Posts Tagged ‘sock yarn’

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

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

someone was nice enough to remind me that i’ve been missing in action (like chuck norris!) for three weeks.  which happened to remind me that i’ve got this big pile of sock yarn waiting patiently for me to find new homes for it all. super manly sock yarn. untastic sock yarn. now featured in the [...]

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Jun 3rd, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, untastic sock yarn

the bad news first, i had to rip apart my Alpaca Sweater of Awesomeness.  although it IS a very manly thing to make things unnecessarily large, that rule doesn’t generally apply to sweaters.  i learned the manly lesson of measure first, knit second.  a sweater that’s 10 inches too large is … well … too [...]

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May 10th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, untastic sock yarn

almost as quickly as it began, the great sock race is now over and we have a winner. everyone give a manly round of applause to Lisa from The Big Finish.  thankfully Lisa was using metal needles because if she had used wooden ones they would have caught fire. check them out… big thanks to [...]

May 5th, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest, untastic sock yarn

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

so, i’ve mentioned before that i’m going to be launching Untastic Sock yarns in the very near future.  in fact, i’m going to pick up my order of Merino/Cashmere and bamboo sock yarn on sunday, then the dye-a-thon begins sunday night. so what i’ve decided to do to celebrate is have a contest… this contest [...]

May 2nd, 2009 | Filed under manspun contest, untastic sock yarn

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