This pattern has been for ever in my queue. You know, for those baby knits that might be needed one day, for a friend's little one or so. I only got round to knitting it for my own baby. I admit, I did not swatch, 'coz Elizabeth Zimmermann said hats are the best swatches anyway. That's why the first one came out much too big. I did think for a second or so ripping it and starting from the beginning, but then, I still had enough wool from those two skeins, so I started a new one. This one fits better, is maybe somewhat too big, but that'll sort itself out in a couple of weeks.