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Where has the time gone???  Its been two months since I posted last YIKES!!! All I can say is…. It’s Tadpole’s fault!!!! I’m well into my second trimester now, have gained most of my energy back and am still eating like a horse. This picture is a couple of weeks old now as I  haven’t got around to taking  anything recent. It was taken at 19 weeks and I’m currently 22… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Tadpole

Tuscarora | Celtic Cast On

It was so amazingly awesome to have so many of you leave comments on my last post telling me you are all still reading! I guess the show must really go on for now I’m currently prepping for a biiig yard sale this weekend and I might have completely gutted T’s room on Monday… so it is safe to say my house is in shambles right now. I’ll fill you… Read More »Tuscarora | Celtic Cast On

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

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Smokestack Socks | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:Smokestack Socks by Tanis Lavallee Yarn:Tanis Fiber Arts Purple Label Cashmere Sock in the Dove colourway My Rav Project Page I recently had the pleasure of testing another pattern for Tanis Fiber Arts The Smokestack Socks pattern is another timeless classic, a unisex pattern that will suit absolutely anyone! Smokestack is the sock version of her Brixter hat, genius and works perfectly in sock form. I love the simple mix… Read More »Smokestack Socks | 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

Knit East 2013 | Celtic Cast On

This past weekend I attended a maritime knitting convention called Knit East held at The Algonquin This is the second time the event has happened and the second time I have attended. This year had a fantastic line up of teachers: Bristol Ivy, Susan B Anderson, Mary Jane Mucklestone, Ann Budd, Deb Barnhill and Stephanie Pearl McPhee There were so many choices for classes that I had a really hard time… Read More »Knit East 2013 | Celtic Cast On

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French Braid | Celtic Cast On

While I was waiting for Elia to dry and and avoiding all those projects that I was having bother with I picked up my French Braid Cardigan and FINISHED IT! I think I can hear Tanis yelling at the screen, FINALLY!! Pattern: French Braid Cardigan Yarn: Ella Rae Classics My Rav Project page I only cast on for this the day it was released. Then I became buried under a pile of test knits and I didn’t want to… Read More »French Braid | Celtic Cast On

Yarn Along | Celtic Cast On

It’s time for another yarn along with Ginny I’m afraid I haven’t got much reading done lately. I started listening to book 3 of the Hunger Games called Mockingjay but didn’t get very far. As for knitting I think I’ve done more winding than knitting. I ran out of yarn for my Vintage inspired socks I was working on…. a knitter from my local knitting group  is hooking me up… Read More »Yarn Along | Celtic Cast On

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Day 28 – Simplicity | Celtic Cast On

Day – 28 Simplicity A Month of Craft Photos Yesterday I cast on for a second Classic Raglan I ran out of yarn for my socks and needed some mindless knitting. I love how simple this pattern is and how great it looks on.

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I Heart Aran | Celtic Cast On

Pattern :I Heart Aran by Tanis Lavallee Yarn : Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool in natural Mods: Added two inches to the length of the body. In retrospect I should have added 4.  Lengthened sleeves to 20 inches from cast on edge to under arm. Rav link to my project Well it sure did take me long enough to complete this one. I had 70% of it done in September of… Read More »I Heart Aran | Celtic Cast On