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2008 Finished Knits


New Years Socks | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:On the run by Anni Design Yarn: Skacel Trampoline Stretch Needles: U.S. 2 dpns Start Date: January 2008 Finish Date: December 21st 2008 Did it really take a whole year for me to make a pair socks?? Maybe it was the fact that I wasn’t very fond of the yarn. I’m not a fan of elasticated yarns! Maybe it was because I misplaced the second ball of yarn and didn’t… Read More »New Years Socks | Celtic Cast On


Cable Comfort Throw | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Cable Comfort Throw by Lion Brand Yarn: Lion Brand Thick n Quick in Pumpkin Needles: U.S. 13 Start Date: September 2007Finish Date: December 18th 2008 This is was my longest standing FO and its D O N E!!!!I hadn’t used Thick n Quick before this project and was pleasantly surprised at how soft and warm it is. During the seaming of the last panel I had to actually take… Read More »Cable Comfort Throw | Celtic Cast On


Sneak Attack! | Celtic Cast On

Sometimes a knit just sneaks into your finished knits without even so much as a blog post! Its not intentional, the knitting groove takes over and before you know it, its complete. The sad thing is this ones been done for quite a while….. Pattern:Assymetrical Cable Cardi by Yahaira Ferreira Yarn: Cascade 220 Heathers Needles: 5.5mm circs Start Date: August 19th 2008 Finish Date: September 2008 *not sure of the exact date* Yes its… Read More »Sneak Attack! | Celtic Cast On


New and Old | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Juniper Mitts by Jennifer Adams Yarn: Patons Classic Merino Needles: 4mm Start Date: October 4th 2008 Finish Date: October 28th 2008 How my junipers didn’t get posted until now I’ll never know! The title should be old and older. These were knit with Patons Merino in Old Gold, I just love this colour and hope to make a beret out of it some day. These are definately my favourite… Read More »New and Old | Celtic Cast On


An unexpected Welcome to Winter | Celtic Cast On

It all started on thursday when we decided to rent a post hole digger to drill some holes at the top of the driveway for some fencing. We had a skift of snow wednesday but we were good, the ground was’t frozen and we still had a while to get the fencing up before winter was really upon us. This is the post hole digger and let me tell you… Read More »An unexpected Welcome to Winter | Celtic Cast On


No longer a mystery | Celtic Cast On

Finally the rain has stopped long enough for me to get some decent pictures! These are my finished Mystery Socks, I finished these with minutes to spare before the end of the month of October. I said I’d finish them by the end of the month and gosh darn it I did. Pattern:Through the Loops Mystery Socks by Kirsten Kapur Yarn: Koigu Premium Merino KPM Robin’s egg blue Needles: U.S. 2 Start… Read More »No longer a mystery | Celtic Cast On


Yo Yo Yoda | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:Baby Yoda Sweater by Cari LunaYarn: Sirdar Baby BambooNeedles: 5mmStart Date: August 26st 2008Finish Date: September 12st 2008Sirdar baby bamboo is now my favourite baby yarn. Its incredibly soft, great stitch defination and slides wonderfully along the needles, it comes in a variety of yummy colours that I can’t wait to knit with. Mum and Dad also brought me the Baby Bamboo Too pattern book back from their trip home… Read More »Yo Yo Yoda | Celtic Cast On


Sikkim | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Sikkim by Kirsten Kapur Yarn: Dalegarn Baby Ull Needles: 2.25mm and 3.25mm Start Date: October 6th 2008 Finish Date: October 22nd 2008 I love my new beret so much! It was a blast to knit, just when I got used to one pattern it would change into another.  Not a dull moment to be had. This yarn was originally bought to knit Norweigan Stockings with but as I’ve had… Read More »Sikkim | Celtic Cast On


Tudora | Celtic Cast On

Wow!!! Thank you everyone for the wonderful comments on my hair. Its reassuring to know you all thought my decision was a good one. A few of you are worried i’m going to freeze this winter with no hair and while it did cross my mind that I wouldn’t have my hair to use as a scarf anymore I had a plan. *Picture taken before the chop!*  Neckwarmers of course!! Pattern:Tudora… Read More »Tudora | Celtic Cast On