cabled vest/cowl - *Inspiration* this one is knit but you could easily crochet this so pull out your favorite scarf pattern and get to crocheting. You may need to adjust the width of the scarf. Once your scarf is long enough, wrap it around yourse.
simple knit cowl Cast on 120 stitches. Join for knitting in the round. Place marker for beginning of round. Purl one round.* YO, Knit 2 tog* around. Purl one round. Repeat until desired length is achieved.
think I would put in at least one buttonhole and a gorgeous large button onto this pattern from Sirdar's Big Bamboo Knits and features 15 handknits for women in Fabulously soft and light Sirdar Big Bamboo yarn