A Q-tip makes a very simple and effective stitch holder. The cotton ends make it so it stays in place. Simple enough to stash a few of these in your knitting bag just in case you need them. A knitting hack!
free pattern- looks like stacked hearts I found the pattern under Mock Cable Knit Stitch: This pattern stitch is reversible; no need to twist stitches to achive this easy to knit mock cable pattern stitch. Multiple of 10 Row Row Row Row Row Row Rep Rows