A hat may be the perfect handmade gift. It's quick and easy, and if you pick a pattern that features colorwork, it gives you lots of room to show personality.
The radio frequency hat I made for my sister-in-law is one of my favorite projects -- the mustard and purple combination was perfect for her:
The check slouch hat by Triona Murphy reminds me of that pattern's laid-back cool:
For the more sporty among us, there's the No. 10 by Kristin Ford:
The Jordan hat by Cirilia Rose looks so cozy, knit with two colors of bulky yarn:
And last but not least, I am digging this modern take on fair isle (Undergrowth by Mandy Powers):
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