Sometimes, the most simple of stitches can create a dramatic effect. Take for example the Mobius Cowl designed by Tanis Gray. This cowl was featured in the Fall 2009 issue of Knit Simple.
Knitted with 2 hanks of Migrations by Alchemy Yarns of Transformation, this cowl is worked in a modified basketweave stitch.
This cowl would look great paired with a with a white tank top from White House Black Market:
And these sexy skinny jeans in orange suede from Current/Elliott: