cabled vest/cowl - *Inspiration* this one is knit but you could easily crochet this so pull out your favorite scarf pattern and get to crocheting. You may need to adjust the width of the scarf. Once your scarf is long enough, wrap it around yourse.
If you're curious how to crochet on flip flops, this post will answer all your questions including if they fall apart over time. Great free tutorial on how to get started crocheting shoes and boots for spring, summer, fall, and winter.