how to put a hat , on top of a charecter.

is a hat that is like this http://tbn0.google.com/images?q=tbn:MicekAYSLjIFlM:http://www.global-b2b-network.com/direct/dbimage/50287473/Chef_Hat.jpg

it seems easy but it need to fit ,match , be sticked to the head , there is a shrink wrap to skin modifier but not in the official build , how do i do it with 2.47 ?

hey man ! how u doin’ ?

What about a lattice ? it works nice , thats what i use ;D