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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

the it’s been recorded, edited and posted.  what you may ask?  the MustStashYo! podcast. that’s right!  cindy from Studioloo and i have recorded a podcast about art, yarn, craftiness and moustaches.  check it out! you’ll also catch the first in a series of knitting related comics that i’ve drawn that i’m hoping to post with [...]

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Sep 29th, 2009 | Filed under podcast

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

the first official entry came in from Lisa at The Big Finish…. the cappuccino helps to make these socks very manly. the second entry comes from RubyFox … she has chosen the manliest section of the newspaper of all to show her sock start. and what are you all knitting for?  here’s one of the [...]

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May 4th, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest, untastic sock yarn

here’s the result of some of the several pounds of sheep hair and panda food roving that i’ve been spinning and dyeing. meet Jacques Cousteau: it just occurred to me that my stash of that particular blend is starting to dwindle, which theoretically means that i should move on to a new fibre right?  and [...]

Apr 28th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness

this weekend was certainly a yarnful weekend.  not only did i continue the construction of several very large sheep hair and panda food skeins of yarn (which will be photographed and loaded into the yarn shop of manliness as soon as they’ve been dyed), but i also travelled half way across Toronto to go to [...]

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Apr 27th, 2009 | Filed under manliness, untastic sock yarn

between sheeps and pandas.  all that remains is scraps of hair.

Apr 18th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

the time i spent spinning this weekend was dedicated to a custom yarn order… i keep my sheep hair and panda food in a steel bowl so that it can assert its manliness over fibre kept in plastic bowls (yes, those are sea monkeys beside it.  they’re trying to form a seaciety). and while i [...]

Apr 13th, 2009 | Filed under manliness, untastic sock yarn

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