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Hierro | Celtic Cast On

 First off I need to say Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends! I hope you are enjoying the cooler weather that seems to have crept in on us all of a sudden. Time to pull out all the handknits! Speaking of handknits… you may remember my pattern Hierro from Pom Pom Quarterly’sAutumn 2013 Issue 6. The rights have reverted back to me and I’m excited to be able to… Read More »Hierro | Celtic Cast On

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Smokestack Socks | Celtic Cast On

Pattern:Smokestack Socks by Tanis Lavallee Yarn:Tanis Fiber Arts Purple Label Cashmere Sock in the Dove colourway My Rav Project Page I recently had the pleasure of testing another pattern for Tanis Fiber Arts The Smokestack Socks pattern is another timeless classic, a unisex pattern that will suit absolutely anyone! Smokestack is the sock version of her Brixter hat, genius and works perfectly in sock form. I love the simple mix… Read More »Smokestack Socks | Celtic Cast On

Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins | Celtic Cast On

Since last summer I’ve been having some health issues and suffering from GERD. It is not a fun disease and being in pain after eating anything is no fun at all. As a result of this I have had to really change what I’m eating and probably the biggest thing is trying going Gluten, Dairy and Wheat Free. I can see a big change with the dairy already although I… Read More »Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins | Celtic Cast On

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Patina Party | Celtic Cast On

I have been oh so patiently waiting for January to come so Tanis could release all her 2013 club patterns into the wild. Tanis designed this gorgeous sock pattern Patina at the start of the year and I knew right away I wanted to knit them so when it arrived in my inbox upon release I squealed with delight. *Thank you Tanis!* Of course I couldn’t wait to cast on… Read More »Patina Party | Celtic Cast On

Happy 2014! | Celtic Cast On

Happy New Year to you all. We survived yet another dumping of snow, receiving 12 more inches and thankfully no more power outages. We are now settling into a deep freeze with temps with the wind chill at -39 C. Brrrr!!! Pretty soon T will be walking level with the roof of her play house! During December I worked hard to finish most of my WIPs. I succeed in finishing… Read More »Happy 2014! | Celtic Cast On

Interesting Christmas | Celtic Cast On

Well Christmas has gone once again and it has been an interesting one here. Last weekend we had a huge ice storm, we had freezing rain for 3-4 days continuously. Everything was covered in a coating of ice, the trees looked beautiful sparkling in the sun albeit a bit heavy and drooped. After the storm was over the trees started to droop more and before long 50,000 people in my… Read More »Interesting Christmas | Celtic Cast On