Fairisle (Stranded Knitting)
What is Fairisle?
Stitch World Books
Stuff You Should Know
Quick Win Exercise
Best resource for stitch patterns
One extremely valuable resource for machine knitters are the Brother Stitch World Books. They display a treasure-trove of stitch patterns that can be the source of inspiration for any knitting machine.
If you have an electronic machine and are lucky enough to use DAK, you can download the patterns.