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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

there’s two things i’ve got to do this weekend.  one is laundry, the other is spin a massive pile of yarn.  my intention is to go through at least one pound, but preferable two pounds of fibre (mostly 80/20 merino/silk).  i’ve been preparing an arsenal of movies to watch but again am calling for the [...]

Feb 19th, 2010 | Filed under manliness

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

you know, it just dawned on me that i only have 5 posts tagged with excuses (this, of course, being the sixth). the good news is that although my lack of blogging has prevailed over the last four days, so has my non-blogging productivity.  three skeins of sheep hair and panda food, two skeins of [...]

Jul 20th, 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

60 grams of sheep hair and panda food

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Jul 6th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

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

merino, cashmere… and a dirty old tree frog.

Jun 29th, 2009 | Filed under manliness