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FO: Carolina Socks | Celtic Cast On

I finally got pictures of my finished Carolina Socks Taking self portraits of socks in ‘just the right light’ is incredibly hard and frustrating! After 3 weeks of trying this and that I finally caved and let Moose take these ones for me. Pattern:Carolina Socks by Monkey Toes Yarn:Three Ewes Twisted in Fiber Ewephoric Sock in the Wild Thing colourway. **This company is no longer in business but you can… Read More »FO: Carolina 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

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Patina Party | Celtic Cast On

I have been oh so patiently waiting for January to come so Tanis could release all her 2013 club patterns into the wild. Tanis designed this gorgeous sock pattern Patina at the start of the year and I knew right away I wanted to knit them so when it arrived in my inbox upon release I squealed with delight. *Thank you Tanis!* Of course I couldn’t wait to cast on… Read More »Patina Party | Celtic Cast On

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Carolina Progress | Celtic Cast On

Well my Rye socks came off the needles pretty quickly *pics to come shortly* and I immediately cast on for another pair of socks….. The pattern is called Carolina by Monkey Toes. Its a free pattern and another one of those easy repeats. I’m loving it so far. The yarn is from stash, (I am going to be seriously using up stash like crazy this year) from a company called… Read More »Carolina Progress | Celtic Cast On

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Yarn Along | Celtic Cast On

Joining Ginny today for Yarn Along Knitting – I started a test for Elena of Anadiomena Designs. This one is similar to her Wild Vanilla pattern that I knit in the summer but this time with a fun kangaroo pocket that I think T will really love. T is finding most wool itchy at the moment, especially  Berroco Ultra Alpaca, hopefully she will grow out of this, but for now… Read More »Yarn Along | Celtic Cast On

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Stormont | Celtic Cast On

Well it was bound to happen sooner or later….. My first design – Stormont. Stormont is a unisex cabled toque featuring a celtic ring design on the front and back. The sizing ranges from 6mths – large adult and is a great winter accessory for anyone in the family. My sample is knit in Madelinetosh Vintage colourway Composition Book Grey. This was my first time working with Tosh and I… Read More »Stormont | Celtic Cast On

Book Review – Spring for Susannah | Celtic Cast On

Susannah realizes that with her parents deceased and no marriage prospects in the wings she has no choice but to agree to become a mail order bride.  She becomes the wife of her pastor’s brother, Jesse. He moved west to Dakota territory to homestead and Susannah makes the long trip out to join him as his wife. Susannah is as shy as they come and doesn’t believe she is good… Read More »Book Review – Spring for Susannah | Celtic Cast On

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Garden | Celtic Cast On

I have unsuccessfully tried to garden before…. mind you it wasn’t really a garden. We tried to plant pumpkins and corn *I think* in a pile of rocks…. really it was a terrible place to put a garden at our first house. Live and learn I guess. I decided this year was going to be the year, and I was going to do it RIGHT! First I decided where I… Read More »Garden | Celtic Cast On

Vote Moose!!! | Celtic Cast On

Poor Moose doesn’t get much blog time, I think he’d rather T have his share, but right now Moose needs your help! He is competing for a last chance to get onto Wipeout Canada. Those of you in the States I’m sure have seen Wipeout before, in the U.K. I believe its Total Wipeout. The show is basically one giant obstacle course that you and 19 other people tackle. There… Read More »Vote Moose!!! | Celtic Cast On

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Halleluiah we have HIGH SPEED! I thought I was never going to get to blog again. We are finally getting settled in our new house.Sockies is having a grand ole time out here,she’s always wanting to go outside and now has a massive cement slab to roll about on, I think she forgot how nice the summer time is, and its sooo quiet out here that she’s not scared by… Read More »Celtic Cast On »