Here's Lynnie, my son Jake's significant other, wearing the newest addition to my Etsy shop: a neck warmer in olive green and mustard gold, handknit in nubby handspun.
The construction is simple: I knitted it lengthwise, as you would a scarf, in alternating stripes. The nubbier stripe uses thick-and-thin handspun in the moss stitch, while the smoother stripe uses two-ply worsted-weight yarn in the stockinette stitch.
You might also wear this on your head, as a very thick and warm headband. Or, you may want to make it a holiday gift for the fashionable dog.
Above: Biggie Smalls, Jake and Lynn's French bulldog/Boston Terrier semi-puppy. He knows how to pose!