Fur Stitch (AKA the Loop Stitch)
Yarn: Worsted Weight Silk, approximately 28 yards
Needle Size: US 9
Cast on 30 stitches.
Rows 1 and 3 - Knit all stitches
Row 2 - Knit 1 *Fur Stitch, K1* repeat across all stitches to last two stitches, Knit 2.
Row 4 - Knit 2 *Fur Stitch, K1* repeat across all stitches to end.
Repeat rows 1-4 until your piece measures 6" from cast on edge. End with row 1 or 3.
Fur Stitch = knit the next stitch on the left hand needle and pull the loop through, but do not drop the original stitch. Carefully move the working yarn to the front of your work, wrap it around your thumb and move the yarn to the back. Knit that stitch again. Pick up the second to last stitch on your right hand needle and drop it over the last stitch to tack down the loop.