This Herringbone pattern is beautiful, and she gives lovely step by step instructions, WITH pictures! Whit's Knits: Big Herringbone Cowl - The Purl Bee - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the whelk stitch. This slip stitch pattern creates waffle like textured fabric that is great for men’s wear, as well as washcloths and blankets.
simple knitting-silver grey cowl:Cast on 28 stitches with TWO strands of medium weight yarn. Row repeat from * until last 4 stitches, Row repeat from * until last 4 stitches, (i think this is called “double seed stitch”)