Okay first ya gotta stop deleting stuff while I am reading it so it doesn't disappear when I go to reply! *shakes fist*
I would think (and this is just thinkin') that if you do a five stitch border you would get that result. Basically knit 2 at the beginning of the row and three at the end with your pattern in between.
I have done it with baby blankets and I think they were staggered.