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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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Cabled Canuck | Celtic Cast On

It’s all Tanis’ fault! I needed to take a small break from all those twisted stitches on the Sailing Sweater and I had a couple hours drive that needed to be occupied with a simple knit. Tanis released a hat pattern called Cabled Canuck before christmas and its all I could think about. This drive was the perfect opportunity to whip it up AND satisfy my need for something a little… Read More »Cabled Canuck | Celtic Cast On

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Courtenay | Celtic Cast On

There’s nothing like a woolly hat to keep you toasty in the Autumn and Winter months. I recently test knit this sweet beret for the lovely Preeti This is Courtenay, Preeti’s first published pattern! The leaf motif  knits up quickly with worsted weight yarn and can easily be made slouchier with an extra repeat. You have to check out all of Preeti’s versions in solid coloured yarns they are beautiful!… Read More »Courtenay | Celtic Cast On

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Fair Isle First! | Celtic Cast On

I’m so excited to share my next project with you.  I have wanted to try Fair Isle for MANY years but have always shied away from this “scary” technique. Pat and Elinor have inspired me for years with their beautiful projects and many of  Elinor’s original designs are waiting in my queue to be knit. In December I started a binder with a collection of  patterns I wanted to knit in 2009.… Read More »Fair Isle First! | Celtic Cast On

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New and Old | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Juniper Mitts by Jennifer Adams Yarn: Patons Classic Merino Needles: 4mm Start Date: October 4th 2008 Finish Date: October 28th 2008 How my junipers didn’t get posted until now I’ll never know! The title should be old and older. These were knit with Patons Merino in Old Gold, I just love this colour and hope to make a beret out of it some day. These are definately my favourite… Read More »New and Old | Celtic Cast On

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An unexpected Welcome to Winter | Celtic Cast On

It all started on thursday when we decided to rent a post hole digger to drill some holes at the top of the driveway for some fencing. We had a skift of snow wednesday but we were good, the ground was’t frozen and we still had a while to get the fencing up before winter was really upon us. This is the post hole digger and let me tell you… Read More »An unexpected Welcome to Winter | Celtic Cast On

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No longer a mystery | Celtic Cast On

Finally the rain has stopped long enough for me to get some decent pictures! These are my finished Mystery Socks, I finished these with minutes to spare before the end of the month of October. I said I’d finish them by the end of the month and gosh darn it I did. Pattern:Through the Loops Mystery Socks by Kirsten Kapur Yarn: Koigu Premium Merino KPM Robin’s egg blue Needles: U.S. 2 Start… Read More »No longer a mystery | Celtic Cast On

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Sikkim | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Sikkim by Kirsten Kapur Yarn: Dalegarn Baby Ull Needles: 2.25mm and 3.25mm Start Date: October 6th 2008 Finish Date: October 22nd 2008 I love my new beret so much! It was a blast to knit, just when I got used to one pattern it would change into another.  Not a dull moment to be had. This yarn was originally bought to knit Norweigan Stockings with but as I’ve had… Read More »Sikkim | Celtic Cast On

Knitting Through The Loops | Celtic Cast On

It is time! Although I’m not done showing my finished knits I think its time to show some works in progress otherwise those will just turn into FO’s as well and the cycle will continue. I’ve cast on for a few things and lately i’m having to keep myself calm enough not to cast on for more, its knitters ADD and I caught it from Heidi!!! Everytime I talk to that… Read More »Knitting Through The Loops | Celtic Cast On