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Frosty Acorn | Celtic Cast On

I recently finished a test knit for Suvi of Suvi Knits. I haven’t tested anything in a while and I honestly don’t really do testing anymore but when I saw Suvi’s sample I just knew that I wanted to knit it. It may have helped that I had the perfect yarn in my stash too. I knit this with: Yarn:  Schoeller and Stahl Fortissima Alpaka in colours 3011 and 3009 Needles:… Read More »Frosty Acorn | Celtic Cast On

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Eastern Winter Shawl | Celtic Cast On

I don’t usually knit christmas gifts, in fact the whole gift giving has been scaled down to just the children in our family. We do however have two very special people that have been very good to our little family and I wanted to make them something special. I knew right away I wanted to make the first recipient a shawl. She is the shawl wearing type and she knits… Read More »Eastern Winter Shawl | Celtic Cast On

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Julissa | Celtic Cast On

I couldn’t pass up this recent test knit for Vanessa of Knit Rhapsody. If you haven’t already checked out herotherpatterns I highly suggest you do, they are all swoon worthy. This is Julissa, Vanessa’s first sweater design. I’d say she likes to start things off with a bang huh? Julissa is knit top down and this is definitely the way I like to knit sweaters. I’ve done a few top down designs before… Read More »Julissa | Celtic Cast On

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Miss Korrigan | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Miss Korrigan by Solenn Couix- Loarer Yarn: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light colour 4283 My test knit for Solenn Miss Korrigan is sized for children 2 – 12 years old but if you really like this pattern and don’t have a child old enough to knit this one  for yet you can buy the original Korrigan which is sized from birth to 24 months. I loved knitting with Berroco’s Ultra… Read More »Miss Korrigan | Celtic Cast On