Sarah Jane Humke

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

Yesterday I went down to Lake LaVerne and I remembered the camera. First the fish started feeding (can’t really photograph them all that well).  Then the geese came. These guys were literally eating out of my hands.  In fact, one kinda tried to hop onto my lap!   Then came the swans (they feel that …

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Yes, you read that right. Knitting socks that are not monkeys.  These are Basket Weave Rib Socks by Sarah Ronchetti.  So far I am enjoying the pattern and the yarn is beautiful. Darker teal than what I can capture with my camera today. In other news, I submitted that paper that I have been working …

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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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Ha! You thought I was done?  Puh-leeze! I am still monkeying it up out here!  I’ve got a sock and a little over a half done.  It’s been a busy week y’all! It got pointed out to me in the comments that I had sent out the knit-signal but I hadn’t given y’all an address …

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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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