You need an uneven number of stitches for this method. See how to do the half fisherman stitch when knitting, with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars.
Judy's knits have appeared in movies, television, and concerts for over thirty years. She herself has been hand-knitting and stitching for over fifty. Knitting Tips by Judy is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn how to knit or stitch by hand. Watch as she teaches you how to do the half-fisherman stitch when knitting in this video tutorial.