I wanted a fairly small font that was also readable, and I also wanted monospacing, but without it looking too boring - maybe a bit whimsical. After fiddling with sizes, I found I could get something reasonable looking with with 5x8 pixels.
Here is what I came up with:
You can download it from here:
And if you see anything that could be improved, feel free to create a pull request.
This is free for you to use. You are welcome to credit me, but it is totally not required.