I can’t believe that I have finished knitting something over here! Since figuring out how to knit while breastfeeding (not an easy task), I managed to finish the Claudia Hat that I began back in early December.
Pattern: Claudia Hat
Yarn: Green Mountain Spinnery Mountain Mohair, colorway Midnight Blue
Size: One size
The hat pattern itself seems pretty gender neutral, basically a ribbed hat with a little trellis detail at the bottom. The pattern states that it fits most people’s heads without having to really be exact about the measurements, however I found that this was not really the case. I originally planned this hat to be for my husband, however the ribbing did not stretch as much as I anticipated, and thus, it appears I have knit myself a new winter hat.
I love the yarn – it is soft and became softer with washing. It does not itch when worn, a problem I often have with hats. The color is a great mix of blues, blacks and greys.
I hope to keep knitting, but I have to wonder what kind of gauge issues might develop from knitting during breastfeeding. Guess we’ll just have to try and see.