Great hats! Nice job on those :-) Purl Bee is a good resource. Have you gotten onto Ravelry.com yet? You really should join! You'll find access to thousands of free patterns, including seeing pictures of other members' finished products.
Very nice! They look like just your (and Brian's) style. Dmitri looks very handsome, though a little angry/goofy at the same time.
Oh! those hats are amazing! great job!!!