Charity's Scarf is one I just did for my friend. I'm so proud of how it came out and it knit up in a day and a half. So if anyone needs any last minute "night before Christmas" pattern idea, maybe this one. http://knittinginsteadofhousework.blogspot.com/2005/12/three-more-scarves-done.html (scroll down just a bit and the scarf and its picture are there labeled as Charity's scarf....sorry I don't know how to blog very well or put a pattern on its own page).
Let me know what you think. Encouragement will keep me writing out my patterns (if I know people like them).