Elastic, stretchy cast on method for knitting, great for ribbing, almost invisible. Dubbed the "accidental method" in my head, since it was made by mistake when attempting the long tail cast on method.
Free knitting pattern for a super simple, easy to knit seed stitch cowl. It uses one skein of yarn, and can be knitted up in one night! I may have to learn how to do that. (point: not crochet, but I only have one yarn-y board)