There's nothing better than curling up with a big chunky blanket. Make an Extra Chunky Gratitude Blanket and keep it close by all winter long. Knit afghan patterns are a fun and challenging way to show off your skills.
Knitting Tutorial – "Corrugated Knitting Tutorial – less elastic than regular knitting, but Oh, What Visual Dynamite! There are many ways to vary this. plus, it's perfect for knitting in the round." comment via KnittingGuru
Kettle dyed Manos del Uruguay Maxima yarn, Comote Scarf is a free knitting pattern. The scarf is knit in garter stitch with double moss accents, and has a pocket at each end for warmth or storage. Wear it draped or wrap it once around your neck.
Knitting_Stitch - "This Beautiful Trellis Stitch would be gorgeous for a winter scarf or sweater and although there are 8 rows to the pattern there are really only 4 rows with a change at the beginning to alternate the trellis Simple really!" comment via