Alternative finishes for scarves

I am a fairly new knitter, and am finishing a skinny scarf for my Mom. It is supposed to be more for fashion than for warmth and I wanted to know what could I do instead of a fringe on the ends? I don’t know how to crochet.
Thanks, Rose

How about this
http://www.knitty.com/issuespring06/FEATseducedbybeads.html