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2008 Finished Knits


Calm before the storm | Celtic Cast On

Hurrican Kyle is heading this way and should hit my neck of the woods some time this evening. It is currently rated as a Category 1 hurricane but is expected to be reduced to a tropical storm by the time it hits. Right now it seems to be the calm before the storm, quite warm out, only a few sprinkles of rain so I thought I’d take the opportunity, while the weather… Read More »Calm before the storm | Celtic Cast On


Stacked | Celtic Cast On

So now that my comments are fixed “That was awesome” I have a quick little knit I’d like to show you. Pattern:Stacked Eyelet Cowl Yarn: Koigu KPPPM Needles: U.S. 3 Start Date: Sept 9th 2008 Finish Date: Sept 10th 2008 I started this cowl as something simple to knit that I could take with me and not have to worry about patterns and messing up or so I thought. I… Read More »Stacked | Celtic Cast On


Perfection:Knitting | Celtic Cast On

*Hoping comments are fixed now*  Sometimes a knit comes along that turns out exactly the way you hoped it would, perfection in your minds eye. This is one of those knits! Pattern: Alpine Shrug from Rowan 42 Yarn: Patons Shetland Chunky Mustard Needles: U.S. 11 Started: Sept 7th 2008 Finished: Sept 11th 2008  This yarn had been in my mind now for several days wanting to be knit. It is… Read More »Perfection:Knitting | Celtic Cast On


Finished knit and a challenge | Celtic Cast On

  Pattern: Cashmere Neckwarmer by Kim K. Start Date: September 1st 2008 Finish Date: September 1st 2008 Yarn: Queensland Kathmandu Aran in Brown Needles: US 11 This was a quick little knit I polished off while watching my newest obsession 24. I’m nearing the end of the first season and can’t wait to get stuck into the next 6. Queensland Kathmandu is such a yummy yarn, I had two balls left… Read More »Finished knit and a challenge | Celtic Cast On


A pair! | Celtic Cast On

Neopolitan Socks Pattern: My own picot edge, 60 sts socks with Eye of Partridge Heel Yarn: Trekking 126 Needles: U.S. size 2 DPNS Start Date: June 26th 2008 Finish Date: July 6th 2008 These were soooo close to being twins it wasn’t funny but as you can see from the two they ended up being a few rows short of that. I’m not crazy about so munch white being at… Read More »A pair! | Celtic Cast On


2830 | Celtic Cast On

                                                                                                            2830 Start Date: July 6th 2008 Finish Date: July 23rd 2008 Pattern: 2830 by The Zephyr Girls Yarn: Cascade 220 Heathers Col. 9452 Lot 8553 Needles: U.S. circs size 8 As you can see this knit has been done for a while but I couldn’t find a nice enough day to take the pictures until now. I ended up knitting this as a medium and had no problems… Read More »2830 | Celtic Cast On


Itty Bitty’s | Celtic Cast On

Lately my knitting has been geared towards smaller projects, ones I can bang out in a day or two. Part of that reason is because I’ve sworn to cast nothing else on the needles until I get my Anne Spencer completed…… well….. Anne Spencer has pissed me off and I don’t know if you will ever get to see her. See mum was here the other night and in all… Read More »Itty Bitty’s | Celtic Cast On


Casually Cowl | Celtic Cast On

Cowls have taken over the blogosphere!!!! If you haven’t already knit one I KNOW your tempted to. What could be better than a simple knit, quick project, most definately portable that could be done in a matter of hours. After seeing many many many cowls out there I finally decided to give one a go and see what all the fuss was about…… Casually Cowl was born.                                                                                                                Casually Cowl                Start… Read More »Casually Cowl | Celtic Cast On

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Clapotis Pattern: Clapotis from Knitty Yarn: Fearless Fibers colourway Mermaid Needles: U.S. 8 circs Start Date: May 18th 2008 Finish Date: June 2nd 2008  Thoughts 550 yards was definately NOT enough for this pattern. I ended up having to fudge the end as I was running out of yarn and still had the end decreases to do. I managed to make it work and was glad in the end to get it… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Casting on :: Casting off


Birthday Shawl | Celtic Cast On

                                            Pattern: Forest Canopy Shawl by Susan Lawerence Yarn: Elspeth Lavold Silky Wool Needles: U.S. 8 circs Start Date: March 22nd 2008 Finish Date: May 11th 2008 I made this shawl for my mum, for her birthday on the 17th of May. I knew I wanted to make her a shawl, my very first lace project and shawl project and had had the exact pattern and yarn in my stash for a… Read More »Birthday Shawl | Celtic Cast On