This craft – best tackled by someone who knows his or her way around a crochet hook – serves double duty: It keeps ears warm in the winter and adds a bit of fun to an outfit, says Ashlee Elle, crafter for the Dream Crochet Shoppe on Etsy and the corresponding Dream Crochet blog.

You can make the crown in classic gold or choose another color. Either way, you’ll want to take your recipient’s measurements to ensure the crown is a perfect fit.