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one of those updates where i show you how productive i’ve been… i’ll add them to the manspun.com shop on thursday when i can get some photos in proper lighting, or you can email me if you want the info for them. and there’s more on the way… i’m a frickin machine eh? also, i’ve [...]

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Feb 10th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, knitting, manliness

i managed to complete the assembly of 4 extremely manly yarns this weekend, although the manly tasks of being lazy and driving places did interfere quite a bit with my productivity. i also managed to get a few rows done on my cashmere toque: if there was a manlier toque than that, i’d like to [...]

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Dec 1st, 2008 | Filed under knitting

what rocks more, my BC Rich Kerry King Signature Series flying V, or the yarn for which it was the inspiration? the yarn is 2 ply, mostly from shaved merino sheep and some other ground up sheep’s hair.  my guesstimate is that there’s about 200-220 yards and it weighs aboot 125 grams. i’m not quite [...]

Nov 26th, 2008 | Filed under finished yarns, manly yarn making process

as you can see here, the manly battle of good and evil, productivity and laziness exists on my spinning wheel: it’s my first effort and doing a 2-ply yarn – meaning that i’ve already ground up double the sheep hair, and need to get this damn thing moving and off the wheel.  i’ve finished assembling [...]

Nov 22nd, 2008 | Filed under manly yarn making process