This is a small fast simple set to use up to partial skeins of yarn. The beanie is knit in a 2x2 rib, and the scarf is made in a stitch similar to brioche.
Approx. 1 1/2 skeins of Plymouth Encore Colorspun worsted weight yarn
Size 8, 16 inch circular needle
Size 8 double-pointed needles
Time: hat 2 hrs, scarf 3-4 hrs
See closeup of brioche-like scarf below.