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Who has two thumbs and was in the news this week?  This guy right here!  The Grid called me up and asked me some questions about an article they were doing on the emergence of men in the knitting world – click here y’all. That being said, I’m almost disappointed in how little knitting I’ve [...]

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Apr 26th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness

So although it has been approximately twenty-one days since the last time I blogged HERE, I have been blogging in other forms (ch-check oot my creative writing blog right HERE). And I am still working on another sock pattern, but you’ll have to excuse my tardiness with that one.  It involves a CHART, and anyone [...]

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Feb 4th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness, patterns

so my last effort in blogging productively was in vain, but this time i’m actually putting time aside every week to say a little something.  mostly, i’ve been knitting socks and toques, but i’ve only been dyeing and spinning minimally. what can you expect from me this year?  i will give you a list! i [...]

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Jan 16th, 2013 | Filed under manliness, patterns

well, more excuses i reckon.  sure it’s been a couple of months, but it’s also been summertime!  my spinning production has been sadly low for the last while, but other accomplishments over the last couple of months include: a 160 km bicycle trip with my family from Brockville, ON to Picton, ON (my hometown!) knit [...]

Jul 24th, 2010 | Filed under manliness

i’ve finally completed assembly of the Unpossibly Awesome Socks: and to celebrate, i’m drinking Rickard’s White and casting on a new pair of socks.  in a few moments, i’ll be casting on the Hannah Socks pattern from Patti’s Patterns.  it’ll be my first attempt at cables, but being a man – i have plenty experience [...]

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May 23rd, 2010 | Filed under knitting, manliness

yes, i’m actually making good on one of my promises… photos of the unpossibly awesome sock. one down, one more to go. ** edit – do you realize how difficult it is to get both your foot AND your face in focus in the same shot in a poorly lit room?  everyone is welcome to [...]

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Feb 15th, 2010 | Filed under miscellaneous

Muststashyo Episode 6 – Moustache Mushroom Bash has been posted! i successfully upgraded my wordpress installation.  it’s much easier than it used to be back in the day. i’ve also made some progress on my unpossibly awesome socks: only a few more inches to go and i’ll be able to start my toe!

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Jan 4th, 2010 | Filed under knitting, podcast

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

i’ve been busy.  it seems as though i’ve somehow lost track of time over the last week or so, but i’ve come to grips with that being okay because losing things is an extremely manly thing to do. i’ve done about 10-15 rows on the Alpaca Sweater of Awesomeness this week which makes me feel [...]

Mar 31st, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness

so everybody who hasn’t submitted a photo yet, you have until the end of today to send them in for the ManSpun Yarn contest.  I will be choosing a winner at some point after midnight tonight so that anyone who considers themselves the ultimate procrastinator can get that last-minute opportunity to send in their photo [...]

Mar 17th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manspun contest