I didn't tell the story of DS's hat and how it came about. DH wanted a gaitor - so I made one to his specifications - it fit nicely and with the spiral rib that I put in the middle, would stay up well. He hated the Bartlettyarn it was made out of. Complained about it being itchy and said he wouldn't wear it. Even after I assured him the wool would get softer with washing. I could have but I didn't. It went from this:
It was a little large on DS, so I fulled it a little and will try it on him tomorrow. It should be dry by then.