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This weekend I frolicked as hard as I’ve ever Frolicked before.  I saw SO MANY of my knitting crew there while hanging with Cindy from Studioloo, Laurie from The Black Lamb and Haley and Rosie from Knit-O-Matic.  A super-huge thank you to everyone who braved the long line-ups and super-packed space to come say hi. [...]

Apr 29th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness

So yesterday me and my crew went to The Stash to spin up a storm.  Many sheep gladly gave up their freshly dyed hair so that it could be assembled into one of my future projects.   As you can see, I’ve balanced it atop my Majacraft Little Bastard to show that it is a [...]

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Mar 25th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness, manly yarn making process

So in my efforts to blog at least weekly, I have managed to blog at least monthly.  That does count for something.  Maybe not a whole lot, but more than nothing I suppose right? Also, I spun yarn!   Cindy from Studioloo gave me some awesome Merino/Silk roving for Christmas, and I’ve decided that I’m [...]

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Mar 12th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness

So over the last year and a half, my yarn production has been low and my excuse making skills have been off the chart.  I have been knitting, spinning, and generally fibre-arting, but in a much lower quantity than before. What else have I been up to?  I’m glad that you asked. Over the course [...]

Mar 12th, 2012 | Filed under manliness

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

well, more excuses i reckon.  sure it’s been a couple of months, but it’s also been summertime!  my spinning production has been sadly low for the last while, but other accomplishments over the last couple of months include: a 160 km bicycle trip with my family from Brockville, ON to Picton, ON (my hometown!) knit [...]

Jul 24th, 2010 | Filed under manliness

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

why have i been witholding all of this?? because cannibals ate my homework?  because i was held in hostage negotiations by terrorist pandas? well, mostly it was because i started christmas knitting and got caught up in the hectic insanity that is trying to finish a family’s worth of christmas gifts as the world’s slowest [...]

Jan 10th, 2010 | Filed under manliness, untastic sock yarn

Muststashyo Episode 6 – Moustache Mushroom Bash has been posted! i successfully upgraded my wordpress installation.  it’s much easier than it used to be back in the day. i’ve also made some progress on my unpossibly awesome socks: only a few more inches to go and i’ll be able to start my toe!

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Jan 4th, 2010 | Filed under knitting, podcast