Introduction to MAN vs KNITTING 

This page is for listing the episodes for the MAN vs KNITTING channel on YouTube.

Episode 3 is here!

The entire playlist for Episode 3 is HERE.

Shownotes are by section:


Franklin Habit – www.franklinhabit.com

Franklin’s Blog – www.the-panopticon.blogspot.com

Franklin’s Book Review for Mason Dixon Knitting: www.masondixonknitting.com/forever-franklin

Maker’s Mercantile Shop Blog


Franklin’s LionBrand page:


Franklin’s Dolores Doll Kit


Franklin’s Dolores Outfit Kits



Opening Music is a custom excerpt from ‘everybody’ on the Frank.ep album by Universal Doctrine. Available on Bandcamp.com and all other digital music providers.


The LYS - Local Yarn Shows Series features a few of the yarn shows around the world for the time listed.


Jyväskylä Summer Knit Festival - Toivola Old Courtyaärd, Jyväskylä, Finland. July 4 – July 7, 2019 https://jyvaskylaknitfest.com/en/jyvaskyla-summer-knit-fest/


Nathan Taylor – www.sockmatician.com


45th Annual Black Sheep Gathering  - Linn County Expo Center in Albany, Oregon

July 5 – July 7, 2019 http://www.blacksheepgathering.org/index.html


The Grazing Hills Fiber Arts Festival  - Violo, Idaho. July 13 -July 14, 2019 https://ghfiberfest.com/


The WebSight Series is to showcase the websites on the World Wide Web that can benefit you as a knitter.


This episode details some of the features of the KnitMap website: www.knitmap.com


The MAN vs KNITTING Series details my fiber arts journey and musings.


Cat Bordhi – www.catbordhi.com

Cat’s Sweet Tomato Heel Tutorial: https://youtu.be/IRc3309JUyc

Cat’s Sweet Tomato Heel Socks eBook: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/cats-sweet-tomato-heel-socks-an-ebook

Cat’s Family of Fingerless Mitts: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/cats-family-of-fingerless-mitts

EasyKnits Plump Yarn: https://easyknits.co.uk/collections/plump

Houston’s Only Men’s Stitching Group: www.fibermen.com

Night Owl Fibers: www.nightowlfibers.com

Tumbleweed Yarn: www.tumbleweedyarn.com

Quixotic Fibers: www.quixoticfibers.us


Thank you for watching!


MAN vs KNITTING Website: https://manvsknitting.com

MAN vs KNITTING Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/manvsknitting


Special Episode is here and it is Special!

Episode 2.5 is a special episode because it doesn't follow the usual format but is jam packed! There is a lot to see and learn so I hope you will support the people you will meet in this Special Episode.

MAN vs KNITTING Special Episode Playlist

Show Notes:


Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo – www.rodeohouston.com


Leo Alexander Yarns – www.leoalexanderyarns.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LeonAlexanderYarns/


2 Guys Yarn Company – www.2guysyarn.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/2GuysYarn/


Whimzee Stitches – www.whimzeestitches.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Whimzeestitches/


Grace’s Cases Designs – www.gracescasesdesigns.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GracesCases-538133809546547/


Clemes & Clemes – www.clemes.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clemesandclemes/

Episode 2 is here!

Thank you for your patience as this is a work in progress!  Episode 2 has a change in that the Knitting Clinic will be filmed and organized separately.  This allows everyone who wants to learn to watch just the Knitting Clinic playlist. Look for that very soon.  Let me know what you think!

MAN vs KNITTING Episode 2 Playlist

Show Notes:

Website: www.manvsknitting.com

Facebook: facebook.com\manvsknitting



HIStory 0:49

Websight 24:38

LYS 31:29

MyStory 33:38


HIStory:  Drew Emborsky  www.thecrochetdude.com


Websight:  www.craftyarncouncil.com




6thAnnual Delmarva Wool and Fiber Expo! Friday, March 8, 2019 thru Sunday, March 10, 2019 - www.woolandfiber.com



Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival – Knit, Crochet, Quilt, Create! - Friday, March 15, 2019 thru Sunday March 17, 2019 - www.pghknitandcrochet.com



Heartland Fiberpalooza - Saturday, March 16, 2019 Demonstrations, classes good food and as they say – It’s all about the fiber! Visit www.heartlandfiber.net/about-fiberpalooza.htm for more information.



My Story:


The Buffalo Wool Company


Houston's ONLY Men's Knitting Group:


Episode 1

Episode One is available!  Use the Timestamps if you so choose and don't forget to Subscribe!

MAN vs KNITTING Episode 1 Playlist

Show Notes:

Website: www.manvsknitting.com

Facebook: facebook.com\manvsknitting



HIStory 1:25

Websight 16:12

LYS 27:01

MyStory 29:37

Knitting Clinic 42:19


Kyle Kunnecke - www.kylewilliam.com


Websight - www.ravelry.com


LYS: 2nd Annual Boston Farm & Fiber Festival - Sunday, February 10, 2019



Stitches West - Thursday, February 21, 2019 thru Sunday February 24, 2019


Franklin Habit - www.franklinhabit.com


11th Annual Unravel Yarn Festival - Friday, February 22 thru Sunday, February 24, 2019

unravel…a festival of knitting

Easyknits Yarn - www.easyknits.co.uk


Supplies for Knitting Clinic can be obtained from any local yarn or craft shop but if you are somewhere where you can't get to one I make these links available:


Wool-Ease Yarn - Grey Heather - https://www.amazon.com/Lion-Brand-Wool-Ease-Yarn-620-152/dp/B003D7H3RK?th=1


Bamboo Needles - 16 inch, No. 8 - https://www.clover-usa.com/en/knitting-and-crochet/62-takumi-bamboo-knitting-needles-circular-16-inch.html#/


Stitch Saver: https://www.amazon.com/Susan-Bates-14128-Silvalume-Handi/dp/B0019IG4C0/ref=sr_1_2?s=arts-crafts&ie=UTF8&qid=1549888486&sr=1-2&keywords=silvalume+handi+tool



The intro video is FINALLY here!  This video explains why the channel has it's name, what the mission of the channel is as well as what to expect in upcoming episodes.

Follow this link to the YouTube video