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This weekend I frolicked as hard as I’ve ever Frolicked before.  I saw SO MANY of my knitting crew there while hanging with Cindy from Studioloo, Laurie from The Black Lamb and Haley and Rosie from Knit-O-Matic.  A super-huge thank you to everyone who braved the long line-ups and super-packed space to come say hi. [...]

Apr 29th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness

Who has two thumbs and was in the news this week?  This guy right here!  The Grid called me up and asked me some questions about an article they were doing on the emergence of men in the knitting world – click here y’all. That being said, I’m almost disappointed in how little knitting I’ve [...]

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Apr 26th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness

So yesterday me and my crew went to The Stash to spin up a storm.  Many sheep gladly gave up their freshly dyed hair so that it could be assembled into one of my future projects.   As you can see, I’ve balanced it atop my Majacraft Little Bastard to show that it is a [...]

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Mar 25th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness, manly yarn making process

So in my efforts to blog at least weekly, I have managed to blog at least monthly.  That does count for something.  Maybe not a whole lot, but more than nothing I suppose right? Also, I spun yarn!   Cindy from Studioloo gave me some awesome Merino/Silk roving for Christmas, and I’ve decided that I’m [...]

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Mar 12th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness

So although it has been approximately twenty-one days since the last time I blogged HERE, I have been blogging in other forms (ch-check oot my creative writing blog right HERE). And I am still working on another sock pattern, but you’ll have to excuse my tardiness with that one.  It involves a CHART, and anyone [...]

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Feb 4th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness, patterns

i’ve finally completed assembly of the Unpossibly Awesome Socks: and to celebrate, i’m drinking Rickard’s White and casting on a new pair of socks.  in a few moments, i’ll be casting on the Hannah Socks pattern from Patti’s Patterns.  it’ll be my first attempt at cables, but being a man – i have plenty experience [...]

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May 23rd, 2010 | Filed under knitting, manliness

even though i haven’t been spinning as much as i’d like to, i have been knitting quite a bit.  i finished a sock (pictures to come), and i completely rocked out in my newly finished sock-head hat! check it oot!

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Feb 14th, 2010 | Filed under finished objects, knitting

Muststashyo Episode 6 – Moustache Mushroom Bash has been posted! i successfully upgraded my wordpress installation.  it’s much easier than it used to be back in the day. i’ve also made some progress on my unpossibly awesome socks: only a few more inches to go and i’ll be able to start my toe!

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Jan 4th, 2010 | Filed under knitting, podcast

i had fun at the Touchable show in Port Hope on the weekend, and i’m looking forward to seeing some finished objects – anyone who was there and got something from me, pop me an email (thecaptain@manspun.com) and show me pictures of what you’ve done. while i was there, i had some knitting time so [...]

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Nov 9th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness, untastic sock yarn

the dog ate my homework…  that’s my excuse. much of the last couple of weeks has been spent in preparation for the Touchable show in Port Hope put on by my good friends the Fibre Arts Collective.  it will be the first show EVER where i’ll be there representing myself and my own yarn and [...]

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Oct 31st, 2009 | Filed under knitting, podcast, untastic sock yarn