I found a couple of stitch patterns I thought you might enjoy. These are the ones referenced in the post, The Shepherd I Shall Not Want
Knit: Five Stitch Cable (found in” Beginner’s Guide Knit Stitches & Easy Projects” by Leisure Arts)
Panel of 5 sts on a background of Reverse Stockinette Stitch.
Row 1: (right side): Slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold in back of work, K2 from left needle, K3 from cable needle.
Row 2 AND ALLWRONG SIDE ROWS: P5
Row 3: K5
Row 5: K2, (K, P, K, P, K) all in next st, pass second, third, fourth, and fifth sts on right needle over first st, K2
Row 7: K5
Row 8: P5
Repeat Rows 1-8 for pattern.
Crochet: Garden Rows (found in “Beginner’s Guide 30 Easy-To-Crochet Pattern Stitches” by Leisure Arts)
Ch 27 loosely
Row 1: (right side): Dc in fourth ch from hook and in each ch across. 25 st
To work Front Post Single Crochet (FPsc), insert hook from front to back around post of st indicated, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook. Skip st behind FPsc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn; work FPsc around first 5 dc, * dc in next dc, (sc in next dc, dc in next dc) twice, work FPsc around next 5 dc; repeat from * across.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), turn; dc in next st and in each st across.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn; sc in first 2 dc, dc in next dc, sc in next dc, dc in next dc, work FPsc around next 5 dc, dc in next dc, (sc in next dc, dc in next dc) twice, work FPsc around next 5 dc, dc in next dc, sc in next dc, dc in next dc, sc in last 2 dc.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn, dc in next st and in each st across.
Repeat Rows 2-5 for pattern.