The original pattern can be found here, at Laughing Purple Goldfish Designs.
Well, I had to have a go myself - I mean, one hour? Was it really possible? The answer to that was a decided "no", but then I'm not the fastest speed-crocheter, and I did make it longer than the original pattern, but it was definitely done within 2 hours. I made two for myself, and then splashed out on some extra special yarn to make 2 Christmas presents for friends. Here's one of them below:
I have to say, the pattern was very easy, so well worth giving it a go.