Just got this one off the needles for a neighbor, have knitted this one two other times...needless to say this is the perfect gifting pattern: easy to knit, fast to knit, and so pretty! "Envy" is a neck warmer pattern secured with 3 buttons, and for a small project it packs a lot of punch with seed stitch, button holes and cabling.
Finished this one this week:
Also made this in green this year for a friend:
And this one last year for my aunt:
Here's the Ravelry link for the pattern:
PS It's free!
Envy By John Brinegar
John Brinegar is one of my most favorite knitting designers, his pieces are so lovely.