To knit the Open Flares pattern, just follow this simple stitch pattern to the desired length:
Cast on a multiple of 11 sts plus 2.
Row 1 (RS) *P2, k2tog, (yo, K1) 5 times, yo, ssk; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.
Row 2 and all even rows K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 3 *P2, k2tog, K9, ssk; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.
Row 5 *P2, k2tog, K7, ssk; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2.
Row 6 K2, purl to last 2 sts, K2.
Rows 1–6 form pattern.
k2tog knit the next 2 sts together
psso pass sl st over
ssk slip, slip, knit
sskpo ssk, place this st back on LH needle. Lift 2nd st on LH needle over the ssk st, then return the ssk st to RH needle
sl slip stitch
yo yarn over
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