Sarah Jane Humke

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

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 was asked to share what I got at Sticks and Sting this year.  I assure you it is modest in the most!  The yellow yarn on the left is a custom dyed skein of Superwash Merino 3 ply yarn that came with my goodie bag (but that I forgot to photograph!) by Dreams …

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Today was another very good mail day.  Whenever there is a package too big to fit into the mailbox or one needing a signature, the mailman backs his truck into the drive and honks.  Usually twice.  In a house with 4 dogs in it, this is tantamount to declaring war.  You do not truly understand …

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So, Christmas time is here again and if you’re struggling to find presents for some of the people in your life, let me make a few suggestions of things that I have found to be wonderful.  These are all things that I have either used myself or friends of mine have used and really liked.  …

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Last week I did something insane.  I mean, really, really nuts.  I woke-up at 1am to fly to Germany to visit the Wollmeise store while they were having their annual summer sale.  Yeah, I really did.  Honestly.  I even have pictures! I took the 6am flight from Gatwick to Munich on Easyjet.  I didn’t want …

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Ok, so maybe not, but I sure feel like it after the epic battle that I had blocking my finished Finnish shawl.  Say that five times fast, I dare you.  Actually, it really wasn’t that tough.  I know, you are just about ready to gouge my eyes out right about now aren’t you?  After checking-out …

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