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2830 | Celtic Cast On

                                                                                                            2830 Start Date: July 6th 2008 Finish Date: July 23rd 2008 Pattern: 2830 by The Zephyr Girls Yarn: Cascade 220 Heathers Col. 9452 Lot 8553 Needles: U.S. circs size 8 As you can see this knit has been done for a while but I couldn’t find a nice enough day to take the pictures until now. I ended up knitting this as a medium and had no problems… Read More »2830 | Celtic Cast On


Itty Bitty’s | Celtic Cast On

Lately my knitting has been geared towards smaller projects, ones I can bang out in a day or two. Part of that reason is because I’ve sworn to cast nothing else on the needles until I get my Anne Spencer completed…… well….. Anne Spencer has pissed me off and I don’t know if you will ever get to see her. See mum was here the other night and in all… Read More »Itty Bitty’s | Celtic Cast On


Casually Cowl | Celtic Cast On

Cowls have taken over the blogosphere!!!! If you haven’t already knit one I KNOW your tempted to. What could be better than a simple knit, quick project, most definately portable that could be done in a matter of hours. After seeing many many many cowls out there I finally decided to give one a go and see what all the fuss was about…… Casually Cowl was born.                                                                                                                Casually Cowl                Start… Read More »Casually Cowl | Celtic Cast On

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Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Casting on :: Casting off

Clapotis Pattern: Clapotis from Knitty Yarn: Fearless Fibers colourway Mermaid Needles: U.S. 8 circs Start Date: May 18th 2008 Finish Date: June 2nd 2008  Thoughts 550 yards was definately NOT enough for this pattern. I ended up having to fudge the end as I was running out of yarn and still had the end decreases to do. I managed to make it work and was glad in the end to get it… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Casting on :: Casting off


Birthday Shawl | Celtic Cast On

                                            Pattern: Forest Canopy Shawl by Susan Lawerence Yarn: Elspeth Lavold Silky Wool Needles: U.S. 8 circs Start Date: March 22nd 2008 Finish Date: May 11th 2008 I made this shawl for my mum, for her birthday on the 17th of May. I knew I wanted to make her a shawl, my very first lace project and shawl project and had had the exact pattern and yarn in my stash for a… Read More »Birthday Shawl | Celtic Cast On


Cowboy Cobblestone | Celtic Cast On

                                                                                                  Cobblestone by Jared Flood Start Date: Feb 26th 2008 Finish Date: March 15th 2008 Yarn: Queensland Kathmandu Aran in Chocolate Needles: US 7 So I’m a little slack on getting my finished pics up. Heck never mind up I just took them yesterday Cobblestone was a joy to knit. Its the first sweater i’ve done in the round, first yoke, knitting on sleeves first construction of… Read More »Cowboy Cobblestone | Celtic Cast On

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Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Saturday Stripes

Its a lazy day here on The Ridge. The remnant’s of Hurrican Danny is descending upon us today bringing  a ton of rain. I figured I’d make use of this lovely rainy day and start a new project. This is Super Natural Stripes by Fawn Pea. I figured with my cotton ease colour choices this would suit a girl or boy and with sizing up to 4 years I can definitely see… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Saturday Stripes


D is for…… | Celtic Cast On

                                                                 is for Duffle Coat                                                                                                          Pattern:  Duffle Coat by Zoe Mellor in Double Knits             Yarn: Cascade 220 green 8903             Needles: US size 7            Start Date: January 2008            Finish Date: 24th February 2008 *Waves white flag* Ok Jeanne, you win, I’m done with Moss stitch for a while!!! This project was getting very monotonous at the end, I just wanted… Read More »D is for…… | Celtic Cast On


Warm hands and cold feet! | Celtic Cast On

                                                          Pattern : Chevalier Mittens                 Start Date: January 1st 2008                 Finish Date: February 11th 2008                 Yarn: almost 200g of Cascade 220  * Two different dyelots, one for each mitt as I ran out. Thanks to Pat I was able to finish*                 Needles : 3.75mm DPN’s  I did the shorter version of these mittens, which is minus two green sections on the pattern. Good thing because they are a… Read More »Warm hands and cold feet! | Celtic Cast On

Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Yarn Along 4

Joining Ginny over at Small Things for Yarn Along. “~ Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading? … ~” I have two books to share with you this week.  I took the first book… Read More »Celtic Cast On » Blog Archive » Yarn Along 4