|You'll do just fine! The outside of the hat needs to be just a little bit bigger than the lining. One size larger needle does the trick.
If I waited 'til my guage was perfect, I'd still be waiting. It's not neuro-surgery, it doesn't need to be perfect.
And I do a whole lot of ripping.
*Knit, rip*, repeat between the *s as many times as necessary.