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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

Firsts | Celtic Cast On

I’m so glad I took pictures of Julissa when I did. That evening it started to snow and the next morning I woke up to this…. T and I took advantage of all that white fluffiness. She took her first sled right of the season around the loop, and built her first ever snowman! She chose what we would use to decorate him while Boss and Molly worked on destroying… Read More »Firsts | Celtic Cast On

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Contemporary Irish Knits | Celtic Cast On

Have you heard about it? Contemporary Irish Knits by the lovely Carol Feller Carol’s book contains 20 seamless designs focusing on the use of Irish yarns and inspired by Ireland’s Knitting Heritage. Carol discusses the orgins of Aran Knitting, takes us on a little tour of three remaining woollen mills that have been operating for generations as well as a look at the new generation of hand dyers emerging. I… Read More »Contemporary Irish Knits | Celtic Cast On