * (4 sts)
Sl 2nd, 3rd and 4th sts over first st and off the end of the needle. Fasten off and sew seam.
JIMMY BEAN'S WOOL