Pioneer Braid Scarf This knit pattern / tutorial is available for free.
Garment inspiration: An interesting, sleeveless cowl knit tube top one could wear with either end of the tube "up." It even has a halter-wear iteration. While labeled a DIY, it's just this series of s (Diy Ropa Patrones)
10 stitch Blanket - it spirals till you run out of yarn. And you only need a pair of little double-pointed needles to do a whole blanket. None of the tedious pick-up-stitches across a whole long seam, as you have to with most "log cabin" patterns.