My coworker needed something to keep her neck warm but had a few conflicts. First of all she doesn't like wearing anything too tight along her neckline. Secondly she often walks her dog in the woods and wanted something to let any hunters know she's not something to be hunted. I decided the solution was a huge cowl. It was knit in a simple seed stitch on size 15 needles.
I gave it a test drive in today's snowy weather and I'm already thinking of making another for myself.