What are you most proud of? The top of the hat. I grafted the last 18 stitches at the top to avoid the point that some ribbed hats are doomed to have at the top. What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you are going to design your own knits from scratch: swatch swatch swatch! Don't be afraid to experiment. Don't be afraid to do it again, the second one is always better than the first. Learn from your mistakes.