The Tweed Stitch is a great pattern for beginner knitters to help move beyond the normal knit and purl stitch. It creates a pebble like textured fabric that’s great for scarves, bags, and even sweaters. It’s also a great stitch for menswear.
The Ridged Rib Stitch is a reversible broken rib style pattern that creates a waffle like texture. This stitch is useful when making blankets, bags, hats, scarves, and mittens. It can even be used for the cuffs of socks.
The Linen Stitch simulates a woven fabric like linen by alternating wrapped stitches over slip stitches. The result is a tight dense fabric that is very sturdy and durable. It’s great for masculine scarves, pot holders, bags, and jackets.
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double garter stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern. The double garter stitch would be great for scarves, baby blankets, and afghans!
The Basketweave Stitch pattern uses simple knits and purls to create a textured fabric that emulates a woven basket. It is a great pattern for blankets and washcloths as well as bags, pillows, or scarves.
The 2-Stitch Garter Rib Stitch is a simple pattern that is great for beginners who want a reversible fabric. It’s perfect for washcloths, scarves, and blankets. It is also a great pattern for men’s knits.