See what I did there? "hat time of year"? Heh, heh.
Ok, I'm a dork. I know it, and I own it.
A few years ago, I decided I wanted to move on from just knitting scarves, or any sort of rectangular or square objects, and knit a hat. However, I was also too busy to teach myself how to knit on three needles or a circular needle, so I needed a pattern that was quick, easy, and could work with what I already knew how to do.
And so, I give you....
Go on, try it. I promise you, you can do it. It may take some playing around with needle size, yarn type, and how big to make it, but you'll get there, and at the end of it, you'll have a nice new hat that people will love and you'll be able to say..."Awe shucks, you like my hat? Thanks! I made it."