Just in time to make as Christmas presents-
Here’s a link to a free crochet beanie hat pattern booklet: http://www.crochetme.com/media/p/138942/showcontent.aspx – includes 5 patterns.
For free booklet of 8 hat patterns, including beanies, ear-flap hats, a beret and a trilby style hat: http://www.crochetme.com/Crochet-Hat-Patterns/?a=cme121011 These hats are a good way to try out new techniques, like broomstick crochet or aran-style crochet. They’d make great Christmas presents – and you’ve plenty of time to make them. Instructions for doing broomstick crochet are included – as are diagrams for all the stiches. (Please note: uses American terms for the stitches. The stitches are the same, just that the names are different.