Posts Tagged ‘toque’

even though i haven’t been spinning as much as i’d like to, i have been knitting quite a bit.  i finished a sock (pictures to come), and i completely rocked out in my newly finished sock-head hat! check it oot!

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Feb 14th, 2010 | Filed under finished objects, knitting

i had fun at the Touchable show in Port Hope on the weekend, and i’m looking forward to seeing some finished objects – anyone who was there and got something from me, pop me an email ( and show me pictures of what you’ve done. while i was there, i had some knitting time so [...]

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Nov 9th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness, untastic sock yarn

the dog ate my homework…  that’s my excuse. much of the last couple of weeks has been spent in preparation for the Touchable show in Port Hope put on by my good friends the Fibre Arts Collective.  it will be the first show EVER where i’ll be there representing myself and my own yarn and [...]

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Oct 31st, 2009 | Filed under knitting, podcast, untastic sock yarn

although today’s excuses are valid ones.  yesterday’s yarn was finished very late in the evening, when i discovered that both my iPhone and my camera batteries were both dead. today’s promises include: day 7 yarn day 8 yarn … ANOTHER new toque has been cast on yes, i’ve started another toque of manliness – this [...]

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Jul 8th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

now if i could just finish my sweater and socks with this kind of awesomness and fast…ness, i would be done them by now. wow, that was quite possibly the worst sentence ever typed, but also the awesomest at the same time.

Jul 4th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness

i have a problem.  i have a thing for toques (and also coffee mugs, hot wheels cars and electric guitars, but that’s not the point). so i started another toque… say hello to my Noro Cranial Thermal Retention Device.  It’s made from Noro Silk Garden Sock Yarn (which i’m renaming to Worm Puke Plant Pile) [...]

Jun 28th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness

man, i totally f’ed this o… and yes, wearing a cashmere toque is soft, but i can retain my manliness while wearing it because i haven’t shaved today. i also (finally) finished the purple panda eater yarn (photos will follow tomorrow with details aboot the manspun contest).

Feb 20th, 2009 | Filed under finished objects, knitting

my seemingly ridiculous amount of knitting time with the cashmere toque is coming to an end… as you can see, i’ve switched from the circular needles to the ultra-stabby needles (a manly way of saying DPN’s). unfortunately, i’ve been busy for the last few days and unable to finish anything productive.  dorky computer related tasks [...]

Feb 19th, 2009 | Filed under knitting, manliness

one of those updates where i show you how productive i’ve been… i’ll add them to the shop on thursday when i can get some photos in proper lighting, or you can email me if you want the info for them. and there’s more on the way… i’m a frickin machine eh? also, i’ve [...]

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Feb 10th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, knitting, manliness

spin, knit, spin, knit.  manly tasks are demanding. my plans to keep up spinning a yarn every day during International Manly Yarn Month have not gone well thus far, although maybe i might be able to bring up the daily average on the weekend.  i’ve only spun two so far and have only one left. [...]

Feb 5th, 2009 | Filed under International Manly Yarn Month, knitting