The Basketweave stitch is a great textural pattern stitch. It uses front post and back post stitches to create a woven effect throughout the fabric, and works up quite thick. This pattern is great for washcloths, afghan blocks and projects where you want bold texture.
The Open Checkers Stitch creates a simple open block patterned fabric. It is great for making sweaters, afghans, scarves and home decor items.
The Filet Mesh Stitch is a simple crochet pattern that creates a mesh net that is perfect for market bags, and light throws.
The Close Check Stitch is a simple pattern is great for beginners who want a reversible fabric. It's perfect for washcloths and blankets.