This is the fun fur hat I just finished - I just love it!
A view of the top which was knit in Rainbow Dreams Jetstream colorway. My "model's" ears are pulling it slightly out of shape, but it's worked with six decreases in every row so it's fairly flat.
This one is very similar to the earlier version in blue with variegated yarn for the nubs. I think it looks a little like red check gingham with the single color for the trim & nubs.
And this one is the latest play with the pattern - I worked the nubs on two stitches for 4 rows with a slip stitch in between and three rows of plain knit between the pattern rows. It's fun taking a basic pattern idea and seeing how far the variations can go.