Both boys were anticipating a snowy winter and asked me to knit them new hats – yes – at 18 and 14, they wanted their mom to knit new hats. Of course I jumped right on that.
The middle son picked one that was patriotic and colorful and it went together easily. Here is ravelry link: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Theflock/hat-for-eli
Then the younger son wanted one. He has a love of polar bears, so I surprised him with this:
Details at Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Theflock/polar-chullo
And just in the nick of time – the epic snow came the next day!