Great idea: "For this blanket, Jane used double moss stitch and knit five "scarves" that were then sewn into one big blanket." Find a scarf pattern (or two) and then make scarves in to a blanket. More interesting than knitting a whole blanket!
Fish Scale Stitch PATTERN: Maultiples of 3 purl (right side) *YO, pass st on righthand needle over first two 2 sts; rep from * to last st, Purl pass st on righthand needle over first YO; rep from* to last 2 sts, Rep 4 rows, happy knitting :)
As long as it doesn't look like a shower curtain the way this does. "Outdoor curtains are a great way to soften your porch and keep your patio furniture from fading, Just make sure that its treated fabric so the elements don't destroy them!