By Far. Mr. Pie got very excited when he saw this pattern as I was flipping through Ravelry patterns. He requested that I drop all of my other knitting and start making him one. I was excited because he rarely gets so excited about my knitting, so of course I obliged.
It must have been fate because I even had all the necessary yarn in his colours of preference on hand. And now, two days later, we have this:
Do not rub your eyes, it's true. This toque has a beard attached! And a silly mustache! Want to knit your own? Check out the BEARDED TOQUE pattern on Ravelry! Maybe there's a Man in your life who will get as excited as mine is right now.... but that man will be difficult to find!