A great way to learn new knitting stitches is to look for free dishcloth knitting patterns! There are tons of these free patterns all over the web with really interesting stitches that you can learn! Many are in English and provide written instructions instead of charts!
Dishcloth Knitting Stitches
Textured knitting stitch with lace. More Great Patterns Like This
Peacock Lace Stitch Knitting. More Great Patterns Like This
Vine with Diamonds Lace Stitch. More Great Patterns Like This