This is a really easy pattern using worsted weight yarn that I use to teach beginning knitters. You learn how to cast on, knit, and purl, but no binding off, though if you wanted to bind off, then thread a yarn in the edge stitches to gather the top, you certainly can. Techniques used are stockinette stitch, K2tog decrease, and ribbing. I used 2 skeins of Noro Kureyon for the sample.
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