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Yarn Along | Celtic Cast On

Joining Ginny for Yarn Along this week. I’m currently reading The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern along with folks in The PlayfulDay Podcast Group on Ravelry. I didn’t read the synapses before I dove into this one, much like with The Knife of Never Letting Go Le Cirque des Rêves, is only open at night. A circus that arrives without warning, one day its there the next day it isn’t. The black and… Read More »Yarn Along | Celtic Cast On

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Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Cable-licious

We had another freezing rain/ice storm last night. My whole driveway is a sheet of ice, makes it hard for driving out of, especially since we have to drive up to get out. The dogs and I are headed off to mum and dad’s today, will be interesting driving I tell ya. Before I go though I wanted to show you all what I’m working on, we haven’t had many… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Cable-licious

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Striped | Celtic Cast On

  Pattern: Super Natural Stripes by Fawn Pea Yarn: Cotton Ease in Lake, Lime and Stone Needles: 3.75mm and 4.5mm Start Date: August 28th 2009 Finish Date: September 13th 2009 I love how this little cardi turned out, a simple design that produces awesome results. The Cotton Ease was great to work with, I bought these three colours, Lake, Lime and Stone, with something striped in mind, I just didn’t know… Read More »Striped | Celtic Cast On

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Cable Comfort Throw | Celtic Cast On

Pattern: Cable Comfort Throw by Lion Brand Yarn: Lion Brand Thick n Quick in Pumpkin Needles: U.S. 13 Start Date: September 2007Finish Date: December 18th 2008 This is was my longest standing FO and its D O N E!!!!I hadn’t used Thick n Quick before this project and was pleasantly surprised at how soft and warm it is. During the seaming of the last panel I had to actually take… Read More »Cable Comfort Throw | Celtic Cast On

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C is for…….. | Celtic Cast On

In an effort to catch up on the ABC along here is my C post.                                                       C is for asting on obblestone!                                               Finally I have a few knits out of the way so I could ast on for this sweater. I’ve only had the yarn for a little over a month…… every day it would stare at me, BEG me to ast on. I’d tell it well, maybe tomorrow… Read More »C is for…….. | Celtic Cast On

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Happy New Year | Celtic Cast On

WOW!!!! First off let me say a huge THANK YOU!!! To all the Gretel love I have received. I’m glad i’m not alone in my love for her…. although I probably was the only one dancing around the house singing “oh what a beautiful hat!” *grins* Next let me welcome you all to the first post of 2008 here at Celtic Cast On. I’m excited to see what this year… Read More »Happy New Year | Celtic Cast On

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Love for Gretel | Celtic Cast On

I told you I had another almost finished knit and I’m soooooo in love with it. Presenting………………                                                  GRETEL and a picture of the back…. This is Gretel by Ysolda You can buy the pattern here for a meer 2 pounds, its WELL worth it! Pattern: Gretel by Yosolda Needles: 3.25mm and 4.5mm circs and dpns Yarn: Cascade 220 colour 8010  1 skein Start Date : dec 14th 2007 Finish… Read More »Love for Gretel | Celtic Cast On

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Celtic Cast On » Harlot in Hali!

So Tuesday was the big day! Moose and I headed off to Halifax to see the Harlot. We stopped off in Moncton for some lunch on the way at our favourite restaurant. After we completely stuffed ourselves silly (ohhh for some more pudding chomeur)  it was off for another 3 hour drive with lots of knitting. I knit most of the way till Moose got sleepy and we traded. Here’s what… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Harlot in Hali!

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Celtic Cast On » Dogs, Yarn and Vacation!!!

Where IS the summer going??? Its August already???  The only reason I’m happy to see August is for VACATION!!!!! Since its only 2 weeks away I guess I should fill you all in on where we are off to. We’re taking two weeks and going on a half road trip half plane trip if you will. We’re driving to NJ to hang with the lovely Claudia, hubby and Bayou for… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Dogs, Yarn and Vacation!!!