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Monsta | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:Penelope by Danger Crafts Yarn: Cascade 220 wool and Patons Classic Merino Needles: 5.5mm circs Start Date: May 22nd 2009 Finish Date: August 26th 2009 As soon as I saw Grace’s version of Penelope I knew I had to knit one for Tadpole.  I could just picture Penelope being trailed from one place to the next in a little chubby hand, chewed on, hugged, and loved for a very long time.… Read More »Monsta | Celtic Cast On

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Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Tadpole’s Cardigan

    Pattern: Design C from Sirdar’s Baby Bamboo Too Yarn: Rowan Handknit Cotton green Needles: 3.25mm and 3.75mm straights Start Date: June 27th 2009 Finish Date: August 7th 2009  The “If Tadpole is a girl Cardi” is finally complete!! With just the sleeves left to knit I pushed it to the side angrily and tried to forget about it for a while as I kept frigging something up.  No matter how… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Tadpole’s Cardigan

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Mittens in July | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:Newfoundland Mitts Yarn: Patons Classic Merino in Mustard and Chestnut Needles: 3.75mm dpns Start Date: July 29th 2009 Finish Date: July 31st 2009 My friend S asked for my help knitting the Newfoundland Mittens Pattern. I was all for it except I’d never actually knit them before and the only way I can adaquately teach someone how to knit a  pattern is to knit it myself, so……… Mitten’s in July it is.… Read More »Mittens in July | Celtic Cast On

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Little Ray of Sunshine | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:Boheme by Allegra Wermuth 6mths Yarn: Vanna’s Choice in Mustard Needles: 4mm circs Start Date: July 11th 2009 Finish Date: July 15th 2009 After two months of  rain and cold, well into what should have been our summer I was in need of a little pick me up. All that weather can really get you down so I decided to cast on some bright and fun. Another knit for Tadpole if it is… Read More »Little Ray of Sunshine | Celtic Cast On

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Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Spring is in the air!!

And the knitting goes on. There are some big happening’s going on at the ridge right now but that will have to save for another post. I have Finished Knits and yummy yarn to show you!! The weather is slowly warming and some layers are being shed but these little ears get sore very quickly with the cool winds. It not cold enough for a hat most evenings when we… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Spring is in the air!!

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Garter Yoke Cardi | Celtic Cast On

  Pattern:Garter Yoke Cardigan by Melissa LaBarre Yarn: Tahki Donegal Tweed Needles: U.S. 7’s Start Date: January 26th 2009 Finish Date: March 7th 2009 This poor cardi has suffered a lot since its cast on date. Trying to capture my attention while startitis had a hold on me, suffering a complete loss of my knitting mojo, not to mention troubles finding the perfect buttons.  It did eventually all come together in… Read More »Garter Yoke Cardi | Celtic Cast On

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Ice Cold | Celtic Cast On

January was bitterly cold, wool hats, helmet liners, snowpants, nothing seemed to keep you warm. I had finally accepted the fact that I was going to be cold when I was outside and I’d just have to suck it up and get warm when I came back in.  I cast my wellies aside in SEPTEMBER because my feet were too cold and I needed my winter boots to keep  my wee… Read More »Ice Cold | Celtic Cast On

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Winter Woolies | Celtic Cast On

Pardon the unexpected blogging break but I changed  hosts making the blog  down for a bit. The lovely Missa at Knitblog hooked me up. I love my new template, that punch of colour is just what I needed. I think  I’m going to be much happier with this host. I may not have  been able to blog but I most definitely have been knitting! Pattern: Thorpe by Kirsten Kapur Yarn: Handspun from a… Read More »Winter Woolies | Celtic Cast On