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Crushin’ | Celtic Cast On

I’ve talked about my designer crushes before, you know those designers that just design ALL the things that you want to knit. Well I have developed a new crush this season. © Jared Flood / Brooklyn Tweed Dianna Walla is the designer behind the Sundottir sweater from Wool People 6 *probably my favourite edition so far* that I just HAVE to knit right now! It seems to be a popular pattern at… Read More »Crushin’ | 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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Old Man… | Celtic Cast On

Old Man winter has arrived! Yesterday was our first snow storm of the season. Surprisingly the Ridge didn’t get as much snow as other parts of the province but there is enough to play and slide in so that’s all that really matters. My boy adores the snow and spends much of his time looking exactly like this. Molly on the other hand is getting older and can be seen… Read More »Old Man… | Celtic Cast On

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2011 In Review | Celtic Cast On

7 adult garments6 T sized garments3 pairs of socks4 toys3 hats2 shawls1 infinity cowl Phew! Not too shabby! There is one knit in the mosiac you haven’t seen yet. I just put up a teaser shot for now but it will be released sometime this month. Any guesses which one it is? I ended up frogging Emelie. I just had the sleeves left to do but wasn’t feeling it so… Read More »2011 In Review | Celtic Cast On

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Warming Up | Celtic Cast On

This year I decided that I would break out of my normal baking and cooking to try some new things that I love but have just never known how to make. Soup is something that I eat all year round but especially during winter, warms me right down to my toes. I’m a pretty picky eater and had never really found a recipe for soup that I like… that is… Read More »Warming Up | Celtic Cast On


Cowboy Cobblestone | Celtic Cast On

                                                                                                  Cobblestone by Jared Flood Start Date: Feb 26th 2008 Finish Date: March 15th 2008 Yarn: Queensland Kathmandu Aran in Chocolate Needles: US 7 So I’m a little slack on getting my finished pics up. Heck never mind up I just took them yesterday Cobblestone was a joy to knit. Its the first sweater i’ve done in the round, first yoke, knitting on sleeves first construction of… Read More »Cowboy Cobblestone | Celtic Cast On