Archive | Knitting

02 March 2010 ~ 2 Comments

The Mission Statement

Sometimes it’s important to make a statement, sometimes it’s important to go on a mission, and sometimes doing both makes for very interesting business speak. So in an effort to find my spark I give you, a mission statement Memo: 3/2/2010 To whom it may concern: It’s a Purl, Man is a show about a […]

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23 February 2010 ~ 14 Comments


Last week I started to listen to the podcast from the beginning. You can really hear the excitement and momentum of my knitting life in those shows. I am so excited to reach out to the community and so thrilled to find an audience of people who share my love of fiber. Sadly, I don’t quite feel that way now. […]

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14 February 2010 ~ 5 Comments

Be my valentine…

On this valentine day I reflect on the past couple of years and the people who have come into my life as listeners to my show. So, it’s been a while. I miss you and miss this show, but I have been really overloaded with projects and paid work. Between a major event every month […]

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31 January 2008 ~ 12 Comments

Missed Connection

Me, knitting mittens magic loop style with Cashmere Island on Red Line from downtown to Harvard. You, some guy knitting on grey straights (I assume size 8) with some lovely orangey stuff (I assume malibrigo). You were practicing seed stitch. I gave you my podcast card and told you about the knitting group for guys. […]

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23 August 2007 ~ 10 Comments

Chuppah in a bag

This is what my chuppah looks like to me. I pack it every morning with the hopes of knitting on the subway. Perhaps, if I am lucky I can get it out and knit at group, knit a little during lunch, or perhaps I will get a few minutes in at lunch. It lives in […]

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12 June 2007 ~ 12 Comments

Guido’s got a brand new bag

Let me introduce you to my new bag, thanks to the lovely Darcy at Tom Bihn So this is a new knitting bag that they are going to release at the end of the week. They have sent me this sample to check out because they know I have real knitting bag issues (notice the […]

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11 June 2007 ~ 9 Comments

WWKIP2007-COPLEY recap

There you have it, knitters in public. From the left to the right Guido, Emily/Omly(thanks for the pic), Alexis, Susan(loves to fly fish), ?friend or Ariel?,Ariel(rabid sock knitter), Tab, Ariana. So after hanging around the outdoor spot for half an hour, I moved to the indoor spot where I found Emily and Tab. Soon more […]

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08 June 2007 ~ 5 Comments

WWKIP 2007

Clik on MAP for larger view WWKIP 2007 Boston – The Plan So this is the plan (with google map). If it is nice: Go to Copley Square (area 1 on map) at noon Knit Meet some new people Scare the general public with our knitting powers Perhaps take a peek at the parade (it’s […]

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13 February 2007 ~ 6 Comments

One Skien, One Hook

Well… I went to the Porter Square Book’s Happy Hooking event and learned to make the One Skien Scarf from the new Deb Stoller book, Happy Hooker. I finished it in two days and it looks… well… it’s done I guess… Try as I might I can’t get into this weird hooking lifes style. I […]

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09 February 2007 ~ 23 Comments

Episode 26: Going old School

I am accompanied on this episode by the fantastic Stitchy McYarnPants. We take a trip in her Museum of Kitschy Stitches to find some of the origins of the male patterns. She has promised to add images of the exhibits on her site. Some background, I have the following categories of male sweater patterns: Mud […]

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