Oh yes, The Beret is now complete. This is one of the first things I've made for myself and worn (in public) more than about once. I'm rather pleased with the resulting symmetry of the thing, although it did take *much* ripping back and unknitting to make sure it was just right.
Oh and there was rather a lot of swearing and being grumpy too. Still, I think it was worth it in the end.
Not sure if I'm really a hat person in general, but I think I can just about pull it off. Here's a moody pic for you to decide