A couple years ago I admired Ralph Lauren's team USA beanie that Lindsey Vonn wore during one of her downhill races. Loved the design, didn't love the price. I wondered if there was a pattern out there, but at that time there wasn't one and I was a real novice anyway. However, as I was scouring Ravelry for a pattern to knit up with my lovely new Malabrigo worsted, I came across this:
Love this and can't wait to try it!