Sarah Jane Humke

The life of a traveling, reading, writing, spining and knitting shepherdess.

I recently added three new books to my fiber library that I am so excited about I just had to share. First is the book Lithuanian Knitting: Continuing Traditions by Donna Druchunas and June L. Hall.  First off, can I get a WOW just for the book itself.  Beautifully bound, well photographed and high-quality printing …

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So, all of my stuff was loaded into a container and left the London Thamesport on the 29th of September on the good ship (at least I hope it’s good!) Hoechst Express which is owned and operated by Hapag-Lloyd which is a German shipping company.  The ship is “expected” on the 20th of October in …

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So, since it seems that my proper Shetland posts are going to take a dogs-life to be written (we crammed a lot into a week!) I figure that I can give you some swag shots to keep y’all happy:-) Now, as you all know, the whole trip was arranged by Jamieson and Smith, the Shetland …

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you get snow.  Lots of it.  This morning I awoke to an odd scraping sound from outside the window of my friend Joel’s flat (God, I sound more English when I write than when I speak [oh and Darren, not one person {and most everybody I’ve been around this trip has known me since I …

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There is really nothing much better than getting real mail and the past 2 days have been most excellent for that here at The Old Chapel.  Monday I received my graduation pictures from Florida.  Still haven’t gotten my diploma yet, but that’s ok.  Anyway, I had ordered a package with four 5X7’s in it to …

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So, of course, I get asked right about the stuff that I picked-up at Maryland Sheep and Wool.  Ok, so I got a few things (I took a large camping sized duffelbag that was full on the return).  Here’s a sample of some of the things that I got in Maryland. These are balls of …

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