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starting tomorrow i will be, for the first time in weeks, not terribly busy.  last week was filled with podcast research, recording, editing, a craft show, a knitting afternoon at Knit-O-Matic and lunch with my parents (on top of the day job and making christmas presents).  tonight’s schedule involves a trip to the post office, [...]

Nov 23rd, 2009 | Filed under manliness

be assured, there IS an update coming to the Yarn Shop of Manliness.  hopefully tonight.  i didn’t quite manage to get time to finish all the spinning i wanted to this weekend, then get everything photographed, weighed and measured, uploaded, etc. before my brain conked out last night. however, tonight i will be doing my [...]

Mar 23rd, 2009 | Filed under manliness

please excuse the poor quality photo and admire the awesome knitting skills of alinaknitsalot from ravelry… the lighting at Panera Bread isn’t exactly conducive to photography, but you can still see how supremely awesome this turned out – made from Purple Pinky (a merino/viscose blend of fibre hand dyed by Studioloo and handspun by ME). [...]

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Jan 27th, 2009 | Filed under finished objects, knitting, manliness

so because i really suck at knitting, but am totally persistent, i’ve cast on a new toque so that i don’t totally destroy my lump of cashmere – this hat is excitingly brown and made from caterpillar hurl and panda food… structurally, this iteration of the toque is much more sound than any previous version [...]

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Jan 26th, 2009 | Filed under knitting

so i know i said i would be doing a yarn update with 2 new yarns, but really, it was just a teaser.  men do that kind of thing all the time right?  say they’re going to do something, and then do something completely different. and by completely different i mean get my hands on [...]

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Jan 19th, 2009 | Filed under manliness, manly yarn making process

i should have done a pre-christmas update, but the construction and assembly of christmas presents kept me busier than a monkey at a nose picking contest. i’m down to three skeins of manliness in the yarn shop, and just completed construction of one more last night.  there’s still a few left at Knit-O-Matic in Toronto, [...]

Dec 29th, 2008 | Filed under manliness

… is lose things.  somewhere in my house is my “Son of Stitch ‘N Bitch” book that has the pattern for the sweater I’m working on, but that’s the extent of my knowledge of its whereabouts. i’m in the process of spinning a manly yarn for myself to knit with just to see what it’s [...]

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Nov 19th, 2008 | Filed under knitting, manly yarn making process