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Garter Stitch Loops

Skill level: Intermediate 

This is simply a garter stitch fringe caught up after a few rows to form loops. 

Method 
Cast on 4 sts. 
1st row (RS) Slip 1, k 3. 
2nd row Slip 1, k 3. 
3rd row Cast on one st by working k in the next st without slipping it off, transfer the new st from the right-hand to the left-hand needle; inserting the needle between the first 2 sts on left-hand needle each time, cast on 6 more sts in this way, making a total of 11 sts; bind off 7 sts, k to end. 4 sts. 
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th rows Slip 1, k 3. 
9th row With right-hand needle pick up 2 strands of last cast-on st, k first st on left-hand needle then slip strands over this st, k to end. 
10th row Slip 1, k 3. 
Repeat 1st-10th rows, ending with a 1st pattern row. 
Bind off. 

Trim directions reproduced by permission from 
150 Knitted Trims by Leslie Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2007