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you know, it just dawned on me that i only have 5 posts tagged with excuses (this, of course, being the sixth). the good news is that although my lack of blogging has prevailed over the last four days, so has my non-blogging productivity.  three skeins of sheep hair and panda food, two skeins of [...]

Jul 20th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

MORE alpaca, MORE merino/viscose, and some merino/seacell blend gooder pictures and a web site update will hopefully follow in the next few days.  i’m kinda surprised at how much time it takes out of every day to spin this much yarn.  at least it’s contributing to the manly behaviour of making excuses for not doing [...]

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Jul 15th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

a pound of hand dyed merino/viscose… even though i shouldn’t be posting from the office.

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Jul 13th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

this is quite possibly the worst picture i’ve ever taken of myself.  ever.

Jul 9th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

55 grams of hand dyed alpaca and 110 grams of soon-to-be-hand-dyed merino/cashmere sadly, that is the last of the merino/cashmere roving.  i shall miss it’s aggressive softness.

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Jul 8th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

although today’s excuses are valid ones.  yesterday’s yarn was finished very late in the evening, when i discovered that both my iPhone and my camera batteries were both dead. today’s promises include: day 7 yarn day 8 yarn … ANOTHER new toque has been cast on yes, i’ve started another toque of manliness – this [...]

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Jul 8th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

60 grams of sheep hair and panda food

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Jul 6th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

somehow i managed to resist the temptation of spending the last day of my vacation goofing off and doing absolutely nothing. you can also see some of a super top secret experiment in the background there.  think shiny panda food.

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Jul 5th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

more cormo… i needed to get a little fibre in my diet.  har har. seriously though, i’m not sure if i like cormo more for the texture, or for its totally awesome name.  i mean seriously, say it with me now… cormo sounds like…

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Jul 4th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

now if i could just finish my sweater and socks with this kind of awesomness and fast…ness, i would be done them by now. wow, that was quite possibly the worst sentence ever typed, but also the awesomest at the same time.

Jul 4th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness