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Getting Down | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Partying Up and Getting Down Socks by Megan Williams Yarn:Knit Picks Felici in High Tide Rav Project page  I finished my Getting Down Socks. The pattern for these socks is actually one toe up sock *thats the partying up part* and one top down sock. *the getting down part* A genius idea of Megan’s!  She very kindly gifted me the pattern which I had been eyeing for a while and… Read More »Getting Down | Celtic Cast On

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Magda | Celtic Cast On

I needed a quick knit to warm my noggin and there was one particular pattern that I just couldn’t get out of my head. Pattern:Magda Beanie by Julia Trice Yarn:Colour Adventures Bella Worsted in Sour Cherry My Rav project page I had just enough yarn left over from my Elia sweater *also by Julia Trice* to make this hat. I have been dreaming about a red winter hat since the… Read More »Magda | Celtic Cast On

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Master Rowan | Celtic Cast On

If you didn’t already know Tanis‘ baby boy arrived into the world a few weeks ago. Go have a peek if you haven’t already he is scrumptious! When I found out Tanis was expecting, last summer, I set to work to find something to knit for her. I must have changed my mind a hundred times, choosing a pattern and colour for someone else is tricky business! She decided not… Read More »Master Rowan | Celtic Cast On

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Downton Girl | Celtic Cast On

I was thrilled to be able to test Downton Girl by Melissa Schaschwary I love cloche style hats but I was never sure if I could actually pull this off. Even while knitting it I emailed Melissa to ask if it was ok for T to model it because I didn’t think I could pull it off. T decided she didn’t want to wear it even though the whole time I was… Read More »Downton Girl | Celtic Cast On

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Yarn Along | Celtic Cast On

As I type T is playing hairdresser…. I’ve got one eye squinted from the pain of the round brush jabbing into my head, I’m being asked to tilt  my head waaay waaay back so she can wash it and then spraying hairspray on top. Boss has his paw on my arm as if to say HELLLOOOO you aren’t touching me while Molly, oh sweet Molly dreams of daddy on her… Read More »Yarn Along | 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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Knit East Part 2 | Celtic Cast On

Wow loosing your internet SUCKS! Getting your internet back and only having it work in your cold basement isn’t much better! I’m happy to say I’m currently on the couch as I type and NOT standing on the cold cement basement floor. Hopefully we are back up for good. So before I tell you about Thanksgiving weekend and the awesome weather we had I best wrap up Knit East. You… Read More »Knit East Part 2 | Celtic Cast On

Knit East part 1 | Celtic Cast On

So as  you know I attended Knit East this past weekend in New Brunswick`s lovely St. Andrew`s by the sea The event was held at the Algonquin Hotel Sarah and I organized a shawl/cowl swap for the event.  We ended up with about 20 knitters taking part and we had a great time exchanging swaps. Here’s a group shot taken by the lovely Heidi I knit the  Amberwell Shawl by… Read More »Knit East part 1 | Celtic Cast On

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Knit Knit Knit | Celtic Cast On

I think I misplaced  my blogging mojo some where in the last month but I think I’ve finally found it again. Things have been kind of busy and the time I had to myself I really wanted to knit instead of blog but hopefully I can get back into the swing of things. There’s lots to blog about and since this is a “knitting” blog we’ll start with that. I’ve… Read More »Knit Knit Knit | Celtic Cast On

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Monster Mash | Celtic Cast On

Yes my friends it’s yet another monster! This pattern is for Louie The LoveBot which is another Rebecca Danger pattern and is available through Knit Picks independent designers program for $1.99!!! Now thats a deal! I’m using Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller’s Full o’ Sheep in Passionfruit and Aquamarine both from the stash. Although I love the colours , knitting  the yarn held doubled with this yarn was a bad… Read More »Monster Mash | Celtic Cast On