Rachel, that hat is GORGEOUS!! I love the colors, its beautiful-now you're making me want to make one
I know what you mean about being worried about the tension~ I made a purdy little hat oh, about a year and a half ago-maroon with stone colored snowflakes and flecks. It was beautiful. I even designed the pattern myself! I knit it up. concentrating on holding my yarn ala EZ style, one color in each hand...and it was lovely!
But when I tried to put it on it looked like a Shriner hat with a stretchy little ribbing at the bottom
LOL. It wouldn't go down over my head (or ANYone's head!) it just sat on top like a party favor. Sigh.
anyway, I know how you feel. I have to say, it looks like you won't have that problem!
And I will get brave and try again one day! I can't wait to see how yours comes out!
btw, thanks, knitasha, for the great tip!