Simple Tapered Scarf
I will explain exactly what I did for this particular scarf but I consider my directions only a suggestion. If you start with more stitches it will be better as a head scarf. I actually have made a series of scarves with this general design, some wider and longer and some narrower and shorter. Any yarn that feels good on our face will do. The key is to use oversized needles to let it drape. So do not worry about gauge or any of that, cast on and go!
Here's some images pertinant to this pattern.
Some scarves combined
Possibly my favorite
Three scarves braided together
For those who are unfamiliar with Cat Bordhi's magic cast on, this video is for you. It taught me!