The Chevron and Feather Stitch is an easy way to dress up any pattern, as the chevron pattern combined with eyelets creates a classy yet modern look. It would be an excellent choice for an afghan or shawl.
Lace & Eyelets Archive
This classic Shetland lace pattern is a breeze to knit. With it's beautiful scalloped edges, it's a great way to edge a piece. It would work great on a shawl, cardigan, or a lacy skirt.
The Ploughed Acre Lace Stitch is a beautiful, simple lace pattern. Using only yarn overs and two easy decreases, it is well suited to beginning lace knitters. With it's strong vertical lines, it works up nicely into scarfs, shawls, and light sweaters.