Archive for March, 2009

i’ve been busy.  it seems as though i’ve somehow lost track of time over the last week or so, but i’ve come to grips with that being okay because losing things is an extremely manly thing to do. i’ve done about 10-15 rows on the Alpaca Sweater of Awesomeness this week which makes me feel [...]

Mar 31st, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness

five new yarns posted in the Yarn Shop of Manliness.  get your hands on some manly yarn.

Mar 23rd, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness

be assured, there IS an update coming to the Yarn Shop of Manliness.  hopefully tonight.  i didn’t quite manage to get time to finish all the spinning i wanted to this weekend, then get everything photographed, weighed and measured, uploaded, etc. before my brain conked out last night. however, tonight i will be doing my [...]

Mar 23rd, 2009 | Filed under manliness

new yarns coming tomorrow

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Mar 19th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns

it was a VERY tough decision.  chuck norris tough.  charles bronson tough.  chuck norris and charles bronson in a fight to the death tough. i have chosen the plumber’s crack photo from Kitten With A Whiplash as the contest winner… i’ve also put all of the other entries into a flickr set so everyone can [...]

Mar 18th, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest

so everybody who hasn’t submitted a photo yet, you have until the end of today to send them in for the ManSpun Yarn contest.  I will be choosing a winner at some point after midnight tonight so that anyone who considers themselves the ultimate procrastinator can get that last-minute opportunity to send in their photo [...]

Mar 17th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manspun contest

Luna the Farm Lady has submitted this manly use for manspun yarn… camouflaged yarn for restraining a white rabbit.  don’t be fooled by the rabbit, Monty Python and Jefferson Airplane have both warned us of the dangers of white rabbits and this one isn’t any different.  if it weren’t for this manly restraint of rabbits, [...]

Mar 16th, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest

the manliness abounds with this next entry for the ManSpun Yarn contest… Jason’s entry for the ManSpun Yarn contest shows the manly task of hammering things, growing a beard, and having a cat with lasers for eyes. Very manly indeed. the closing date for the contest is coming, but you still have time – make [...]

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Mar 12th, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest

look at this here – MORE MANSPUN CONTEST ENTRIES!! Jana decided that ManSpun yarn could be used in hold-up situations – note the very manly beard of the person being held up. also, i had TWO submissions from Kitten With a Whiplash (who has assured me that he is a very manly kitten with a [...]

Mar 8th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

we have some very manly entries for the ManSpun Contest… Pirategirl decided that the manliest use for manspun yarn would be a knitted moustache. Very manly, no? Tracey decided that the manliest use for manspun yarn was wrangling ginger kids.  Very manly, and a neccessity in this day and age when gingers run wild. so [...]

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Mar 6th, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest