The pattern said wool. What was I thinking?! Now I know. Red Heart is great for amigurumi but a long sc stitch hat took forever, did not stretch and I got so bored I added a dbl stitch and a huge increase by accident and had to slipstitch at the end. Arg.
In other unrelated news, Asheville is sunny and even the rain is short and sweet and the whole place reeks of peaceful goodness. I love it.