This pattern is perfect for a beginner knitter who wants to practice reading patterns. It can be made into a square, as a washcloth or dish rag, or if you keep going in a rectangle you can make your own scarf.
6 Knitting Tips for Beginners, including: Create a neat braid-like edge with an easy chain slip stitch. At the end of every row, slip the last stitch with the yarn in front. At the beginning of the next row, knit the slipped stitch.