I've made several of these over the years and they're as easy as can be, not to mention the warmest scarf you'll ever wear short of draping a living cat around your neck.
Pebble Neck Warmer Free Knitting Pattern
Simple and cute. Simple Newborn Beanie by Casey Braden *Free Pattern
OMG! I am hesitating to pin this because I am afraid someone will make it before I get to serve it for my event. I made it for my family just to try it and it is one of my new favorite things. It has "WOW" factor!