This is a great project for the Fall, when schools and colleges are having their Spirit Week. Another idea is to knit this hat in the colors of your favorite sports team. It's a fun pattern that can be knitted quickly.
Free knitting pattern using super bulky-weight yarn.
If you like colorwork, you will enjoy this pattern! It would be great for using up the yarn left over from other projects.
Free knitting pattern using light fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.