This pattern came about when I misread the directions for a different stitch. I loved the way it turned out, and had several people inquire about it so I decided to write it out. It creates a nice finished project that looks much more complicated than it is. Here are links to pictures of the first three rows, as I get a lot of questions about the first rows working up uneven. Row 1: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicoleross/7974094176/ Row 2: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicoleross/7974090632/ Row 3: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicoleross/7974087384/ BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY chain double crochet single crochet GAUGE Gauge isn't important. Simply adjusted your yarn and hook or starting chain to get your desired width and length.