HairNet addon for Blender
Blender Wiki page: https://en.blender.org/index.php/Extensions:2.6/Py/Scripts/Objects/HairNet
Blenderartists Thread: https://blenderartists.org/t/hair-guides-created-from-mesh-objects/572642
Installation: Use the "Clone or Download" button to "Download ZIP" then use Blender's "User Preferences" window to "Install Addon From File." Choose the ZIP file you just downloaded and that should be all.