Sarah Jane Humke

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

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I am taking a class through Annie’s Project.  It is a program that is designed to help women engage in farming in a different way.  In the past, women were there to raise the children and cook the meals and often to help with farm work when needed, …

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This weekend I had the great fortune of going to the Des Moines Metro Knitters group annual retreat called Sticks and Strings.  It was held at the Country Inn and Suites in Clive, which was the perfect venue as it had such a laid-back atmosphere.  None of the hotel staff looked too freaked-out by a …

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