I love to knit hats. They are quick, fun, colorful, and sometimes even mindless! Nothing makes me happier than to watch one of my favorite Christmas movies e.g. It's a Wonderful Life or Love Actually, and knit away on a cozy hat for someone I love. This hat was knit for a friend's son who has been asking for a basic ribbed hat in bright colors for snowboarding ! Another easy favorite is this "cloche" created from a kit available at THE NEST. It's great for some vintage vibe. The flower is very simple but stylish. I knitted the Lucy hat for some city girls on my list. Knitted with Madeline Tosh Vintage, it's from the Winter 2012 issue of Knitscene magazine: If you want something more challenging, try the Viveca hat knit with Berroco Flicker also available as a kit on www.thenestyarn.com. Although Christmas is drawing near, pour some hot chocolate, put on a Christmas movie and knit a warm and comforting cap for a loved one. You'll be the one warmed and comforted!