Sarah Jane Humke

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

So, today I nearly finished my most recent monkeys, but I had left my sewing-up needle at home.  However, I really wanted to get the almost completed monkeys off the needles so I could cast on another pair.  What to do? So, I thought about what I had around me.  I was at the ISU …

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Ok, so that might be overstating it a bit.  But I do feel like a MACHINE of knitting prowess! Here are the latest and greatest Monkeys! This was some beautifully dyed yarn.  I know it’s hard to see it, but this yarn had reds, rusts, oranges, greens, browns and even a tiny bit of pink …

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I don’t talk on here a lot about beauty products and regimes mostly because I typically don’t have any.  That is until lately that is.  You see, I’ve decided it’s time to start getting serious about my skin. Over this past winter, I started using a moisturizer on my face consistently every night after my …

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I just got an email this morning saying that they are doing the Socks that Rock Mill End mystery bags this weekend. This, much like the Wollmeise “We’re different” yarns, is a really great way to get some Socks that Rock to play with for a more affordable price. You don’t get to choose the …

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I finished the pink and grey monkeys shortly after I finished the last post.  My sock blockers have been getting a lot of work lately, a lot more than they are used to at least! There wasn’t a huge amount of yarn left over, but it only take about 5 or 6 grams to make …

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So, I haven’t really blogged in a while and I have lots and lots to share with you.  So, here is your disclaimer: If you are at work or otherwise at a point and time that you cannot download fifty bajillion and a half photos…. wait to read this post, ok? All right, got the …

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