Sarah Jane Humke

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

I’ve received two early birthday presents this year.  The first was a set of Knitter’s Pride Karbonz double-pointed needles.  My honey got them for me as I have been knitting a lot of socks lately and, as a result, have broken more than a few of the wooden needles.  I already have a couple of …

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One of the things that I have come up against when giving handknits as a gift is how to express the care and feeding of the item to the recipient without making the birthday or baby card sound like a do’s and don’ts list.  Given that often cards quickly get separated from the gift, this …

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After having a pretty rough week today I got the nicest surprise in the world.  It was a Christmas/Birthday package from my friend Barbro in Finland with all sorts of lovely goodies in it for me! There were these awesome wrist warmers (which I put to use as soon as I took the picture of …

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