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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

so because i really suck at knitting, but am totally persistent, i’ve cast on a new toque so that i don’t totally destroy my lump of cashmere – this hat is excitingly brown and made from caterpillar hurl and panda food… structurally, this iteration of the toque is much more sound than any previous version [...]

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Jan 26th, 2009 | Filed under knitting

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

Brown and blue, like coffee spilled on your blue jeans. I ground up the sheep hair (carded the wool) myself, then spun it into this super awesome yarn. it’s a thick and thin worsted-weight yarn, a little over 100 yards in length and around 100 grams (aboot 3.5-4 oz) in weight. The price is $25 [...]

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Nov 7th, 2008 | Filed under finished yarns