Here's a beautiful cowl I've been eyeing. Simple and can be tailored to your yarn. Directions for many sizes of yarn. Beauty in simplicity.
Knit in DK Yarn -
A very peaceful, rhythmic knit in fingering wt. yarn.
In Aran -
One of my favorites, I've made several. It takes two days up on #50 needles and uses two strands of Wool-Ease Thick & Quick. Fun and warm. Makes a great quick gift too!
For Super Bulky yarns grab some Lion's Wool Ease Thick and Quick at your local craft store or Wal-Mart. Nice, soft results at low cost.
Knit in a Bulky Yarn -
Knit in Wool & The Gang's Crazy Sexy Yarn