With A, cast on 48 sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles (12 sts per needle). Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Rnds 1-7: *K2, p2; rep from * around.
Rnd 8: (K2, p2) 4 times, kfb, k1, p2, (k2, p2) 3 times, kfb, k1, p2, (k2, p2) 3 times - 50 sts at the end of this rnd.
Knit 1 rnd.
Beg Garter Block Pattern
Rnds 1 and 3: *With B, k5; with A, k5; rep from * around.
Rnds 2 and 4: *With B, p5; with A, p5; rep from * around.
Rnds 5 and 6: With A, knit.
Rep rnds 1-6 twice more.
With A, knit 1 rnd. Cut A.
Divide sts onto 2 double pointed needles (25 sts on each needle). With RS of work facing outwards, hold both needles in one hand. With 3rd needle and B, *knit together 1 st from each needle; rep from * across - 25 sts at the end of this row. Working back and forth in rows with B, knit 2 rows.
Bind off as if to knit.
Weave in ends.