I followed the simple hat from Foxes Lane blog. She had made one for her husband. I think next time I would change to DPN's for the decrease.
Sorry I can't put on a link but I am writing this on my phone and don't know how to do it. http://foxslane.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/wool-wool-more-wool-pattern.html?m=1
Try that. If I want changing colours, serving customers in the shop it would have been done in a couple of hours.i had a lovely day with Nicki. We went by train to Totnes.
Have a good weekend.