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for anyone curious about current yarn assemlby and progress, i shall introduce you to what i’ve been working on. from a soft but manly roving from sprouty25.etsy.com: the colours flowed brilliantly into each other and the result was a yarn that desperately wants to become a toque for ma head. this was made from a [...]

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Jul 29th, 2010 | Filed under manliness

i had fun at the Touchable show in Port Hope on the weekend, and i’m looking forward to seeing some finished objects – anyone who was there and got something from me, pop me an email (thecaptain@manspun.com) and show me pictures of what you’ve done. while i was there, i had some knitting time so [...]

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Nov 9th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness, untastic sock yarn

first thing – check this out y’all:  crafzine did a post about me: http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2009/09/meet_mathieu_of_manspun.html second of all:  website update – new handspun yarns. third:  new sock yarn is coming incredibly soon!  the shipment finally arrived, but i’ve got to skein it all off.  Hopefully this week i’ll get the Merino/Cashmere/Nylon skeined and dyed, then i’ve [...]

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Sep 20th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness

so, i think i’ve finally gotten my computer problems solved.  stupid windows updates stupid crashed my stupid laptop, so expect to see more stupid updates from stupid me coming stupid soon. BUT on top of all of that nonsense, i updated the Yarn Shop of Manliness!  you should see it in its splendidness and awesomenosity. [...]

Aug 9th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness, untastic sock yarn

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

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

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

so yesterday’s yarn didn’t get finished until after 11:30 last night, so being that i’m only equipped with my iPhone i waited until this morning to shoot the photo… and check out what’s lined up for day 2… two balls. of hand dyed cormo roving.  asses will be kicked today.

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Jul 2nd, 2009 | Filed under manliness

sometimes having a day job can mess everything up.  as it stands right now, i only have one new yarn to post to the yarn shop of manliness, and my in-stock sock yarn is down to nothing. did i mention that i have a huge tax bill to pay as well?  yeah.  teh suck. i [...]

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Apr 8th, 2009 | Filed under manliness