For the fourth hat of this year, I tried a bit of very simple stranded knitting using up some oddments of double knit. The hat was knitted in the round on a circular needle, and transferred to dpns for the decreases. As I had 84 stitches, I looked for a very simple design that was divisible by 6. The arrowheads were simply a repeat of 3 stitches in each colour, moving around one stitch on each round. The overall pattern is rather effective.
When my boys were little, I knitted several intarsia jumpers with pictures of characters from children's TV. I even charted my own designs, based on pictures in their story books. But it is so many years since I have done any colourwork that I don't feel confident to try anything complex. Perhaps I shall use my hats and jumpers challenge to re-develop some skills in that area.