Not really an origional hat, but the name "unorigional hat" was already taken...
C0 70 sts using a sz 8 16 in circular needle
K1 P1 for approx 12 rows depending on your taste
stockinette stitch for approx 6 inches
*K8 k2tog* for one row
K 1 row
*K7 k2tog* for one row
Continue this way until you have k2tog for a whole row or there are approx 6 sts remaining.
Pull yarn through all sts and break. Pull through to inside of hat and tie off. Weave in ends