Cotton Neat Motif by Pierrot (Gosyo Co., Ltd) - This pattern is available for free. Both English and Japanese versions are fully charted using standard knitting and/or crochet symbols. Japanese version available here.
Eleventh Hour Blanket This super bulky afghan is soon to become your favorite pattern. Knit with two strands of bulky yarn at once, the Eleventh Hour Blanket is the cuddliest and quickest blanket you'll ever make! *IF* I ever need another blanket.