This decoration for knitted projects looks like Latvian Knitting, but is really just crocheted slip stitches made into a knitted foundation. It's really easy to do and is a very effective way to add design interest to your knitting.
The magic loop method for circular knitting one of my favorite skills to teach. Not only is it easy to master, but it can actually save time and money, and perhaps even help you get a better fit in your hand knitted garments. Here is a handy