The Russian stitch is a mosaic colorwork pattern. It creates a fabric of zig zagging columns of contrasting color. Using only one color at a time and slipped stitches, this bold graphic design is easy to make.
The deep waffle stitch uses mock cables to create lattice pattern with heavy texture. The resulting fabric has a diagonal waffle look with deep recesses. This all-over pattern is great for bulky scarves, blankets, or even hats.
The bead stitch is a lace knitting pattern with a unique texture. It creates an interesting fabric of interwoven segments with an organic feel. These segments are reminiscent of strands of beads or links in a watch chain.
The banded basket stitch is a knitting pattern which creates a woven looking fabric. The basketweave pattern has one column of thin stitches, and one almost double its width. This is a simple, reversible, all-over knitting stitch, and it's graphic lines are aesthetically pleasing on larger projects.
The left twist stitch is a mock cable. By knitting stitches out of order, a twist can be created in the fabric. It's more efficient than a 1/1 Cable Left or Cable 2 Forward and can be used in place of those stitches.