The crocodile stitch makes this hooded cowl lovely. [This site offers instructions as to how to do this crochet stitch. I'll probably not get around to it before I kick the bucket, but it's fun to look at.
Nice stitch, Linen Stitch: Works on an even number of stitches. Row *Knit slip 1 with yarn in front. Repeat from * across, ending with a knit Row *Purl slip 1 with yarn in back. Repeat from * across, ending with a purl Repeat these two rows for pattern.