Sarah Jane Humke

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

Yesterday was a long day that actually started the night before.  Well, if I’m being completely honest, it started last year at the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival.  David Kier, a professional shearer, was there doing demos and my friend Kendra started talking to him.  It is not an unusual thing for Kendra to start …

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I am, once again, in charge of classes for the Iowa Sheep & Wool Festival for this year.  I’m really quite proud of the class list that we have come up with for this years attendees.  There’s a little something in it for almost everyone! For the knitters, I have several great classes on offer.  …

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Right now I am having to get to relearn my entire flock.  After shearing, all the animals look completely different.  Like, I can’t tell who they are without reading their eartags.  A few I can tell, of course.  The boys; Herbert, Greyson, and Buddy all have horns and (now) all have bells.  When we change …

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