You can see Sproinger on Ravelry here, or
Desperate-need-to-take-a-break-from-my-thesis presents: Sproinger! 'Cause I couldn't think of a better name ;-)
The first few photos show it in it's unblocked, extremely springy state. It's REALLY warm like that too, because the ribbing makes the fabric bunch up all thick and cozy-like. The last photo is closer to my original vision, after blocking it on a roll of paper towel covered in a plastic bag.
(very...flat. Heh. Of course, you, being the stylish cad that you are, wouldn't pull it down over your ear all funny like that.)
Blocked, it's nice and floppy:
And here's a picture of my dog in a hat: