Nothing is better than a little triangle shawl. It's very versatile to wear, can cover your neck with your coat, or your shoulders in a chilly office. It's also a great way to use a skein of sock yarn.
This pattern is free on Classic Elite's website (subscribe to the CEY Web-Letter, it's always good for pattern ideas.) We have a wide variety of Alpaca Sox in stock, both variegated and solid.