I got the RedHat going! No moebius strip. The right number of stitches for the pattern. All the good stuff. I think the key question now, is, is it going to fit DH? I have a roll of film at the grocery store, so hopefully will have pictures soon.
I think I'm going to use Cascade 220 superwash for the baby blankey. I emailed the momma-2-b a link to the swatches on the manufacturer's web site, so maybe they'll pick a color. I guess they've got a while because I have plenty to knit while I wait.
That's it for now - I think I'm going to kick some hat booty!