Free Pattern: Lara's Cowl by Coats & Clark... now, this look COZY!
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chunky snood Looks cool and cozy warm
Ravelry: Simple Slouchy Beanie pattern by Kelly Kingston.- repin! La!!!! I'll take one in slate blue:)
Top 10 Cowl Knitting Patterns by Brome Fields
Ravelry: Lace and Cables Scarf pattern by Christy Hills
Big needles doing garter stitch -- a few rows with fluffy or wired laceweight to form the background grid, then two to a few rows of something varied and bulky. If you only do one or two rows of the bulky at a time, with more of the net background prominent, it may be called "Scribble Lace"
Bandana Cowl Free Knitting Pattern