I made a new thing! It took me about 6 hours to do the crochet, but three weeks to get the brim insert and finally sew it all together. This is a huge improvement over the hat I made for E, which took months and is kind of funny-shaped. I am apparently much better crocheter than knitter (no surprise there) and maybe it helps to be following a pattern. (Blasphemy!)
The hat I made for me:
I think it looks stunning on Cheeto, don’t you?