Episode 6 Sweater Talk

The one where you don’t get your whole head in the frame….. short and tall….. keeping it real folks, keeping it real.

Halloween FO’s
Pattern: 048 Panther Hat
Yarn: Red Heart called for in pattern.

Special Guest
hotcheese Knitting Sarah!

Mitten Talk
hotcheese’s wolastoqmittens
Knitting Stories: Personal Essays and Seven Coast Salish-inspired Knitting Patterns
Corbett Brook Mittens
Mega Herringbone Mittens

Mazzy in owool local
Wisteria in elspeth lavold silky wool
Open Air Wrapin linen quill

Eldenwood Craft
Little Skein in the big wool

hotcheese’s Opal happy socks – #9094 Brasil
Voff in istex lettlopi

What we are wearing!
Lighthouse Pullover in Rowan Selects Hemp Tweed Chunky
French Braid Cardigan in Ella Rae Worsted


baa ram ewe, Leeds
baa ram ewe Dovestone Natural Aran
Patterns made with The Dovestone Natural Aran Collection

Dovestone DK

Elementary knit in Titus

Stash Enhancement
Design Line by Arne & Carlos 6-fädig/6 ply

3655 Fall Night
3656 Moon Night
3653 Star Night
3658 Winter Night
3760 Garden

Thanks for watching everyone!

Episode 5 – Rhinebeck Recap


Thanks for joining me for a chat! Here is the low down on the podcast particulars.

My guest on the podcast is mickerr from Maple Moose Fibers.


Duck Duck Wool MCN Worsted by Threepumpkinslittle
Owool Local
Malabrigo Rios

Owool Worsted

WIPS Kelly

Mazzyby Elizabeth Smith
Simon and Simona by Elena Nodel

WIPS Michelle
Om Shawl by Andrea Mowry
Atlantic Star Sweater by Ruth Gallo
Émilien by Ariane Caron Lacoste

FO’s Michelle
Georgetown Cardigan by Hannah Fettig

FO’s Kelly
Shoots and Ladders Hat by Aniur Berkimbayeva
Waiting for winter mitts by susanbanderson
Fireside Sweater by Jane Richmond
Movie Night Socks by Ann Budd

Within by Jane Richmond Shannon Cook

Eldenwood Craft on Etsy
Debbie Reece Designs on Etsy

Episode 4 Frustrations and Obsessions

Granny Hexagon Blanket
Tutorials Bella Coco on You Tube
Berroco Vintage

Winner annouced!
Prize :Twisted Daisy Fibers Bag by Andreasj

Luna Socks
Simon and Simona

movie night socks
Participating in the KAL in the Sticks and Twine Podcast with eplutz
Knit and Fiber Creation Tough Love Sock


Sherwood Quilt
Wiksten Tank


Elspbeth Lavold Silky Wool
Cap Sleeve Lattice Top
el lino

Celestine Sox
Teddy Sweater
Fat Baby Booties

Thanks for Watching!!

Episode 3 In a Fog


Crafternoon Treats Podcast by crafternoontreats
Grandmaandme on Instagram


Masgot by Justyna Lorkowska
-Yarn used Cascade Heritage in 5681 Limestone
5623 Navy
5602 Steel

I’m wearing

Lady Sunnyside by Tanis Fiber Arts
TFA Green Label in Garnet


Luna Socks by Josephine and the seeds
-Yarn used Knit Picks Stroll in Tranquil and Dove Heather

Fine and Dandy Socks by The Sweater Co.
-Yarn used Knit Picks Stroll in Dogwood Heather
Patons Kroy in Gentry grey
$1 pattern with proceeds going to Unicef!

Cosy Memories Blanket

Cross Stitch WIP
Pumpkin Passport Stitch Along 2016 by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery.


Land Girl Cardigan
celticcaston’s granny Hexagon blanket

Thanks to ANDREASJ from Twisted Daisy Fibers for the project bag to give away.

Deadline extended until May 31st



My Bad

Twisted Daisy Fibres Bag

El Linio by Schoppel wolle

Whatcha Watching

The Crimson Field

Episode #2 Snow Day

Finally Episode #2 is live!


Summer Night Socks
– Yarn used Arne and Carlos colour way 3657 1 50g skein

Flax Light by Tin Can Knits
-Yarn used Okay Knits Sawa Sawa in Vermeer

Garter Ear Flap Hat by Purl Soho
– Yarn used Debbie Bliss Cashmerino held doubled

Oh Baby! Baby Booties by Double Diamond Knits
DB Cashmerino in grey and red


Masgot by Justyna Lorkowska
-Yarn used Cascade Heritage in 5681 Limestone
5623 Navy
5602 Steel

Luna Socks by Josephine and the seeds
-Yarn used Knit Picks Stroll in Tranquil and Dove Heather

Fine and Dandy Socks by The Sweater Co.
-Yarn used Knit Picks Stroll in Dogwood Heather
Patons Kroy in Gentry grey
$1 pattern with proceeds going to Unicef!

