Cowls are a practical alternative to scarves for wintery warmth . . . and they’re quick to knit, making them a great choice for holiday gifts. We knit one in a double strand of the luscious Ecco Cashmere

Mayu knit this beautiful soft cowl in less than one skein of Misti Alpaca Sock . The pattern is Abby from the Fall 2008 issue of Knitty