Posts Tagged ‘guitar’

yes, i’m actually making good on one of my promises… photos of the unpossibly awesome sock. one down, one more to go. ** edit – do you realize how difficult it is to get both your foot AND your face in focus in the same shot in a poorly lit room?  everyone is welcome to [...]

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Feb 15th, 2010 | Filed under miscellaneous

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

so, i’ve mentioned before that i’m going to be launching Untastic Sock yarns in the very near future.  in fact, i’m going to pick up my order of Merino/Cashmere and bamboo sock yarn on sunday, then the dye-a-thon begins sunday night. so what i’ve decided to do to celebrate is have a contest… this contest [...]

May 2nd, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest, untastic sock yarn

in the event anyone wasn’t sure what would constitute manly uses for manspun yarn, i’ve put together a couple of samples for you… guitar strings: or perhaps you’re a chef, and you wanted to cook with it: I’ve had a couple of patterns submitted, but i’m looking for photos.  if you’ve made a pattern that [...]

Feb 28th, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest

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

my 1994 Ibanez RG450DX has confirmed that ManSpun Yarn rocks almost as hard as it does… ibanez guitars have been a staple in hard rock and heavy metal music for decades. hard rock and heavy metal music are very manly and awesome. therefore – yarn and knitting – super awesome.

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Nov 20th, 2008 | Filed under manliness