What are you most proud of? Getting the embellishments to look like flowers, and not just lumps of yarn. Also, I think that adding leaves help. Here's my leaf recipe: Chain 2. 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. Join to first sc with sl st. Chain 4. 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook. Join to first sc with sl st. Keep chaining in varying amounts; at least 4, up to 10. End off after you have 4-10 circles, leaving a long piece of yarn for sewing to hat. Weave leaves behind roses; sew chains tightly to base of roses to "travel" to next cluster of leaves. Sew What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't hesitate! And, looks better with the self band.