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Episode 5 – Rhinebeck Recap | Celtic Cast On

[embedded content] I’m BAAAAACK!! 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. Purchases KellyDuck Duck Wool MCN Worsted by ThreepumpkinslittleOwool LocalMalabrigo Rios MichelleOwool WorstedMacAuslands WIPS Kelly Mazzyby Elizabeth SmithSimon and Simona by Elena Nodel WIPS MichelleOm Shawl by Andrea MowryAtlantic Star Sweater by Ruth GalloÉmilien by Ariane Caron Lacoste FO’s MichelleGeorgetown Cardigan by Hannah FettigBirdie FO’s KellyShoots and Ladders Hat by Aniur BerkimbayevaWaiting for winter mitts by susanbandersonFireside Sweater by Jane RichmondMovie… Read More »Episode 5 – Rhinebeck Recap | Celtic Cast On

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FO times 2! | Celtic Cast On

The shawl is finished and pictures were taken only an hr or two before mum showed up to take it on its merry way across the pond for Nanny’s bday. Pattern:Miss Bennett by Paulina Popiolek Yarn:Madelinetosh Pashmina in Esoteric  Needles: 4.5mm Mods: I knit 44 repeats on a larger size needle. I also added a few rows of garter to the edge of the shawl before binding off to avoid rolling. My… Read More »FO times 2! | Celtic Cast On

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Emptying out the basket | Celtic Cast On

It’s that time of year when I start thinking about emptying out the WIP basket and finishing things off. With Christmas break quickly approaching my mind has begun to wonder about possible new projects to cast on but some things must get finished before that can happen. I currently have 6 active WIP’s on the go with about a 3 week time frame to finish. I’m NOT go to finish them… Read More »Emptying out the basket | Celtic Cast On

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FO: Antipodes and a giveaway | Celtic Cast On

The weekend seems to have turned into giveaway time! I don’t mind a bit and I’m sure you won’t either 😉 I recently finished a test knit for Libby of Truly Myrtle. I told myself I wasn’t going to test much anymore and when Libby asked me I said that I didn’t really have the time to test right now. She sent me back a picture of said test in… Read More »FO: Antipodes and a giveaway | Celtic Cast On

What the Heart Wants – Lete’s Knit Giveaway | Celtic Cast On

It’s the weekend and I’m ready to celebrate with another giveaway! Are you in? The lovely Justyna from Lete’s Knits recently released a beautiful collection called What the Heart Wants part of the Malabrigo Freelance Project I have watched Justyna grow so much as a designer in such a short period of time. I can still remember her first hat and cowl pattern that caught my eye and led me… Read More »What the Heart Wants – Lete’s Knit Giveaway | Celtic Cast On

Wardrobe Overhaul | Celtic Cast On

It’s that time of year again when knitters start to dream of cosy sweaters and what they will knit this season to keep them toasty this winter. While packing up my closet I’ve been pondering what I want to knit and thinking long and hard about my current handknits. I have three favourites that I wear all the time,  Cattails by Melissa Schaschwary – This is a great three season… Read More »Wardrobe Overhaul | Celtic Cast On

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Miss Dashwood | Celtic Cast On

At the end of last year my mum asked me if I could make her a shawl. Mum NEVER asks me to knit her anything so of course I immediately said yes. She wanted a shawl to wear with a new dress for a special occasion *last week* one that she could pin around her shoulders but also one that she could use as a layering piece over her jacket… Read More »Miss Dashwood | Celtic Cast On

Spates | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:Spate by Jane Richmond Yarn:Madelinetosh DK Twist in Saffron My Rav Project Page *Pics taken by T! My little photographer did well!* I didn’t think I would have time to knit anything for the Olympics this year but since we had a snowy weekend I managed to start a pair of Spates. I’ve been wanting to knit this pattern since I reviewed Journey but just haven’t had the time. Jane… Read More »Spates | Celtic Cast On

The Scrumptious Collection 3 – Review and Giveaway! | Celtic Cast On

I’m delighted to be part of a blog/podcast tour bringing you a review of The Scrumptious Collection 3! A gorgeous collection of 13 designs using FyberspatesScrumptious yarn that comes in a variety of colours and from lace weight to chunky. The designs include 3 sweaters, 2 cardigans and 8 accessories. If you follow the tour you will likely see these fabulous designs several times over but today I wanted to highlight… Read More »The Scrumptious Collection 3 – Review and Giveaway! | Celtic Cast On

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Her Saffron Lair | Celtic Cast On

*Thank you to all who entered into the Journey giveaway. I enjoyed reading all of your journey memories! The winner is Amy J. Can you please email or contact me on Rav. The email I sent bounced right back.* While you were all writing about your journey’s my little family was travelling across the U.S.A. to San Diego for a much needed break. On the way I was able to hand deliver… Read More »Her Saffron Lair | Celtic Cast On