The Ladder Stitch is wonderful for scarves, blankets, shawls. It might seem complicated at first, but once you get into the rhythm of it it goes along easily and it's fun to watch the ladder go up and up.
Step 1: Row 1 (WS): P4 *k2tog Tbl, Wrap Yarn Twice, k2tog, p4; Rep from * to End.
Repeat Rows 1 – 2 Until You Have Reached Your Desired Length.
Step 2: Row 2: K4 *p1, p1 into First Part of Wrap, k1 into Second Part of Wrap, p1, k4; Rep from * to End.
Step 3: Repeat Rows 1 – 2 Until You Have Reached Your Desired Length.