Left: wrong side
Right: right side - but both look nice!
Multiple of 6 + 2
Use two needles, one four sizes larger than the other.
Use the larger needle to cast on
Row 1: (WS) with larger needle, knit
Row 2: with smaller needle - k1 *(skip 3 sts, p fourth st and pull it over 3 skipped sts) 3 times, p the 3 skipped sts; rep from *, end k1
Repeat these two rows for the pattern. Cast on and bind off edges will be scalloped.