This is my very first crocheted owl hat. I used this tutorial to learn how to do it.
This is the 2nd one I created and I chose to go with a square version. You just crochet a foundation chain the circumference of the head size. Join with Slip Stitch and continue crocheting in the round.
Once you get the length you want you sew the tops together with yarn.
Then you just make the eyes, etc.
This is the last one I made, I did it similar to the 2nd one, but I decreased some at the top, to bring it in and make it a little smaller. I also customized the eye brows myself.