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!
Pinner says: Missoni-esque scarf. Looks like linen stitch using multiple colors of variegated yarns - one color per row. Liked that the knitter knit into the back of the loop of the first and last stitches to tighten them.
A method for 'casting on' stitches on the side of a piece of knitting (while knitting it) so there's no need to pick up stitches later! For example, cast on stitches for the arm when knitting the body of a sweater. My head is spinning having read this .