This is a fun basket weave pattern! Not sure about it for a sweater, but I like the texture for, say, pillows or a hand bag. (And of course, I love the purple!
Aran Knitting Pattern Cardigan Sweater with cables Baby Girls Boys 590 in Crafts, Crocheting & Knitting, Patterns
Ravelry: Boy Sweater pattern by Lisa Chemery.