Pattern: 16-Sixteen Cable Hat
Yarn: Malabrigo Merino Worsted in Olive, one skein
Needles: Size 8
Mods: Eliminated some plain knit rounds on the top to flatten it.
You can see the crown is stretched flat over the plate, and then the plate is balanced over the can so the rest of the hat hangs down and doesn't dry all squished.
And here's how it turned out:
I'm quite happy with it, and more than a little sad that I have to give it away. But there will be other hats. Even if I do look darn cute in this one: