The Cocoon Stitch creates a fascinating texture! Small textured cocoons are nested among waving ribs to make a beautiful bumpy fabric. It would be fabulous used as a table runner, bag or even an interesting sweater.
The Popcorn Stitch is a basic technique that is similar to the bobble or cluster stitch, and creates a puffed texture within your fabric. It’s sometimes used for flower motifs and as an accent to add interest to your project.
The Tiny Mock Popcorn Stitch creates a textured fabric with staggered mini bobbles (popcorn) stitches. It's a great way to add interest to blankets, hats, and pillows. And if you're daring, sweaters too.
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to purl three together (p3tog). This technique is often used in knot or bobble patterns in order to create a small clump of stitches. It can also be used to decrease two stitches at a time.