P4, K2, repeat from * til the last 4 stitches, K4. Kenneth came home from London with a lovely knitted jumper (several, in fact).
I've made a swatch of something that resembles the stitch, although there's something fancy going on that I can't figure out - some machine witchery!
I will post more/better pictures when I have some.
Cast on a multiple of 6 +4 stitches.
(My swatch is 22)
Version 1: (first picture)
1st row: *K4, P2 repeat from * til the last 4 stitches, K4
2nd row: *P4, K2, repeat from * til the last 4 stitches, K4.
Repeat 1st row
4th row: Knit
1st row: Knit
2nd row: as version 1
3rd & 4th rows: Knit