From the book Last Minute Knitted Gifts I made this Airy Scarf in mohair for a Christmas present. I didn't have a full skein but it was as long as the pattern dictated. It does stretch and can be knotted around the neck.
Detail of the knit, every 5 or 10 rows has a 'lace' row:
I think it's beautiful and hope the recipient will like it as much as I do.
Also, from Mag Knits I made a variation of the Nippertails for my brother's friend who has long hair:
It was a bit tough taking a picture of the back of my own head, but you get the idea. The pattern was inspired by my sweater, which must have been inspired from a work sock. Since I have never met my brother's friend, and I didn't want to give him just a plain greay hat, I added the detail. I really wanted to add a mouth/muzzle and turn it into a sock monkey hat... but like I said, I don't know the guy.