The Whelk Stitch is a slip stitch pattern which creates a waffle-like textured fabric. It’s a fantastic choice for men’s wear, as well as washcloths and blankets.
This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the bamboo stitch. This simple pattern creates a woven looking fabric that's very masculine. It's great for men's scarves, afghans, and sweaters.
The Double Knit Fabric Stitch is a faux rib pattern that creates a thick, squishy fabric, perfect for warm sweaters and blankets. It should not be confused with double knitting, which is a technique often associated with color work.
The Slipped Double Chain Cable Stitch is a cable pattern that uses slipped stitches to create a traveling chain link motif. It is a great detail for home decor projects, scarves, or sweaters.
The Inverted Gull Cable Panel Stitch is a beautiful slipped stitch cable pattern. As a panel, it can easily be inserted into other designs with a plain Reverse Stockinette Stitch background for great effect. It would work well on Aran Sweaters and winter hats.