Sarah Jane Humke

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

So, I haven’t shown y’all a lot of what I’ve been doing of late and I think that it’s about time that I rectified that.   First off, I finished the cabled embrace scarf.  It turned out nicely but I was just sooooo glad for it to be done already!  It wasn’t difficult once you …

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Yesterday, the Hubby and I went to the Linslade Canal Festival.  It was a lot of fun seeing all the different organizations that had stalls set up to educate the public as well as sell everything from alpaca blankets (no I didn’t get any even though it was a really good price) to food to …

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  This past weekend was our first annual 4th of July party.  Attending it were 2 Zimbabweans, a couple of Americans, a family of Indians an Italian and, oh yeah, a few Brits!  I don’t know about you but to me that was about as American of a party as we could have had.  It was …

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  So I guess that this really shouldn’t be titled “Woolfest Part II” rather something like “The Rest of the Time That We Spent In the North of England” as it really doesn’t have much to do with Woolfest but “Woolfest Part II” was just easier. So, on Saturday I spent a little bit of …

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I finally got some stuff in the mail that I had been waiting for.  One of the things came in these boxes: For those of you with sharp eyes, you might notice that the tape on the boxes matches that of a box I recieved prior to settting off for the States.  Here’s another picture …

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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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Today I got this package delivered to me.     It is from the British Wool Marketing Board.  I placed an order with them for both some posters and some wool for spinning.  Today, I got my posters, as well as a few other goodies.  I ordered the posters to help decorate my attic yarn …

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