How To: Crochet The Spike Stitches - Easy Tutorial
This pattern is in Russian and I didn't try the actual link yet (cuz I don't speak/read Russian) but I love the sweater!
Interesting collar treatment plus lots of great stitches & patterns:
BRAIDED SHRUG modern urban in caffee latte, hand knitted shrug bolero sweater, winter fall fashion, gift under 100 dollars
Knitting by spokes coats