I was recently asked if I was interested in reviewing the Denise2Go interchangeable set that Yarncanada carries in their online shop. To be honest I was a bit hesitant at first. I have my favourite knitting needles and I don’t usually stray from them especially as the Denise kit needles are plastic so I decided to give the crochet set a go. The set comes with 6 hooks from size 5mm up to… Read More »Review: Denise 2 Go – Crochet | Celtic Cast On
I just got back from a whirlwind trip to Rhinebeck NY for the Sheep and Wool Festival. It was amazing to actually be there and see some real knitting celebs *although I didn’t see as many as I would have liked* I’ll talk more about Rhinebeck in another post but today I am all about an FO I wore there. I had big plans for all kinds of Rhinbeck sweaters… Read More »FO: Framed Slouch | Celtic Cast On
I recently finished a test knit for Suvi of Suvi Knits. I haven’t tested anything in a while and I honestly don’t really do testing anymore but when I saw Suvi’s sample I just knew that I wanted to knit it. It may have helped that I had the perfect yarn in my stash too. I knit this with: Yarn: Schoeller and Stahl Fortissima Alpaka in colours 3011 and 3009 Needles:… Read More »Frosty Acorn | Celtic Cast On
It was so amazingly awesome to have so many of you leave comments on my last post telling me you are all still reading! I guess the show must really go on for now I’m currently prepping for a biiig yard sale this weekend and I might have completely gutted T’s room on Monday… so it is safe to say my house is in shambles right now. I’ll fill you… Read More »Tuscarora | Celtic Cast On
Hello out there! Is there anyone left? It’s been quite some time since I have used the blog but for some reason I feel compelled today to share. There has been knitting albeit not the amount that I am used to but that’s ok, things change and we all just have to adjust with it. We went on a short little trip lately and I took something completely monotonous to… Read More »FO – Low Tide | 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
Day – 28 Simplicity A Month of Craft Photos Yesterday I cast on for a second Classic Raglan I ran out of yarn for my socks and needed some mindless knitting. I love how simple this pattern is and how great it looks on.