You could call it a capelet. Or a poncho. Or a cowl. Scrunch it up around your neck when you put your coat on—slip it down over your shoulders when you get there. In two sizes, it knits up in an evening—so knit one for you, and one for a friend!
Small/Medium: Approx. 16"/41cm long when flat; fits up to 56"/142cm around shoulders (bust+arms).
Large/Extra Large: Approx. 18"/46cm long when flat; fits up to 60"/152cm around shoulders (bust+arms).
Yarn information given for Small/Medium; Large/Extra Large in parentheses ( ).
2(3) skeins Rowan Summer Tweed (131 yds/120m each). Or approx. 229(393) yds/209(360)m of an equivalent worsted-weight yarn.
AND 1(2) skeins Rowan Kidsilk Haze(229 yds/209m each). Or approx. 229(393) yds/209(359)m of an equivalent lace-weight mohair yarn.
US 13 (9mm) 24"/60cm circular needle, or size to obtain gauge.
Approx. 9 sts = 4"/10cm in garter stitch using both yarns held together, after blocking.