Posts Tagged ‘manly’

no, my fingernails aren’t green because of boogers, but because i dyed. some coming-very-soon merino/cashmere/nylon Untastic Sock Yarn: as you can see, my nostrils are naturally booger-free, and there’s plenty of green yarn as evidence of the reason why my finger nails are green. i’m also going to put some manly spinning batts into the [...]

Oct 7th, 2009 | Filed under untastic sock yarn

is everyone ready for World Wide Spin in Public Day?  i am.  it will give me an opportunity to do two of the things i love the most – spinning manly yarns and making an arse of myself publicly.  should be pretty awesome. where will i be on Saturday September 19th?  I will be in [...]

Sep 17th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

so remember how that last time i said i thought i’d fixed all of my computer problems?  well, not so much.  within a day or two Windows Vista decided that my new favourite colour was blue.  and although i like the colour blue in yarn and in superman shirts i don’t particularly dig it as [...]

Sep 7th, 2009 | Filed under 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

somehow i managed to resist the temptation of spending the last day of my vacation goofing off and doing absolutely nothing. you can also see some of a super top secret experiment in the background there.  think shiny panda food.

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Jul 5th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

now if i could just finish my sweater and socks with this kind of awesomness and fast…ness, i would be done them by now. wow, that was quite possibly the worst sentence ever typed, but also the awesomest at the same time.

Jul 4th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness

i have another 50 gram roving of this stuff.  it’s SOOOOOO nice to spin, and super manly soft.

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Jul 2nd, 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

i have a problem.  i have a thing for toques (and also coffee mugs, hot wheels cars and electric guitars, but that’s not the point). so i started another toque… say hello to my Noro Cranial Thermal Retention Device.  It’s made from Noro Silk Garden Sock Yarn (which i’m renaming to Worm Puke Plant Pile) [...]

Jun 28th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness

while it appears that i’ve been silent for the last two and a half weeks, let me assure you that i have in fact been quite busy.  the whole “having a day job” thing has been getting in the way of any regular web site updates, but there are some coming very soon. first of [...]

Jun 22nd, 2009 | Filed under manliness, miscellaneous