Posts Tagged ‘stitch n bitch’

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

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

i dropped by to say hi to Haley at Knit-O-Matic on sunday and take part in the super awesome stitch ‘n bitch (even though men don’t bitch about things, we just tell it like it is). the cool thing is that she agreed that the yarns that i assembled were cool and will now feature [...]

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Nov 24th, 2008 | Filed under finished yarns, knitting

… 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