A quick project, a neckwarmer for the husband. The pattern only has two lines across a five row repeat, and then a switch in direction.
Worsted Weight Yarn (I used a mystery grey wool I had laying around)
Size F Crochet Hook
Chain 2 at the beginning of every row.
Extended single crochet across row.
Every five rows (as in, 1,2,3,4,5 then this one), do one row of front post extended single crochet.
Stop when desired width is reached.
Extended Single Crochet down width side of project.
Every five rows of Extended Single Crochet, do one row of alternating front post extended single crochet and back post extended single crochet.
Stop when desired length is reached. Leave a long tail.
Sew together and weave in ends.
Simple, tidy, just enough ornamentation to make me not want to go crazy but simple enough the man still likes it.