Posts Tagged ‘yarn’

So in my efforts to blog at least weekly, I have managed to blog at least monthly.  That does count for something.  Maybe not a whole lot, but more than nothing I suppose right? Also, I spun yarn!   Cindy from Studioloo gave me some awesome Merino/Silk roving for Christmas, and I’ve decided that I’m [...]

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Mar 12th, 2013 | Filed under knitting, manliness

So over the last year and a half, my yarn production has been low and my excuse making skills have been off the chart.  I have been knitting, spinning, and generally fibre-arting, but in a much lower quantity than before. What else have I been up to?  I’m glad that you asked. Over the course [...]

Mar 12th, 2012 | Filed under manliness

so remember how that last time i said i thought i’d fixed all of my computer problems?  well, not so much.  within a day or two Windows Vista decided that my new favourite colour was blue.  and although i like the colour blue in yarn and in superman shirts i don’t particularly dig it as [...]

Sep 7th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

merino, cashmere… and a dirty old tree frog.

Jun 29th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

every day, pandas and sheep fight a seemingly endless fight.  although sheep have the pandas outnumbered by a ratio of at least a million to one, the pandas have stealth on their side.  what’s left in the wake are piles of sheep hair and panda food, waiting for people like me to assemble them into [...]

Feb 25th, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness, manspun contest

some people have asked the question “what do i do with a yarn that is so manly i can barely hold onto it?” well, Haley at Knit-O-Matic – the one and only yarn shop in the Toronto Area to carry ManSpun Yarn – has decided to make a hat out of it. check out her [...]

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Jan 5th, 2009 | Filed under manliness

although i didn’t make good on the promise of a new-year’s eve yarn update (breaking promises is a totally manly thing to do), i can at least assure that the yarn update will come tonight.  i would actually be working on it now were it not for the fact that i forgot to upload my [...]

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Jan 2nd, 2009 | Filed under finished yarns, manliness

i have proof now of just how manly ManSpun yarns are.  while listening to the Lime & Violet podcast i have discovered that my yarns are in fact manly enough to cause women to take off their tops and expose themselves while running around the room.  that’s right – ManSpun yarn may have in fact [...]

Dec 16th, 2008 | Filed under manliness

mathematics and statistics are amongst the manliest things that exist in our world today.  heck, the majority of the world of sports, and the industry that supports sports revolve around mathematics and statistics. math also has worked its way into the world of fiber: beans, are rich in fiber… beans, as we all know, are [...]

Dec 12th, 2008 | Filed under manliness

remember the purple suit and the green hair? yeah – that’s what i was thinking when i finished this one.  the batman’s arch-nemesis. again, put the sheep hair through the grinder and used my bare hands to manipulate it into yarn (or yarrrrrn as ma suggested).  similar details to the last one as far as [...]

Nov 10th, 2008 | Filed under finished yarns