I’m doing a CG Cookie snowmen course and I’m stuck on this part https://cgcookie.com/lesson/materials-for-the-scarf-and-hat at 19:31 where he put a wave texture on top of the hat and I’m having troubles. The wave texture is acting weird on top of my hat please help.

My blend file https://pasteall.org/blend/8f88c59ef9314f1487a5ff53f46f2454

My hat topology enter image description here

His hat topology enter image description here

My Hat wave texture enter image description here

Hat wave texture from course enter image description here

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    $\begingroup$ Can you add an image of what's going on so we don't have to download the blend file? $\endgroup$
    – TheLabCat
    Jan 6 '21 at 0:15
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    $\begingroup$ Since that's a paid course there isn't much point in posting a link to it here! $\endgroup$
    – John Eason
    Jan 6 '21 at 0:24
  • $\begingroup$ I updated my post with images $\endgroup$ Jan 6 '21 at 0:51
  • $\begingroup$ @moonboots I updated my post with two more screen shots one with the course's hat topology and one with my hat topology but I don't understand my topology is like his so shouldn't I get the same result? $\endgroup$ Jan 6 '21 at 14:13
  • $\begingroup$ @moonboots no he's using the Generated output I updated my post with a screen shot of him using that input take a look five screen shots down. $\endgroup$ Jan 7 '21 at 0:18

If the Scale value of the Wave Texture node is low the problem won't be noticeable, maybe this is what's happening in his video:

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Another way to fix the problem is to use concentric circles for your topology (right hat):

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