Have you tried arm knitting an infinity cowl yet? You have to...! I keep thinking of other possibilities for this and thought I'd share one of them with you today (warning: there may be more)...
...an arm knit child's cowl.
As you can see, it's smaller than the original. It loops just once around the neck, so no infinity twist.
To make it, follow the original tutorial for the technique but change up the pattern a bit:
Arm Knit Child's Cowl Pattern