Cross Stitch WIP
Pumpkin Passport Stitch Along 2016 by The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery.


Zig Hat Pattern by Imagined Landscapes
Winner was # 6 Saks1962


Eldenwood Craft Bird Bag- Eldenwood Craft on Etsy.

Bailey Messenger Bag from Mr. Highpants on Etsy.


Finish that WIP KAL starting April 1st – May 15th


Choose a wip that is longstanding and persevere to finish it.

Mine is the Land Girl Cardigan by Kyoko Nakayoshi

Thanks for joining me this week!!!

Celtic Cast On Podcast Episode 1

You asked for it!! Episode 1 Beach it coming at’cha!




Show notes 

I am Celtic Cast On Everywhere!

Instagram, facebook, ravelry.

Ravelry Group : Celtic Cast On Podcast


Mama’s Boot Socks

Pattern: Heavy Socks by Briggs and Little

Yarn: Briggs and Little Heritage in Cream and Red Heather #76

Handspun Toque

Pattern: Simple WPI toque by Rachel Anderson

Yarn: Emilymade Handspun Merino Mohair

Brixter Hat 

Pattern: Brixter by Tanis Fiber Arts

Yarn: Debbie Bliss Cashmerino in grey # 340009

Spring Breathe Booties

Pattern: Spring Breathe Booties by Julia Noskova

Yarn; Debbie Bliss Cashmerino in grey #340009 and cream #340101

Zig Hat

Pattern: Zig Hat by Imagined Landscapes

Yarn: Tanis Fiber Arts in Green Label colourways Chris Grey and Stormy

Head on over to the Revelry group for a chance to win a copy of the Zig Hat.


Summer Nights Socks

Pattern: My own Vanilla sock pattern

Yarn: Regia Arne and Carlos in Summer Nights # 3657

Granny Hexagon Blanket

Pattern: Granny Hexagon tutorial from Bella Coco on You Tube

Yarn: Berroco Vintage in 51106 Bubble, 5121 Sunny, 5178 Violetta, 5106 Smoke

Next on the needles

Garter Ear Flap Hat by Purl Soho

Oh Baby Baby Booties by Double Diamond Knits

My Bad

Soak in the Fig scent

Stray Cat Socks Self striping yarn in Denim and Dandelions

Simple Fox picture from Alice and Ivory

Sherwood Collection Fabric from zeetzeet on etsy and thefabrichive on etsy



Thanks for watching!!!



Review: Denise 2 Go – Crochet

I was recently asked if I was interested in reviewing the Denise2Go interchangeable set that Yarncanada carries in their online shop.

To be honest I was a bit hesitant at first. I have my favourite knitting needles and I don’t usually stray from them especially as the Denise kit needles are plastic so I decided to give the crochet set a go.

The set comes with 6 hooks from size 5mm up to a 9mm but if you notice in the picture the hook length is on the shorter side. That is because this is actually an interchangeable Tunisian Crochet set that also can be used as regular hooks.

I have yet to try Tunisian crochet so at the minute I will be using these solely as regular hooks. I thought the short hooks would bother me when I first got started but they are actually quite convenient. I don’t have to worry about the end of my hook getting caught in yarn and my hand adjusted to the different length in no time.

As well as the hooks you get 3 varied lengths of cable, a 3 inch, a 5 inch and a 9 inch. It also comes with an extender with the option of joining 2 cables together and 2 end buttons so you don’t loose your stitches.

The coolest part about this set for me was that it fits on the palm of your hand. Perfect for travel and “on the go” as the set is called. I love that I can chuck this into a small project bag and have everything I need right at my finger tips to crochet my heart out. I can definitely see me taking this in the car with a couple of skeins of yarn to make some squares or my newest obsession Hexies!!

I would say I am pleasantly surprised by this set and at the price point of $52 plus free shipping from YarnCanada it would make a fabulous pressie or stocking stuffer for the crocheter in your life.

DISCLAIMER: Thank you to Yarn Canada for providing me with the set to review. All opinions regarding this kit are my own.

Now I know you all are going to ask about the project in the background so here it is!

My friend Sally sent me some of her leftover Berroco Vintage yarn. I knew I wanted to do a hexagonal blanket with them but wasn’t really sure how I was going to do it. I checked out Bella Coco on You Tube, my trusty crochet how to’er and found the granny hexagon. I already knew how to granny so adapting it into a hexagon was a breeze. She also shares the join as you go method which makes me feel less overwhelmed at putting all those hexagons together at the ve3ry end. I’m not exactly sure if this will be a full blanket or a lap blanket or what just yet. I am still wondering if I should add in other colours or just keep it to three. Who knows maybe T will claim it when she gets home.

Now I must be off to crochet a few more!