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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

why have i been witholding all of this?? because cannibals ate my homework?  because i was held in hostage negotiations by terrorist pandas? well, mostly it was because i started christmas knitting and got caught up in the hectic insanity that is trying to finish a family’s worth of christmas gifts as the world’s slowest [...]

Jan 10th, 2010 | Filed under manliness, untastic sock yarn

i’m going to be upgrading wordpress today, so i expect there to be some minor blog down-time.  the good news is that i’ve got a long weekend ahead of me, some new handspun manspun on my majacraft little bastard and lots of new Untastic Merino/Cashmere/Nylon sock yarn on its way.

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Dec 31st, 2009 | Filed under manliness

so the fact that it’s dark every day when i get home from work and that the walls in my house are painted yellow makes it very difficult to get half-decent yarn photos, and that’s the excuse that i’m making for my lack of web-site-updating. however, if you want to get your hands on some [...]

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Nov 19th, 2009 | Filed under manliness, untastic sock yarn

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 (thecaptain@manspun.com) 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

no, my fingernails aren’t green because of boogers, but because i dyed. some coming-very-soon merino/cashmere/nylon Untastic Sock Yarn: as you can see, my nostrils are naturally booger-free, and there’s plenty of green yarn as evidence of the reason why my finger nails are green. i’m also going to put some manly spinning batts into the [...]

Oct 7th, 2009 | Filed under untastic sock yarn

first thing – check this out y’all:  crafzine did a post about me: http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2009/09/meet_mathieu_of_manspun.html second of all:  website update – new handspun yarns. third:  new sock yarn is coming incredibly soon!  the shipment finally arrived, but i’ve got to skein it all off.  Hopefully this week i’ll get the Merino/Cashmere/Nylon skeined and dyed, then i’ve [...]

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Sep 20th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness

so, i think i’ve finally gotten my computer problems solved.  stupid windows updates stupid crashed my stupid laptop, so expect to see more stupid updates from stupid me coming stupid soon. BUT on top of all of that nonsense, i updated the Yarn Shop of Manliness!  you should see it in its splendidness and awesomenosity. [...]

Aug 9th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness, 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