This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the simple garter lace stitch. This one row pattern is completely reversible and great for blankets and market bags, among other things.
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2
Row 1: K2, *yfrn, p2tog, k2; rep from * to end.
Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this: