Since I have short hair, I've never been interested in making one of these.
However, due to its Facebook popularity, my friend Katie, sent me a message with a picture of one and asked if I could make her one, in baby blue. So, I found a pattern over on Amy's Crochet Patterns and I liked this one in particular because it included the strength of incorporating the ponytail hold in the hat.
So - I made my friend a hat in baby blue, as requested. Her she is...
She seemed pretty pleased with it. Then a few days later, there was a refupea on the 2Peas Refugees board stating that she wanted one and where could she buy one and I told her I could make one for. I asked for her color choice a couple of times but when she would reply, she never would give me a color so I just selected a couple of neutral colors and made 2 of them for her.
I hope she liked them. I haven't heard back from her yet, but it appears she doesn't check the boards that often. Hopefully I will hear something from her soon.
While making these, my friend Susan was in town and wanted me to make her a hat with one of the yarns without the hole - because she has short hair. So I made her one using the Boy Beanie pattern in the Stitch N' B*tch Crochet: The Happy Hooker book. She loved it !
So here it is, just 6 days into the new year and I've already made 4 hats! We are supposed to be getting some snow over the weekend so I suspect I will be setting on my couch, wrapped up in a cozy afghan and crocheting on another afghan.
Maybe you will see a posting of my work in progress next Wednesday😃
I hope you have a nice and warm weekend.