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Little Red On The Ridge | Celtic Cast On

Eat your heart out Ysolda its Little Red On The Ridge! Pattern:Capuchon by Tagil Perlmutter from Petite Purls 10 Yarn: Berroco Lustra 3.5 skeins Mods: Instead of an i cord loop for the button I picked up 6 stitches on the side of the border, knit a few rows, added a buttonhole, knit a few more rows and bound off. I thought this would hold the cape on better and… Read More »Little Red On The Ridge | 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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Au Naturel | Celtic Cast On

I’m completely smitten with natural and white coloured knits right now. I felt the need to cast on for a warm Fall sweater. Something fitted with some yummy cables in a natural colour of course. I kept coming back to Tanis‘ pattern I Heart Aran and think it would be perfect with some jeans and a tall pair of boots. I am a bit excited to be wearing my boots… Read More »Au Naturel | Celtic Cast On

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Yarn Along 11 | Celtic Cast On

~ Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading? Take a photo and share it either on your blog or on Flickr. Knitting – I couldn’t resist joining in on the Solid Socks… Read More »Yarn Along 11 | Celtic Cast On

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Yarn Along 10 | Celtic Cast On

Its been a while since I’ve Joining Ginny for Yarn Along. To be honest I haven’t been reading at all until I downloaded an audio book yesterday.  So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading? Reading – I downloaded Little Princes by Connor Grennan from my local library’s site. I love that I can download audiobooks and ebooks for free from them. Although the selection… Read More »Yarn Along 10 | Celtic Cast On

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Xia | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Xia by Kessa Tay Anlin Yarn: 5 skeins of  Elann Lara in Antique Plum I have adored this design from the moment I set eyes on it. Kessa designed this modern top with a vintage feel and it could not be more perfect. Knit in one piece from the bottom up Xia was a quick yet interesting knit. The yo pattern is ever changing and keeps you on your… Read More »Xia | 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