Upcycle a men's sweater into a fall knit skirt (this is actually a knitting pattern for the skirt, I'm all about taking the lazy way to get it done!) Lady who made this and modeled it was real life sized and it looked good on her!
Entrelac: is a knitting technique used to create a textured diamond pattern. While the result resembles basket-woven strips of knitted fabric, the actual material comprises interconnected squares on two different orientations. Read more here (thank you @Cafsur Fine): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entrelac