I've always wanted a muff. Whenever I see one in a painting the wearer always seems happy and warm while the cold snow around her flurries. I have yet to test it out in the elements, but even if it doesn't live up to my warmth expectations at least it's pretty (and quick to knit too).
Yarn:One 50 gram ball of eyelash yarn
One 50 gram ball of super bulky yarn
Gauge: 5 stitches per 2" in 1X1 rib
Cast on 20 stitches with both yarns held together. Join in the round. Work 10 inches in 1X1 rib. Bind off loosely.