Good. I'm glad it worked out. Frogging is often necessary but best avoided when possible. Enjoy knitting the hat for the new baby. You've 2 posts now, maybe you'd post a link so we can see what you're doing.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper